File 9 - Set of Training College postcards

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GB 2830 BPL/22/9


Set of Training College postcards


  • 1912 - 1926 (Creation)

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14 b+w postcards, 1 colour postcard

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(fl. 1990-)

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Currently Principal Information Assistant for Archives within Libraries and Learning Innovation. Was responsible for the present incarnation of the archive bringing together disparate parts of the University's history and heritage under the umbrella of the Archive and Special Collections.Began working for Leeds Polytechnic in 1990.

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Set of postcards collected by Keith Rowntree

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A set of Postcards collected by Keith Rowntree mainly date from the early years of the Leeds Training College. Some describe the buildings as new. Two refer to the buildings as the Military Hospital which would date them to between 1914-18 although the hospital had a presence on site until 1927. Publishers of the postcards include local Leeds firms of H. Burniston, Pickard and Sons and Holland & Co..

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