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Savoy Place in the 1950s

By Anne Locker, Library and Archives Manager What do Senate House, Piccadilly Circus underground station and Savoy Place have in common? They are all buildings that were designed (or redesigned) by the architect Charles Holden in the mid-twentieth century. The... Continue Reading →

A tale of two charters

By Anne Locker, Library and Archives Manager A Royal Charter for the Society of Telegraph Engineers In 1875, the meteorologist and telegraphy pioneer Sir Francis Ronalds bequeathed his library of rare books to the Society of Telegraph Engineers, an organisation... Continue Reading →

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