New Exhibition at Leeds – Sailing Through History

Although inland, Leeds Archive surprisingly holds a wide variety of nautical themed records across its collections. In a new exhibition at the Leeds archive a range of these records, such as photographs, port books, and impressment registers have been used to showcase West Yorkshire’s connections with the waves. This particular list of Seafaring men shows … Continue reading New Exhibition at Leeds – Sailing Through History

Lieutenant Colonel Tetley’s Diary

Our guest blog post today comes from Alexander Hail, student at the University of Leeds. As part of HIST2505 Archive Intelligence: Unlocking the Archive, Alexander researched the diary of Lieutenant Colonel Tetley, written between 1915 and 1918 and explores what it can tell us about the First World War. The Great War saw the culmination of … Continue reading Lieutenant Colonel Tetley’s Diary