Talks & Lectures ‘For all our people’: the establishment of a public library service in Victorian Steve Hewett.

Lunar Lecture at Erasmus Darwin House.

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‘For all our people’: the establishment of a public library service in Victorian Birmingham.

Steve Hewett is a retired university librarian with an interest in local and regional history. He is in his final year of doctoral research for a PhD, investigating the development of civic culture in Birmingham during the late eighteenth- and nineteenth centuries, in particular looking at the campaign for a free library service which began in the 1850s.

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Thursday 25 April 2024, 19:30 - 20:30

Erasmus Darwin House
Beacon Street
WS13 7AD

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