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One last look...

t was a very strange feeling. The archive and special collections had been stripped out; all that was left were the bare bones of metal, the skeletal remains.

One last look

A rapid sketch to capture the disconcerting, denuded shelves, a few snaps on my phone. And then it was all gone, several years work undone.

I was taken aback and surprised by how emotional the moment was.

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Dr Keith Rowntree

Keith Rowntree maintains the University's Archive and Special Collections which are currently held at the University’s Library, situated on our Headingley Campus. We collect, describe and preserve material for future generations while seeking to promote knowledge of, and access to this rich heritage for educational, professional and research purposes.

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