A Biophysics Christmas

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King’s College London Department of Biophysics celebrated Christmas in their own distinctive style in 1962. This was the year that saw Francis Crick, Jim Watson and King’s Maurice Wilkins awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their work … Continue reading

Dame Barbara Cartland’s Christmas

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Some might be surprised to find these Christmas card from the romance novelist Dame Barbara Cartland in amongst our collections! In fact we have a few, plus a fair bit of other correspondence, in the papers of Sir Arthur Bryant. … Continue reading

Christmas with the Maharajah

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Christmas is fast approaching, and with that in mind we thought we’d share with you a few of the Christmassy things we have in the archives. Today we’re looking at the Alanbrooke papers in the Liddell Hart Centre for Military … Continue reading

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Selected by Kate O’Brien, Archives Services Manager What Princess Mary’s tobacco tin, in the collection of Field Marshal Sir John Dill. These brass tins were sent to all service personnel on the Western Front and in the Navy, December 1914. The scheme … Continue reading

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Selected by Diana Manipud, Archives Assistant What A dinner menu from Captain Graeme Wynne’s internment as a Prisoner of War in Heidelberg, Germany, December 1917. Wynne was captured by German forces during the Battle of Le Cateau, France on 26 … Continue reading