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Voice and memory: Welcome

A guide to assist those looking for the individual voice in archives


Many collections held at the IOE archives contain material that encapsulates the experiences of an individual. Diaries, letters, scrapbooks, even a note on the back of a photograph can communicate thought and feelings in a way that can connect us to another time and place.

Letter from the Papers of the White Family

Photograph of a letter from the White Family papers

External links

Throughout this guide you may find links to external sites, particularly with regards to explanations of terms used. We cannot be responsible for the accuracy of this third party content.