‘Picture Post’ superb archive collection for students and staff

Picture Post - 19.04.47Iconic archive of photo-journalistic magazines will support research for students and staff at the University of Lincoln. The library team won a bid to completely house the collection of Picture Post, which is one of Britain’s most significant war-time publications. Lincoln School of Media Principal Lecturer Colin Reiners: “Our collection consists of every copy of Picture Post ever published, offering students direct access to material covering the social history of Britain between 1938 and 1957.”  Lizzy Mitchell from the University Press Office shared the good news:

The collection, which consists of almost 50,000 pages, was gifted by the family of a local collector, whose affection for the publication saw him amass and preserve each individual copy of the magazine. It will now be stored in the University of Lincoln’s Zibby Garnett Library for special archive materials, overseen by the University’s Academic Subject Librarian, Dr Frederick Dickinson. Continue reading