Reference number
  • L/019
Level
  • Collection
Date(s)
  • 7 October 1953
Extent and medium
  • One booklet
Description
  • ┆Programme for a reception at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery, New Walk, by the Lord Mayor Alderman Sir Charles Keene. The booklet explains the history and development of the museum and explains the work of the museum, art gallery, geology, biology, archives, and antiquities departments as well as Newarke Houses and Belgrave Hall. The programme includes diagrams to further explain the work of the museums staff, such as collection (acquisition), preparation and publication (cataloguing) and display. The reception included demonstrations of folk dancing by the Leicester district of the English Folk Dance and Song Society and a display of dresses from the costume collection.
Access status
  • Open
Conditions governing reproduction
  • Copies may be taken subject to copyright regulations.
Language/scripts of material
  • English
Archivist's note
  • Catalogued by Katharine Short, Special Collections Manager
Date(s) of descriptions
  • 02 March 2019