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Food, Glorious Food event Event

Food, Glorious Food
15:30 - 18:30
9 December 2015
Special Collections, Hartley Library, University Road, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please telephone the Archives and Special Collections Division on 02380 592721 or email .

Event details

On Wednesday 9 December, the Special Collections, Hartley Library, will hold the next in its series of open afternoons, allowing visitors to explore material from the holdings and to meet the curators. The theme for this open afternoon will be food. Material will range across the cultivation of food, food preparation, household management, food supplies and the consumption of food. Come and find out how what was on the menu for the Patagonians visited by William Mogg during his voyage on the Beagle in the early nineteenth century.



1530-1700: Visit to Special Collections (Archives and Manuscripts reading room, Level 4, Hartley Library)

1730-1800: Talk by Professor Chris Woolgar, Professor of History and Archival Studies, whose latest book The Culture of Food in England 1200-1500 will be published by Yale University Press in the spring of 2016 (Library Conference Room 4115, Level 4, Hartley Library)

1800-1830 Tea


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