Category Archives: Snapshots from the Archive

Two pamphlets and two letters – “The Hooker Hoard”

Botanical Correspondence of J. D. Hooker Printed letter to J. D. Hooker from Baron Alexander von Humboldt, on his proposed journey to the Himalayas and Tibet, and printed article on Dr Hooker’s botanical mission to India. Norfolk Record Office, MC … Continue reading

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‘Keep the Memory Alive’: Norfolk Women and the Holocaust

The Mustard Show’s Darren Eadie and Helen McDermott talk to Frank Meeres about the role of four Norfolk women who, in very different ways, had direct experiences of the terrible events of just over seventy years ago.

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The Norfolk Punt

This blog post shines a spotlight on the Norfolk Punt, as this weekend is the Norfolk Punt Championships.  The Norfolk Punt was originally a flat-bottomed boat used on the Broads in the nineteenth century for fishing and shooting wild fowl.  Hunters … Continue reading

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