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A Wartime Christmas: The Nutrition Collection does Christmas

Often when we think of Christmas we associate it with indulgence, where we look forward to succulent roast dinners and copious amounts of sweet treats, but spare a thought for those who faced Christmas on rations.

From 1939 till 1954, the Home Front was subject to strict rationing on cloth…

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Christmas cards from India to Sir Ronald Ross

While the collection at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine archives includes a wide variety of material on tropical medicine and the related scientific papers, included within these collections are the occasional treat – in this case, a Christmas treat!

Sir Ronald Ross’ collection here at the archive includes…

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Christmas Recipe from the Archives

Last month the Archives team held the second Great War Bake Off, where we showcased the Archives’ wartime recipes from the Nutrition Collection. We were pleased to see so many staff and students take part, and to taste their creations, so to end the year the Archives service have found…

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Christmas in Uganda 1922: The Carpenter Diary

The Archives team is looking forward to Christmas and what better way to celebrate than to look at a few of our festive collections. Below are four extracts from the Carpenter travel diary, documenting Geoffrey and Amy Carpenter’s Christmas spent in Uganda in 1922.

But first who were the…

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Christmas Cards from the Sir Ronald Ross Collection

The LSHTM Archive’s Ross Collection contains more than just material relating to Ronald Ross’s scientific and medical research – there are also are large number of his photographs, notebooks, postcards and sketchbooks that tell us more about Ross as a person and his wide array of interests.

Scattered among…

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Christmas recipes in the Archives

I do enjoy baking at this time of year (the ginger biscuits I baked for the Library & Archives team disappeared pretty quickly) so I might take my inspiration from some of the Christmas recipes in our Nutrition collection:

 

This leaflet, published in December 1945, is from a series…

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