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Lanchester Interactive Archive

Based on Floor 2 of the Library, this is the discovery space for the archive of papers relating to Frederick Lanchester, an local engineer after whom the Library building is named. The archives, including notebooks, sketchbooks, correspondence, photographs and patents of his many inventions which have also been digitised. Visit the website:


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