Archive material by its nature needs to be preserved and protected so that it is available in perpetuity for future generations. This means that most of the time, the archive material is locked away with limited access for scholars. Occasionally, however, exhibitions are mounted to bring the material to a wider audience. Somerville graduate student Teresa Franco, has created an exhibition from materials in Somerville’s archive to accompany an international conference at the Taylor Institution, Oxford on Italy and the Great War. Here are a few photos from the exhibition.
which can be found in the Taylor Institution Voltaire Room until April 27th 2012.
Use of copyright materials written by Vera Brittain by kind permission of her estate.