Six of Marx Memorial Library's rare pamphlets on the subject of Nationalisation will be on display at the National Coal Mining Museum, England, until the end of the year. We are delighted to contribute to this themed exhibition.
The Marx Memorial Library is home to an extensive collections of visual material including photographs, posters and banners on subjects such as the peace movement, anti-cuts demonstrations, campaigns for suffrage and revolutionary figures through history. These workshops give students the opportunity to view these materials first hand, encouraging debate on form, content, media and context
Our workshops can be tailored to your needs, and will particularly appeal to GCSE and A-Level Art, Art History, Photography and Media students. They can focus on
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This series of classes marks 100 years since Lenin's State and Revolution. Join us for an exploration of key texts at fortnightly sessions starting 7 Feb. Download flyer below.
The Marx Memorial Library is home to the most significant archives on the Spanish Civil War in the country. From leaflets promoting aid for Spain campaigns and letters from International Brigaders to vivid posters and banners and original photographs taken at the front line, this collection truly brings history to life.
Our workshops can be tailored to your needs, and will particularly appeal to GCSE History, Politics, Art, Spanish and Citizenship students. They can focus on
The Marx Memorial Library is home to a phenomenal collection of resources on the Russian Revolution and the Soviet Union. These include posters depicting contemporary propaganda wars; pamphlets documenting accounts of vistors to Russia during the civil war; photographs of the Red Army and leaflets from the Hands Off Russia campaign in Britain. We also hold pamphlets and periodicals documenting collectivisation, the space race, and soviet culture and art.
Our workshops can be tailored to your needs, and will particularly appeal to GCSE and A-Level History, Politics and Art students. They can focus on:
Not only is a visit to the library a chance to view our archives, but an opportunity to visit the historic building built in 1737 where Lenin worked in exile from 1902 - 1903. This makes the Marx Memorial Library in 2017 - on the centenary of the revolution itself - one of the most authentic and inspiring places to learn about Russia's history.