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Investigating the Physical Computing Collections at MOSI

One of the aims of Pararchive is to bring together community groups, members of the public and cultural institutions to collaboratively engage with our shared cultural and historical heritage in order to ensure its ongoing relevance. This partnership is enabling project members to interact with the diverse assets and collections of our project institutional partners…

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Behind-the-scenes at MOSI

What do MOSI’s archives hold for Pararchive project members?  This is what Daniel and I set out to discover through a behind-the-scenes visit to the Manchester museum under the expert guidance of Jan Hicks, MOSI’s Archives and Information Manager. We started out from its Collections Centre, which holds about a third of the objects not…

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