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Collection Summary

Collection Title
Abell Collection
90 scrapbooks, covering aspects of the history of Lincoln, eg Castle, Education, Sport, compiled by Ernest I. Abell around 1960. Contains handwritten notes, newscuttings, postcards, photographs and ephemera. Ideal for school projects. Available in hard copy or microfilm.
Scrapbooks are the research for 'The Story of Lincoln' , which E. I. Abell wrote with J.D Chambers.
  • Scrapbooks
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Suggested Audience
general interest,primary education (age 4-11),secondary education (age 10-16),sixth form college,further education (age 16+),higher education,community education,research
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Kept in locked cabinet - access on request
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Location Details

Lincolnshire Libraries, Lincoln Central Library
Free School Lane LINCOLN Lincolnshire LN2 1EZ United Kingdom
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01522 782010
01522 535882 
Visiting Information
Monday - Friday: 09:30 - 19:00 Saturday 09:30 -16:00
Open to all
Wheelchair access, disabled toilet, hearing loop
Collections Overview
Collections of lending and reference books are held at Lincoln Central Library. Stock includes material for adults and children in print and other media including accessible formats (large print and audio cassettes and CDs). A number of special collections are held at the Central Library.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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  • Library.
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Associated Collection(s)
  • Super Collection: Lincolnshire Local Studies Collection

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