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Talk: Town vs. gown – Social divides in Cambridgeshire antiquarian life

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 , 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

Mariel Rodriguez explores how the 1830s national revival of interest in antiquarianism and archaeology was initially dominated by the University in Cambridge, until residents like Frederick Leach and C. H. Evelyn White created their own advocacy spaces. By the 20th century the non-university antiquarian society was at the forefront of national preservation debates.


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