Jack Hylton was a bandleader and theatre impresario. The archive reflects his career spanning the 1920s to 1960s. It contains material relating to popular music from 1920-40s and theatre productions from 1940s to 1965.
Interviews and diaries obtained by the Institute of Health Research from respondents in North Cumbria during the Foot and Mouth epidemic in 2001.
Interviews and questionnaires from cinemagoers that were active during the 1930s.
Research from 1970-2000 on adult literacy, numeracy, ESOL policy and resources.
Social life in Barrow, Lancaster and Preston 1870-1970
Some of the smaller archives