Palace Green Library, in the heart of Durham city, holds Durham University's special collections. Our galleries are open to all and display treasures spanning millennia and the globe.
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Palaeography: Learning to read 17th century handwriting
Michael Stansfield, Deputy Head of Archives and Special Collections, Culture Durham
Francis Gotto, Assistant Keeper, Culture Durham
Andrew Gray, Assistant Keeper, Culture Durham
Teeth can tell us a lot about a person, including their age. Bioarchaeologists use teeth to work out the age of a skeleton, make your own set of chattering teeth for your age.
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FAMILY & LOCAL HISTORIANS
Our archives include parish registers, marriage licences and probate records. If you’re researching your family history, explore our collections and plan your visit.