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The Special Collection: Digital Collections

Sheffield Theatre Collection


Sheffield Theatres Collection.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Crucible, the Library digitised a collection of fifty programmes, one from each of the Crucible’s 50 years, alongside the opening gala production Fanfare and their anniversary production Rock paper scissors. See the collection here

The Crucible at 50: Sheffield Theatres Collection


The Crucible at 50.

Alongside the anniversary collection, the Library is producing a growing digital collection of programmes from the Crucible’s production archive. Eventually this will offer full coverage of all shows produced at the Crucible during its history. See the collection here

David Morgan Rees Collection

Screenshot of the David Morgan Rees digital collection page in SHIMMER.


David Morgan Rees Collection

David Morgan Rees worked in Industry before he became an academic lecturing in PR Studies. As a photographer and freelance writer, he concentrates on rural subjects. He has contributed to BBC Radio and publications such as 'Yorkshire Life', 'The Dalesman' and 'Yorkshire Journal'.


Screenshot of SHIMMER



SHIMMER, Sheffield Hallam University's online image and multi-media database. The collection contains over 30,000 images covering a variety of subject areas - including the Student Degree Shows from 1967 - 2015.

Digitised Films from the Special Collection


Digitised Films from the Special Collection

Fours films from the Special Collection Archive including 'Sheffield Polytechnic: An Introduction' from 1969.

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