10 Facts About The Last 30 Years

We Celebrated 30 years of working with the North Devon Record Office and North Devon Local Studies Library this month, here are 10 facts about the last 30 years 1. Since we moved into the library building there have been 3 Librarians and 5 Assistant Librarians for the Athenaeum. The current Librarian and assistant librarian …

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10 Facts About Our Image Collections

1. There are over 20,000 individual images on our Image Catalogue There are several thousand more which are yet to be catalogued, most of these un-catalogued images come from the North Devon Journal Archive Collection. 2. The North Devon Journal Archive Image Collection Has a Separate Catalogue. You can search for the Journal Images through …

10 Facts about the Barnstaple Literary and Scientific Institute

Before the North Devon Athenaeum there was the Barnstaple Literary and Scientific Institute. Here are 10 facts about the institute which came before us... 1. The Barnstaple Literary and Scientific Institute Opened it's Doors in 1845 Planning for creating and opening such an institution actually started in 1844 when a petition of over 100 people …