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The Marx Memorial Library offers school and student groups specially tailored tours of our historic building and workshops featuring our unique archive collections, ideal for GCSE and A-level students as well as undergraduates. Students have the opportunty to engage directly with orginal historic documents. Examples of our themed workshops include:
- Soviet poster art
- The Spanish Civil War
- The Russian Revolution
- Marx in London
- The Cold War
‘Visiting the MML provided my students with an excellent introduction to viewing and using archival resources. The variety and richness of the sources available was eye opening for my students who loved the atmosphere …There were some really interesting teaching and learning points which helped the students gain a broader understanding of the topics they were studying.’
(Alan Kunna, History teacher, Newham Sixth Form College)
'Our A-Level History and Politics students were delighted to see the fascinating documents kept by MML on the Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War and to see Lenin’s office. The students loved the visit and we have returned many times since to the ideas we learnt at MML.'
(Tom Sawbridge, Ark Academy, Wembley)
‘The library is a great resource for our students and the courses we teach. Please keep me posted about developments.’
(Rob Behan, History Teacher, Newham Sixth Form College)
'It was genuinely fascinating to see where Lenin worked when he was in London. I can imagine him there, planning the Russian Revolution'
'I didn’t know much about the Spanish Civil War before our visit. It was so interesting to find out more about it.'
To book a session and/or for further information contact Meirian Jump, Archivist & Library Manager at email@example.com 0207 253 1485