The Leeds Savage Club: A Brief History

This week on the Secret Library, we hear from Karen Downham in our Local and Family History department, who looks at the Leeds Savage Club, a group active in the early 1900s, and whose members had a strong influence on the city of Leeds, and beyond. Selecting a book to take to one of our…

Reading Around the Histories of Leeds

by Antony Ramm, Local and Family History, Central Library “In a nutshell, historiography is the history of history” –¬†and because everything¬†has a history (both objectively and subjectively), everything also has a history of those histories: that is, a historiography. Leeds is no different. In fact, in some ways, Leeds is more blessed than many other…