100 Objects

Detail from the University's Grant of Arms

Detail from the University's Grant of Arms

100 objects Bradford is a new online exhibition from Special Collections, curated by Alison Cullingford and inspired of course by the British Museum/BBC series.  Each week meet one of the most important or interesting items from Special Collections. The first object is the University’s Charter, along with its companion, the Grant of Arms (shown here).  Thanks to “Red” Ted Edwards, our first Vice-Chancellor, the Charter includes a commitment to using knowledge for human welfare, which led to the founding of Peace Studies, and still appears today in ecoversity and other projects.

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