Roehampton University - Not just William stories

February 21, 2008

A unique collection of children's literature has a new home. Roehampton University has opened a new Archives and Special Collections Centre in its library. The centre will house the Froebel Archive for Childhood Studies, which supports the university's courses on comparative early childhood philosophies, the Children's Literature Collection, which is made up of children's books of historical interest, and a collection of the works of Richmal Crompton, who wrote the Just William books. Chris Cobb, the pro vice-chancellor, said: "The Archives and Special Collections facility builds on Roehampton University's research support environment, which will continue to grow over the coming years."

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