Have you ever noticed that each of the study rooms in the Morrell and Fairhurst has a name on the door, and wondered what's behind that name?Wonder no more, as all is being revealed this week. Each name has been chosen because it represents a place or person, or something with a York or Yorkshire connection.
Acomb doesn’t just refer to an obscure, far-away suburb at the end of the no. 4 bus line…Acomb Room Sign, photo credit: Paul Shields, University Photographer
We don’t just have signs on famous figures either - there is information about lesser-known people, such as Catherine Cappe, who was prominent in the Unitarian movement in York.
Next time you’re in one of our study rooms, look up - you never know what you’ll find out.