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The Hellman Files #125

A trawl through Hellman’s archives, in which we uncover gems that are as relevant now as they were then.

As £19 million of refurb penicillin is to be injected into Stirling’s Grade II Florey student hostel, this AJ cartoon from 14.08.85 refers to Big Jim’s first 60s Oxbridge creation, the Cambridge History Library, equally known to be noisy, leaky, sweltering in summer and freezing in winter. As Uncle Karl said: ‘History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.’

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