Westminster Abbey Library and Muniments Visit, 8 December 2016

Westminster Abbey Library and Muniments Visit Places are still available for this opportunity to visit the Library and Muniment Room which houses the extensive and historic collections of books, manuscripts and archival material belonging to the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. The present Library, begun after the foundation of the Abbey as a collegiate church in 1560, has been housed in part of the former monastic dormitory since 1591. The archives of Westminster Abbey date from the 10th century to the present day whilst the Library holds around 14,000 pre-1801 printed ...

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“Keeping the Memory Green”, British Records Association Annual Conference – 29 November 2016

The 2016 Annual Conference of the BRA will be held jointly this year with The Gardens Trust: ‘ ”Keeping the memory green”: records of small gardens’. It will take place at the Linnean Society, Piccadilly,  on Tuesday, 29 November 2016.   More details will be available soon on our ...

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“Branching out: the rewards and realities of diversifying your service”, Business Archives Council annual conference, November 21, 2016

Branching out: the rewards and realities of diversifying your service will be held on Monday 21 November 2016 at HSBC's head office in Canary Wharf. This year's conference aims to share, discuss and debate the variety of ways business archives can branch out and become more diverse, from moving beyond the traditional archive functions to making collections more relevant for the 21st century audience. A range of case studies will consider what practical steps can be taken to make your collection more diverse, with a focus on using volunteers and members of the ...

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