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ARCHIVES: Autumn 2017 issue: ToC and Abstracts

Contents Matti Watton, Seven hundred years since a spade cost sixpence: Records of the Lambeth Palace garden Toby Parker, Lost in the long books: Eighteenth century college gardens in Oxford Margaret Willes, Here today, gone tomorrow Lesley Acton, Allotment gardens: Research challenges and surprising discoveries Richard Storey, Small gardens, big business Abstracts Matti Watton, Seven hundred years since a spade cost sixpence: Records of the Lambeth Palace garden Archbishops of Canterbury have lived on the site occupied by Lambeth Palace for around 800 ...

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BRA: 85 YEARS WORKING FOR ARCHIVES

Tuesday 14th November 2017 was the 85th anniversary of the day in 1932 when the British Records Association was formally inaugurated, at a meeting of the Conference of Record and Allied Societies. The meeting was presided over by the Master of the Rolls, who still acts as the President of the Association.   The British Records Association took over from the British Record Society its work to promote the preservation, care and availability of private archives, and this early vision continues to guide the Association today. A free booklet produced to mark the ...

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BRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE, THURSDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2017

Places are still available for our Annual Conference, which this year is on the subject of “Shops and Shopping in the Archives: A Nation of Recordkeepers?”. Please see our Conference page for further details of the programme and booking instructions.

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