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BAC Cataloguing Grants announced

Announcing two BAC Cataloguing Grants: for business archives and business archives related to the arts: The Business Archives Council (BAC) has announced that it has increased its two cataloguing grants for business collections to £4000 each in 2018. The aim of these grants is to fund the cataloguing of a business collection in either the private or public sector, and to: Provide financial support for institutions/businesses that manage business archives; Reach collections that have not yet been prioritised but have potential academic or socio-historical ...

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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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