This year’s Maurice Bond lecturer was Joan Winterkorn, whose thought provoking reflections on her career in the antiquarian book trade encouraged some lively debate at the reception which followed. We were delighted that BRA’s Patron, the Marquess of Salisbury, was able to attend. The AGM and Bond Lecture were generously hosted by the ING Archives, and we are most grateful for their support.
CONTENTS Dean A. Irwin, From Archae to Archives Mark Dunton, Public relations and the price commission, 1973-74 Paul Rock, ‘The dreadful flood of documents’: The 1958 Public Record Act and its aftermath: Part 2: After-effects Michael Moss and David Thomas, Overlapping temporalities – the judge, the historian and the citizen Obituary: Freddie Emery Wallis, 1927-2017 ABSTRACTS Dean A. Irwin, From Archae to Archives Acknowledgments of debt, made to the Jews of England between 1194 and 1290, have long been known to historians. The two largest collec...
This August, The National Archives will be hosting a series of free lectures by leading historians on the topic of suppression, distortion and fiction in past societies. Download the programme here (pdf). Please visit the National Archives web-site to book.