The British Records Association is delighted to have been invited to join the Assessment Panel for the Covid-19 Archives Fund, launched by the National Archives on 3 December. The objective of the fund is to provide support for short-notice interventions to secure vulnerable analogue and digital records from premature destruction or prolonged neglect. Further details can be found on TNA’s web-site: https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archives-sector/finding-funding/covid-19-archives-fund/about-the-covid-19-archives-fund/
The British Records Association is delighted to announce that the winner of the 2020 Janette Harley Prize is Steven King for his book Writing the Lives of the English Poor 1750s-1830s (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2019). The full press release can be read here.
We are still working to reschedule our conference “Creative Encounters: Art in the Archives”, which should have been held on 23 April 2020, and will provide an update once details have been confirmed. Tickets already purchased will still be valid for the rescheduled conference date; refunds will also be available.