Past Events

Event: Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2016

Fri, 29 Apr at 09:30, London, Greater London The Gerald Aylmer Seminar 2016: The Experience of the Archive By: Institute of Historical Research Location: Wolfson Conference Suite, IHR Registration: 09:30-10:00 This seminar will focus on the critical questions which surround the individual, personal and community experience of the archive and the ways in which that experience affects how the archive is understood and used. Just as the production of the archive is not neutral or static, the use of the archive is a matter not only of the content found ...

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Annual Conference – 26 November 2015

'In a league of their own': archives of the history of British sport and physical recreation Programme 09.45   Registration and coffee 10.15  Welcome Anthony Smith, Chair of the British Records Association 10.20 'We will play with a ball full of wynde': sport at Eton since the 15th century Eleanor Hoare, Eton College Archivist 11.00 'Upon the Elysian Stream': An Oxford College Boat Club's archives and its oarsmen Mark Blandford-Baker, Home Bursar, Magdalen College, Oxford 11.40 Bedford Physical Training College: the female tradition Karen Davies, Archivist, ...

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Upstairs, downstairs: life in British stately homes and town houses

Annual Conference British Records Association jointly with The Historic Houses Archivists Group   Tuesday 2 December 2014 Programme 09.45   Registration and coffee 10.15   Welcome Anthony Smith, Chair of the British Records Association 10.20  ‘Let each man do his best’: The Percy Family and their staff in the First    World War, 1914-1918’ Christopher Hunwick, Archivist to the Duke of Northumberland at Alnwick Castle and Syon House 11.00 '' A More Steady and Moral Set of Servants I never saw'' : the Sutherland Collection as a research ...

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