Reminder: Some places are still available for the Training Day on 30 September 2004, at The Institute of Historical Research
This is based around the BRA book, Documenting the History of Houses by Nat Alcock (2003)
It is an opportunity for archivists and for those working on their own houses or on house history in general to explore sources and approaches to this type of research.
At University of London, Malet Street, Senate House
Institute of Historical Research, Wolfson/Pollard Rooms
10.30 Registration and Coffee
11.00 Houses and their Histories. An overview of house histories for a wide range of houses
Dr Nat Alcock, Vice-Chairman, British Records Association,
12.00 How do I get there? Potential and Pitfalls in using Maps for House History
Dr Annabelle Hughes, Independent house historian
14.00 Tracing House Histories. Sources for sequences of owners and occupants
Dr Chris Currie, Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Historical Research
15.00 Living in the House. The interpretation of evidence for life within houses.
Dr Pat Hughes, Independent house historian
BRA members £30, non members £40 (price includes refreshments and sandwich lunch)
Copies of Documenting the History of Houses will be available on the day.
If you don't already have one and would like to be sure of getting one, you can pre-order it (use the booking form) at £7.50 (B.R.A members) or £9.50 (non-members).
For details and bookings contact the BRA office on 020 7833 0428
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Or print out a Booking form.