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The summer meeting of the Association for Manuscripts and Archives in Research Collections has recently been announced.
It will be held on 12 July at the University of Nottingham.
See below for details and booking form.
The theme is access, and specifically the impact on curators and researchers as Reading Rooms take account of legislative changes affecting modern papers and archives.
AMARC meetings are open to non-members. For more details about AMARC see its website at:
I am happy to answer enquiries about this event.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR MANUSCRIPTS AND ARCHIVES IN RESEARCH COLLECTIONS (AMARC)
AGM and Summer Meeting 2004
ACCESS AND RESTRICTIONS IN MODERN PAPERS AND ARCHIVES
A study day for archivists and historians, with particular reference to Data Protection and Freedom of Information in the Reading Room.
Monday 12 July 2004
Arts Lecture Theatre, Lakeside Arts Centre, University of Nottingham
10.30-11.30 Registration and coffee
11.00 AMARC AGM
11.40 Introduction by Dr Christopher de Hamel, AMARC Chairman
and Fellow Librarian of Corpus Christi College Cambridge
The historians perspective
11.45 Edward Higgs, University of Essex
Politics of official information in England - an historical perspective
12.10 Professor Nina Fishman, University of Westminster
Political biography in the 20th century
12.30 Lunch in the D H Lawrence Pavilion
Opportunity to view exhibition in Weston Gallery
Hooked on Books. The Library of Sir John Soane, Architect, 1753-1837
1.45 Susan Healy, The National Archives
Moving into a Compliant Regime
The curators perspective
2.25 Christine Woodland, University of Warwick
2.40 Helen Wakely, The Wellcome Library
Keeping a healthy perspective
2.55 Christine Penney, University of Birmingham
3.45 Panel Session with the speakers
Chair: Elizabeth Shepherd, University College London
The cost of the meeting, including coffee, lunch and tea, is *20 for members of AMARC and students and *25 for non-members who are not students.
[AMARC membership rates are *10 pa for individuals and *30 pa for institutions.]
To book, please send the form below, with your cheque (payable to AMARC) by 28 June to Dr Dorothy Johnston, Manuscripts and Special Collections, Hallward Library, University of Nottingham, University Park, NG7 2RD.
I enclose a cheque for *20.00/*25.00* for a place at the AMARC Summer meeting in Nottingham on 12 July 2004
*Please delete as appropriate
Name (in block capitals):
Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections
University of Nottingham
Tel: 0115 951 4563
FAX: 0115 951 4558
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