[with apologies for cross-posting]
** Collections of the Month: Typewriters and Office Machines **
This month we look at typewriters and their impact on office workers in collections at The Women's Library and other collections around the UK.
* Intwine, a subject guide to Collections of the Month <http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/intwine/> *
** Latest additions **
New contributor Queen Mary, University of London.
Additional descriptions from Senate House Library, University of London; the National Co-operative Archive; the University of Dundee; and The Women's Library.
These include the records of of the 18th century 'boom-and-bust' South Sea Company; records of the Co-operative Women's Guild, Lea Valley District; papers of physicist Walter E. Spear (1921-2008); the papers of journalist Catherine Mary Stott (1907-2002); and the papers of novelist Stella Benson (1892-1933).
* Latest Additions newsfeed <http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/blog_latest/atom.xml> *
* There is an interactive map showing the locations of all our contributors and providing links to the contributors' pages. <http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/inst/contmap.shtml> *
** Training for users **
A course giving an introduction to a range of Mimas Bibliographic Services, including the Archives Hub, will be held at South Camden City Learning Centre, London on January 27, 2009. Attendance is free of charge but you do need to register in advance.
** Publication: What are Archives? **
Jane Stevenson and Paddy Collis have each contributed to a new book from Ashgate 'What are Archives?
Cultural and Theoretical Perspectives: a reader', edited by Louise Craven of The National Archives.
Paddy Collis, Archives Hub Data Editor
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