[with apologies for cross-posting]
** Collections of the Month: The Welsh in Patagonia **
This month we discuss the founding of a Welsh-speaking settlement in Patagonia in the mid-19th century. The introduction is in both English and Welsh.
<http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/jan09.shtml> and <http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/jan09cym.shtml>
* Intwine, a subject guide to Collections of the Month <http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/intwine/> *
** Latest additions **
New contributors: Royal College of Art, Chelsea College of Art & Design, and Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge.
Additional descriptions from Heriot-Watt University.
These include the papers of actress and entertainer Joyce Grenfell (1910-1979) and writer Virginia Graham (1910-1993); the Royal College of Art Archive; and the collection of artist and lecturer Jean Spencer (1942-1998).
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* 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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