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Cataloguing Creativity – papers now available

Thanks to everyone who made our symposium on cataloguing literary archives such a success last month. For those who weren’t able to make it, a number of the papers are now available (on the Minutes & Papers section of the website). … Continue reading

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Programme announced for Cataloguing Creativity at the British Library, 15 November 2013

The Cataloguing Working Party is pleased to annouce the programme for its symposium on cataloguing literary archives and manuscripts: Cataloguing Creativity programme with abstracts [PDF] Tickets (including lunch and refreshments) are a very reasonable £12 and are available from the British Library … Continue reading

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Cataloguing Creativity: Symposium on Literary Archives

Friday 15 November 2013 at the British Library CALL FOR PAPERS   Photo credit: Pedro Arellano   The Cataloguing Working Party of GLAM has today published its updated Guidelines for Cataloguing Literary Archives and Manuscripts, along with a related Thesaurus and Glossary. To mark … Continue reading

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Willy Russell Archive deposited at Liverpool John Moores University.

Guest post by Jessica Smith, Project Archivist  Willy Russell is a playwright and musician whose work has enjoyed worldwide success and acclaim. He is best known for plays Educating Rita (1980), Shirley Valentine (1986), Our Day Out (1977), and the … Continue reading

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LitHouses conference: Old Places, Narrative Spaces: Combining Conservation and Creativity

The annual LitHouses conference, in association with the Freud Museum, will be held on 28 November 2011 at the Anna Freud Centre, Hampstead, London. For registration information see the LitHouses website. Schedule 09:30 Early Tour of the Freud Museum  10:00 The … Continue reading

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Literary Translators: Creative, Cultural and Collecting Contexts

MS draft of Ted Hughes, Phèdre, courtesy of the Estate of Ted Hughes Held at the British Library Conference Centre, London 3rd October 2011 9:00am – 8:30pm A one-day conference jointly organised by the British Library, the Group for Literary … Continue reading

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Priestley’s Finest Hour

I am delighted that GLAM has set up this blog.  The rich content and existing name recognition typical of literary archives means they lend themselves particularly well to outreach via social media. A recent project by Special Collections at Bradford … Continue reading

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Who chooses the War poets?

On Tuesday 9 November, 17.30–18.30, Adrian Barlow will be giving a talk in Cambridge University Library titled ‘Who Chooses the War Poets?’ The War Poets of the Great War are today a group more readily identified than the Imagists or … Continue reading

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