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Pansies! Nottingham acquires a newly-discovered Lawrence typescript!

With the assistance of the ACE/V & A Purchase Grant Fund and the Friends of the National Libraries, The University of Nottingham recently purchased a Typescript of D H Lawrence’s Collection of Poems ‘Pansies’, with an accompanying letter to Charles Lahr, both … Continue reading

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University of East Anglia has launched a new British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW)

Here at GLAM we are delighted to announce that the University of East Anglia has launched a new British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) . The initiative builds on the University’s international reputation for creative writing, the status of Norwich … Continue reading

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To Journey’s End and Beyond

Surrey History Centre has received £56,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a First World War commemoration project, To Journey’s End and Beyond: the Life and Legacy of R C Sherriff. The project will preserve the extensive archive and … Continue reading

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The Man Who Saves Life Stories

GLAM members who are interested in diaries and the study of life writing may like to have a look at the website of the Great Diary Project: http://www.thegreatdiaryproject.co.uk/public_html/. Founded by Dr Irving Finkel (who some may know in his other … Continue reading

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Joanne Limburg Papers

  For some time now Cambridge University Library has been engaged in building its collections of papers of modern and contemporary poets with local Cambridge connections, whether to the town or the University. Accessions of archival material relating to writers as … Continue reading

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Heritage Lottery Fund simplifies process for urgent acquisitions

HLF yesterday announced changes to its funding criteria for heritage acquisitions, designed to make it easier for applicants to access funds for urgent purchases. This decision was the result of a suggestion by The National Archives in response to HLF’s … Continue reading

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GLAM blog

This is the new GLAM blog which will go live in March 2011. The old blog can be found here

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Location Register News 2

The new Location Register will include a range of literary authors who were born in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, together with other authors who emerged (or came to our attention) after the first Location Register began work in 1982. … Continue reading

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The Manuscripts & Archives Research Library (M&ARL) in Trinity College Library Dublin

The Manuscripts and Archives Research Library (M&ARL) is the new name for what was once the Manuscripts Department within Trinity College Library Dublin. The re-naming, and the front-and-centre presence on the Library’s re-designed website (http://www.tcd.ie/Library/) serves to draw attention to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the GLAM blog

Welcome to the GLAM blog. This is a facility which enables members of the Group for Literary Archives and Manuscripts to post information of interest to fellow members and others. It complements the suite of GLAM web pages hosted by … Continue reading

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