DAY OF TALKS
We will be hosting our annual Catalogue Day in November.
This free event is open to all, and showcases a number of current projects and initiatives from The National Archives.
Catalogue Day agenda 2016
10.00 – 10.10 Welcome and Introduction. Valerie Johnson, Director of Research and Collections, The National Archives
10.10 – 10.30 Steven Cable: The W E Haywood Collection: railway photographs, postcards and ephemera, ZSPC 11
10.30 – 11.05 Emma Down and Matt Hillyard: Changing the Landscape: The Enclosure Map Project
11.05 – 11.25 George Hay: Giving leadership a name – re-cataloguing the WO 374 First World War officers’ files
11.25 BREAK – REFRESHMENTS
11.45 – 12.05 Sonia Ranade: Traces through Time: linking people across historical data
12.05 – 12.25 Greg Cole: Reuniting the Record – An introduction to the work of the Strays and Fragments Team
12.25 – 1.30 LUNCH
1.30 – 1.50 Mark Bell: Using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to aid cataloguing
1.50 – 2.25 Dr Nat Alcock and Christine Hodgetts: Discoveries in Discovery
2.25 BREAK – REFRESHMENTS
2.45 – 3.20 Dr Randolph Cock and Dr Andrew Little: Sorting the Prize Papers: Tales from the Depths
3.20 CLOSE – Jone Garmendia, Head of Cataloguing and Taxonomy, The National Archives
We run an exciting range of events and exhibitions on a wide variety of topics. For more details, visit nationalarchives.gov.uk/whatson.