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To whom it may concern: letters and log books, diaries and dispatches.

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Medway Archives

32 Bryant Road

Rochester

ME2 3EP

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CILIP Local Studies Group South Study Day 2017

To whom it may concern: letters and log books, diaries and dispatches. Innovative ways to highlight our hidden history resources.

Date: Friday 3 November, 10.30am – 4.30pm

£40.00 + VAT CILIP members; £50.00 +VAT non members

Speakers/participants:

Hannah Barton, Tate Galleries: AnnoTate, Tate Gallery’s Archives & Access project, developing and using a transcription tool to transcribe letters and notebooks of British and émigré artists.

Beverley Jones, Vivacity Peterborough: 2016 Alan Ball Award winning Peterborough and the Great War project.

Liz Finn, Kent Archives Service: Anna Maria Hussey; mycological illustrator: a project to transcribe and publish an ebook of a little-known diary of a holiday in Dover in 1836.

Norma Crowe, Medway Archives Office, Insights into the Darnley family of Cobham Hall through their letters. Dramatised readings presented by Norma Crowe, Jean Lear and Christoph Bull


Programme::

10.30 Registration/coffee

11.00 Welcome

11.05 – 12.00 session1 Liz Finn: Botany boats and bathing machines: Anna Maria Hussey’s diary of 1836

12.05 – 13.00 session 2 Hannah Barton: AnnoTate and the Archives & Access project

13.00 – 14.00 lunch with LSG South AGM at 13.30

14.00 – 14.50 session 3 Beverley Jones: Just passing through: the Peterborough Great War Project

14.50 – 15.20 tours of new archives centre

15.20 – 16.10 session 4 Norma Crowe: The Darnleys of Cobham Hall and their letters.

16.10 – 16.30 Tea, Summing up, thanks and close

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