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Library and Information History Group Annual Conference: The Allies of Books
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Library and Information History Group Annual Conference: The Allies of Books

07/07/2018
When: Saturday 7 July 2018
09.30 - 17.00
Where: St Bride Foundation
Fleet Street
London, Greater London  EC4Y 8EQ
United Kingdom
Contact: Jill Dye

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The 2018 LIHG conference, The Allies of Books: Keepers, Curators and Collectors of Books in Victorian Britain, will be held at St. Bride Foundation

Saturday 7th July 2018, 09.30-17.30

St Bride Foundation

Fleet Street

London

EC4Y 8EQ

Programme

CILIP’s Library and Information History Group is delighted to announce that its 2018 conference will be held at the St Bride Foundation, London, on Saturday 7 July 2018.

Schedule

9:30: Registration

10:00-11:00

Keynote: Troy J. Bassett, 'More than a Bookseller': The Provincial Circulating Library as the Centre of Literary Life.

Coffee

11.30-12:45

Melanie Manwaring-McKay, 'Legacy: revealing the book-collecting motives of Charles Fraser Mackintosh'

Andrea Del Cornò, '… et amicorum. The private library of Count Carlo Angiolini Clericetti (1806-1888), Italian exile, philanthropist and book collector in Victorian Brighton'

Adam Doskey, 'Sir John Richardson: Arctic Explorer and Builder of Libraries'

Lunch

1:45-3:00

Jacqui Grainger, 'The RUSI Library and its "lost" museum, 1831-1895’

John Pearce, 'The Victorian Army Library and military education: Reflections on RMC Sandhurst, RMA Woolwich, and the Prince Consort's Library'

Calista Williams, 'The National Library of Wales’ Building Fund'

Coffee

3.30-4:45

Danielle Westerhof, 'Library by the sea: The Sharp family library at Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland'

Katie Birkwood, 'Collecting lives: William Munk’s "Roll" of the Royal College of Physicians'

John Bowman, '"Schools" of librarianship in 1900'

Closing Remarks

5.00: Close


Price: Members £40.00, Non-members £50.00, Students £30.00

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