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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

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




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.


9:30: Registration


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



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'



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'



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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