BAC News

Wadsworth Prize winner announced

BAC is delighed to announce that the 2020 Wadsworth Prize was awarded to Jonathan Conlin, for his book Mr Five Per Cent. The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian. The World’s Richest Man (Profile Books, 2019). This was the 42nd occasion on which the Prize has been awarded.

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Transport for London announce virtual exhibition

Transport for London have released a virtual exhibition titled “World War II Showcase”. The virtual exhibition explores the 22,850 members of London Passenger Transport Board (TfL’s predecessor company) staff who served in the armed forces during the Second World War. The exhibition will be available until July 2021.  

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Application open for the TownsWeb Archiving digitisation grant 2020

TownsWeb Archiving have opened their Digitisation grant for 2020. Three primary grants will be awarded to the value of £3,000 for the digitisation of two-dimensional cultural heritage media. Past winners include National Brewery Heritage Trust and Alpine Club Library.  Applications close 20 November 2020. 

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The National Archives Manorial document survey open

The National Archive are looking for uses of the Manorial Documents Register to respond to their survey. The survey will run until 19 October 2020 and is open to all interested in manorial records. The results are from this survey will help plan the future development of the Register.

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