An archivist working with business archives (with working appreciation of data protection) is required to input into the development of a new piece of regulation on DP issues.
If you are interested or would like to know more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
BAC News: Archive for 2012
The Archives and Artefacts Study Network and The City of London Corporation present The Beating Heart of London's Business: a two day conference exploring company archives and artefacts - their uses and users to be held on 12th and 13th April 2013 at London Metropolitan Archives and Museum of London Docklands. Take a look at the flyer.Read more
You are warmly invited to attend a seminar entitled: "Selective history - the absence of business archives in the retelling of the past " at the Institute of Historical Research in London on Wednesday 19 December at 5.30pm in the Montague Room, room G26, ground floor Senate House. Speakers include Judy Faraday, Archivist of the John Lewis Partnership and Professor Peter Scott of the University of Reading.Read more
The winner of the 2011 Business Archives Council Wadsworth Prize for British Business History is Duncan Campbell-Smith for his study of the Royal Mail. The Business Archives Council awarded the Wadsworth Prize in Business History for books published in 2011 at a reception held at the The Baring Archive on 8 November 2012.Read more
The Business Archives Council has held four one-day workshops in recent years where students could meet the archivists and find out how to delve into the rich resources their archives hold! The next one will be held on Thursday 29th November 2012 at The British Postal Museum and Archive. Find out more.Read more
In January 2012 BT Archives, Coventry University and The National Archives launched New Connections - a JISC funded project to digitise 500,000 items from the history of communications.
New Connections will launch a new website and new ways to access BT Archives in 2013.
Please tell let BT Archives know what you most want to see from the new BT e-Archive by taking our short survey at www.bt.com/archivesonline - all participants will go into at draw to win £50 of Amazon vouchers. The survey will close on 10th September 2012.
For more information on the project see www.coventry.ac.uk/newconnections or follow us on Twitter @newconnections1Read more
The judging panel on behalf of the Council has awarded the 2012 BAC Cataloguing Grant to Durham County Record Office for the cataloguing of archives of Consett Iron Company and its subsidiary companies.Read more
The winner of the 2012 BAC History Bursary is Eoin Drea of University College Cork.Read more
We are pleased to announce that the 2012 Business Archives Council Conference, Born This Way: Business Archives and the Digital Record, will be held on Thursday 8th November 2012 at The Baring Archive, 60 London Wall, London, EC2M 5TQ.Read more
BAC members can now access past copies of the Journal back to 1965 by logging into the Members’ Area and clicking on “Journals”. SDS Heritage have kindly digitised these volumes at no cost to the BAC.Read more
This year's Meet the Archivists event will be held on Thursday 29th November at the The British Postal Museum and Archive.Read more
This year's conference will be held on Thursday 8th November at The Baring Archive. Details to follow soon.Read more
The European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V. is calling for papers for their archival workshop Archives and the People - Recording Working Life in Financial Institutions taking place on Thursday 7th June 2012 at the National Bank of Romania in Bucharest. Find out more.
Coventry University in partnership with BT Archives and The National Archives have been awarded funding by JISC towards the New Connections project to digitise, catalogue and develop a searchable online catalogue of BT Archives collections.Read more