Archive News

Members will be pleased to have the chance to read Kenneth Fincham's presentation to the very successful Archive Evening on 18 May entitled The English Bible c1539 - 1611: Politics and Theology.  It  can be accessed by clicking here.  Kenneth Fincham (picture by Sophia Panteli) is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Kent and specialises in Politics Religion and Culture of 16th  and 17th century Europe.  

On Monday 16 March the Master, Upper Warden and friends of the Stationers’ Company Archive gathered for a series of briefings on various projects which the Library and Archive Committee is

The London Book Trades Database originated in a simple database compiled by liveryman Michael Turner on members of the Stationers’ Company active during the first decades of the nineteenth century.

Liveryman David Pearson writes that there is a longstanding informal association between the Company and the Bibliographical Society, the country’s leading learned society for encouraging study and publication around the history of the book.

Liverymen with an interest in the history of London should be aware of two eminent societies devoted to the subject, and to the publishing of source material to aid in its study.

2013 marks the 400th anniversary of the building of the walls and the incorporation of London~Derry, as part of the Plantation of Ulster, an event with which the City of London, and the livery companies in particular, has a close association.

It is perhaps not well-known that the Institute of Historical Research runs a huge range of seminars, talks and lectures, and that these are usually free and open to all, not just to students.

Starting at 5.30 pm, this will be a unique opportunity to explore the archive collections of the Royal Geographical Society, John Murray and the Royal Marines and to discover their links with one another and with the Stationers’ Company. Click here for more details.

Members of the Company may be interested in the forthcoming conference to be held at King’s College Cambridge on 28-29 June 2013.

Bibliophiles and manuscript historians of all persuasions may be interested in a new database recording, identifying and making available in free, searchable, electronic form watermarks in Spanish and English incunabula.

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