Author Archives: David Sutton

Like London Buses …

(There is a saying in London which runs “You wait for ages for a bus and then two come along together”.) 2018 has been a good year for our subject-area of Literary Archives. At the start of the year there … Continue reading

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Literary Archives edition of ‘Comma’ published

We are pleased to announce that the special literary archives edition of the ICA journal Comma has now been published (November 2018). The online version can be accessed here. The contents are as follows: * Preface * Veno V. Kauaria … Continue reading

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Directory of Literary Archives

Directories of Literary Archives and Sports Archives As reported in the recent ICA publication Flash 36, SLA Secretary Heather Dean has prepared a proposal to ICA’s Programme Commission (PCOM) for a thoroughgoing revision and updating of our World-Wide Directory of … Continue reading

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SCOLMA Conference on African literary archives

The conference of SCOLMA (the UK Libraries and Archives Group on Africa) will be held at the University of Birmingham, UK, on Monday 10 September 2018, with the subject of African literary archives, and the pleasing title of Things come … Continue reading

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SLA in Yaoundé, November 2018

The Annual Conference of the International Council on Archives (ICA) for 2018 will take place this November in Yaoundé, the capital of Cameroon, with the main conference being held at the Yaoundé Conference Centre (Palais des Congrès de Yaoundé) on … Continue reading

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‘The Future of Literary Archives’

The long-awaited collection of essays reflecting the work of the Diasporic Literary Archives Network has now been published. Entitled The Future of Literary Archives (edited by David C. Sutton and Ann Livingstone), the book is published jointly by ARC Humanities … Continue reading

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International Archives Day 2018

9th June is the date of International Archives Day 2018. All ICA members are invited to participate in IAD 2018, which is also ICA’s 70th birthday. The IAD 2018 Communication Kit is available here. David Sutton Chair / Président ICA … Continue reading

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