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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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In discussion with SLMT colleagues about a possible collaborative project with Cape Verdean archivists on musical collections, it becomes clear that there are very many similarities between the archives of Literature, Art and Music. Perhaps we should transform ourselves into … Continue reading

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A website called “I love SLA”

The next time a group of SLA members is in Amsterdam, we must visit the SLA restaurant. See And thanks to Kenth Sjöblom (Michelin-starred Chair of SPO) for the reference.

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Spies in the archives, archives in spy novels

Bryan Corbett, webmaster of ICA, recommends this article to SLA members: ‘Of Plots, Secrets, Burrowers and Moles: Archives in Espionage Fiction’, in Archivaria, issue number 9. Here’s how to access it: Visit, scroll down through the issues, click on … Continue reading

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