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Your History – The Importance of Corporate Archives 

By Sonia Nicholson, CPRS-VI Archivist

Archival records are a bit like a theatre technical crew: no one notices them as long as everything is running smoothly. 1,028 more words


The Brexit is the Tip of a Troubling Iceberg

It’s on everyone’s mind today. From John Oliver’s barber shop quartet lampooning the divided nature of the debate to the tune of Ode to Joy to Andrew Nikiforuk in the Tyee, reminding us that bigness always leads to badness. 569 more words

Politics Today

Adding context to history writing with archival research: Sometimes you have to go offline

When writing corporate history or personal memoir books for clients, I often need to supplement personal interviews with archival research in order to corroborate a memory, understand the time and place in which a story occurred, or gather materials that will give the book some visual interest. 679 more words


Asa Briggs and Marks and Spencer

The other week the eminent social historian Asa Briggs died.  Despite my not being an historian this was a name I knew.  I came across his work when I wanted to look at aspects of the social history of the UK over the last century or so. 607 more words


Said BS TOPOS seminar with Martin Parker

TOPOS seminar with Martin Parker, Professor of Organisation and Culture from the University of Leicester, on Tuesday 31st May, 16.00-17.30, in the Boardroom of Said Business School, Oxford University. 205 more words