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Cecil Day-Lewis papers donated to Bodleian Library

Tamasin and Daniel Day-Lewis have donated the poet laureate’s archive, which includes manuscripts and a letter from WH Auden, to the Bodleian Library in Oxford. In a statement Tamasin [ Read more… ]

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UNESCO Digitization Conference

The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation In cooperation with the University of British Columbia (Canada) UNESCO organized an international conference [ Read more… ]

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Saving francophone literary manuscripts

In September we participated in a one-day workshop in Paris entitled “Saving francophone literary manuscripts: towards a global charter for their material and immaterial deposit”, organized [ Read more… ]

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Huge Franz Kafka archive to be made public

An Israeli judge has ruled that a disputed cache of papers belonging to Max Brod should be published. Carried out of Prague in a suitcase in [ Read more… ]

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Jack Kerouac’s manuscript scroll on display at The British Library

The British Library are exhibiting the manuscript scroll of Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road until December 27, 2012. For more details on the exhibition visit [ Read more… ]

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British Library acquires the archive of Caribbean British poet and writer, James Berry

The British Library has acquired the archive of the Caribbean British poet and writer, James Berry OBE. James Berry, one of the first black writers in [ Read more… ]

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Sale of Manuscripts of Émilie Du Châtelet and Voltaire

An appeal for donations has been launched to help the French State acquire the manuscripts of Émilie Du Châtelet and Voltaire that will be sold at [ Read more… ]

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Papers of a Puerto Rican Poet Will Find a Home at Columbia

In 1996, Jack Agüeros, a Puerto Rican author and advocate who wrote sonnets about poor immigrants and Latino street life, would have seemed an unlikely candidate [ Read more… ]

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UNESCO Conference

The Memory of the World in the Digital age: Digitization and Preservation UNESCO proposes to organize an international conference from 26 to 28 September 2012 in [ Read more… ]

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Reading Workshop Review

Opening Workshop: Questions of Location, Ownership and Interpretation (University of Reading, June 7th and 8th, 2012) In referring to literary archives today, we use the word [ Read more… ]

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