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Subject: British Museum

British Museum

From: Helena Jaeschke <mrshjaeschke>
Date: Monday, November 29, 1999
On Thursday 25th Nov 99 the BBC announced that 90 curatorial posts
at the British Museum have been made redundant. Does anyone have
more details on these cuts? Does anyone know what the effect will
be on the conservation department?

Ironically, a few days earlier Dr Robert Anderson had been
interviewed on the BBC proclaiming the excellent standards within
the BM.

What steps are being taken to salvage the huge loss of knowledge,
experience and skill which such a massive cut must represent ?

Helena Jaeschke
Archaeological conservator

                  Conservation DistList Instance 13:32
                Distributed: Thursday, December 2, 1999
                       Message Id: cdl-13-32-018
Received on Monday, 29 November, 1999

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