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Conference on preservation in historic houses

From: Belinda Sanderson <belinda.sanderson>
Date: Monday, August 19, 2002
Managing Library and Archive Collections in Historic Houses
National Preservation Office
Annual Conference 2002
The British Library Conference Centre
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
November 5, 2002

The 2002 NPO Annual Conference will focus on problems and issues
relating to the preservation and management of library and archive
collections based on the research funded by Resource (the Council
for Museums Archives and Libraries). The conference will be of
particular relevance to collection managers, as well as architects
and others, involved in conversion projects.

Outline  Programme

Chairman Peter Fox
Cambridge University Librarian and Chairman NPO Board

9:30-10am   Registration

10-10:05    Welcome and Housekeeping
            Vanessa Marshall
            Head of the National Preservation Office

10:05-10:10 Introduction of keynote speaker
            Peter Fox
            CUL Librarian and Chairman of NPO Board

10:10-10:30 Maxwell Hutchinson
            Former President of the RIBA and TV presenter

10:30-10:50 Susan Hughes
            Introduction to the report and its findings

10:50-11:25 Ian Milford
            Managing the totality of the environment
            (Environment Engineer)

11:25-11:50 Morning Break

11:50-12:25 Sarah Staniforth
            Passive management of the environment
            (National Trust)

12:25-1pm   Clare Sargent
            Fixtures and fittings
            (Radley College, Abingdon)

1-2:15      Lunch

2:15-2:50   Fred Bearman
            Conservation of historic collections
            (private conservator)

2:50-3:25   Sheila Hingley
            Funding threats--cathedral libraries
            (Durham Univ Library)

3:25-3:55   Afternoon Break

3:50-3:10   Judy Aitken
            Funding Opportunities

4:10-4:40   Mirjam Foot
            Summing up and action points

4:40-4:45   Closing Remarks, Chairman

Registration Form: Please use a separate form for each individual
application. Please return your form to the address below by post,
email or fax. Photocopies of this form are acceptable. Bookings can
also be made online at

I would like to book a place on the one-day conference on 5th

Conference Fee     UKP100 + VAT = UKP117.50

The Conference Fee includes refreshments morning and afternoon,
lunch and a copy of the NPO/Resource publication based on the
research Preserving Library and Archive Collections in historic
buildings carried out by Susan Hughes and published by Resource in

If applying from within the EU, please give your VAT Registration
Number, otherwise we will have to charge VAT at 17.5%. VAT
Registration Number:

Title (Mr/Mrs/Ms/Dr/Other):
Full Name:

Do you have any special requirements? E.g. Special
diet/mobility/signing etc):

You will be invoiced for the full amount on receipt of the
Registration Form. Invoices must be paid within 30 days of the date
of the invoice. Cancellations made after 18 October 2002 will not be
refunded. A substitute delegate is acceptable if notified to the
Conference Organiser.

All payments must be made in UK pounds sterling, without deduction
of Bank Charges. An additional charge of #8 will be levied where
these have not been covered by the applicant. Payment may be made by
personal or institutional cheque or by BACS. Cheques should be made
payable to The British Library. Payment by credit or debit card is
acceptable. Please contact the Conference 2002 Organiser to arrange
for payment.

Address for invoice if different from above:

Please send this booking form to:

    Conference 2002 Organiser
    National Preservation Office
    The British Library
    96 Euston Road
    London NW1 2DB.
    +44 207 412 7612
    Fax: +44 207 412 7796
    npo [at] bl__uk

This Registration Form constitutes a legally binding contract. In
the unlikely event of the conference being cancelled, the organisers
will make a full refund of the conference fee received but disclaim
any further liability.

Data Protection Act: The information you have supplied on this form
will be held on a computer file for administrative purposes only,
and will not be passed on to third parties. In accordance with the
Data Protection Act you are entitled to see a copy of your record.

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Received on Monday, 19 August, 2002

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