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Subject: Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Position at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

From: Jonathan Farley <j.farley<-a>
Date: Monday, May 9, 2005
Project Conservator -  Director's Correspondence
Three year fixed-term appointment
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

The Directors' Correspondence is an internationally significant
collection of letters addressed to the Directors of Kew from the
early 19th century until 1928. Amongst others, correspondents such
as Charles Darwin and David Livingstone are represented in the

We now seek a conservator for three years to re-format the
collection from bound volumes to Fascicules in line with current
conservation practices. The successful candidate will have a
graduate qualification, or equivalent, in Archives Paper
Conservation or at least three years proven experience in an
archives conservation department. A knowledge of Fasciculing and
traditional repair techniques will be essential.

Starting salary will be in the range of UKP17,505 to UKP18,705 per
annum, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Other
benefits include a choice of final salary of stakeholder pension,
generous annual leave and a stunning work environment.

Application packs are available at <URL:> (click
on the 'about us' icon). Alternatively, please contact the

    HR Department
    RBG Kew
    +44 20 8332 5184/5150 (24 hour answerphone)

Please quote Ref PC1.
Closing date: 9am (BST), Monday 16 May 2005.

Jonathan S Farley MA ACR MIPC
Senior Conservator
Royal Botanic Gardens
+44 208 332 5419
Fax: +44 208 332 5430

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Received on Monday, 9 May, 2005

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