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Position at Corporation of London

From: Seren Fisher <seren.fisher<-a>
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2005
Book Conservator
Joint Archive Service
Corporation of London Records Office and
London Metropolitan Archives

UKP21,230 to UKP22,800 per annum inclusive
Fixed term post: 2.5 years

London Metropolitan Archives is the largest local government archive
repository in the United Kingdom; its 78 km of holdings cover the
history of London and are the primary source for information on the
capital and its citizens. Housing, transportation, migration,
health, education, crime and architecture are all key themes
reflected by the documentary sources. London Metropolitan Archives
is part of the Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London.

Following a successful bid to the Wellcome Trust, we are seeking an
enthusiastic, self-motivated book conservator to work on the archive
collection of The Royal Homeopathic Hospital.  The archive records
date from 1889 to 1979 and include a fine collection of case books
by leading practitioners in the field of homeopathic medicine. The
books have been severely damaged from a variety of causes including
mould, shrapnel, damaged sewing and deteriorating leather. The
successful post holder will be responsible for developing a work
schedule, surveying and carrying out the conservation work on the

You will need to have a recognised qualification in book
conservation and/or relevant experience. The successful post holder
will also have excellent practical skills and the ability to produce
a high standard of work within tight deadlines. Further information

    Helen Lindsay
    Collections Care Manager
    +44 20 7332 3827

For an application pack, please contact the

    Central Service Unit
    +44 20 7332 3978 (24 hr answerphone)
    csu<-a t->corpoflondon< . >gov< . >uk

quoting reference number LMA12

CVs will not be considered.
Closing date:  June 20, 2005
Interviews: July 6-7, 2005

The Corporation of London is committed to equality of opportunity
and operates a no-smoking policy.

Seren Fisher, Conservator
JAS Collections Care
40 Northampton Road
London EC1R 0HB
+44 20 7332 3825
+44 20 7332 3239

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