Thursday 14 June: Conservation Documents, Viewing of Holocaust-era Collections at London Metropolitan Archives

Thursday 14 June

Advice on Conservation of Documents and Viewing of Holocaust-era Collections at the London Metropolitan Archives 

Some of us are lucky enough to have inherited photographs, documents, letters and other memorabilia from a lost world, but preserving this precious inheritance can be a weighty responsibility. Caroline de Stefani, Conservation Studio manager at the LMA, will provide help and advice and answer questions on how best to store and care for such items. Following this there will be a document viewing session with Daniel Albon and David Luck, where members will have access to the records of organisations who dealt with the Jewish experience of the Holocaust.

NB There are only 20 places. These will be allocated on a first come first served basis, with priority given to Network members. We will operate a waiting list. Booking is essential. Please contact:

The presentation and viewing will take place in the Huntley Room, next to the Exhibition Area and the usual archive rules will apply. Although permission has been secured to view some of the documents, this does not include photographing them. The session will finish at 4pm, but the LMA will be open until 7.25pm and members will have access to the LMA public rooms, and can register as readers. Registered readers can order documents to be retrieved up to 5.40pm. The LMA website lists their holdings:

The Huntley Room
London Metropolitan Archives
40 Northampton Road
London EC1R 0HB
2.15pm for 2.30pm (prompt start)

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