The Archives and Artefacts Study Network and The City of London Corporation present The Beating Heart of London's Business: a two day conference exploring company archives and artefacts - their uses and users to be held on 12th and 13th April 2013 at London Metropolitan Archives and Museum of London Docklands.
News archive for Month: January 2013
Founded in 1913 by Robert Bamford and Lionel Martin as Bamford & Martin Ltd, the company was inspired to use the name Aston Martin after Lionel Martin had taken part in the Aston Hill climb in Buckinghamshire.
The Section on Business and Labour Archives (SBL) within the International Council on Archives (ICA) is pleased to announce its annual Seminar : "Crises, Credibility and Corporate History: tackling the archives conflict between scientific history and marketing", which will be held in Basel, Switzerland, on 14-16 April 2013.
The National Cataloguing Grants Programme for Archives 2012 awards have just been announced. Among the thirteen projects funded, three involve business collections.
Over ten episodes, viewers on Sunday evenings can enjoy the story of one of Londons landmark department stores and its charismatic founder. Harry Gordon Selfridge arrived from the United States to establish the store that bears his name at what was then the unfashionable end of Oxford Street.