Posted on 03/11/2010
Chris Beckett will be giving a TALK on 'The Bob Cobbing Papers in the British Library'.
Chris Beckett is an archivist who has catalogued and written about a number of collections in the sciences and the arts: at the Wellcome Library, the papers of Francis Crick and the papers of Sir Richard Doll; and at the Royal Academy of Music, Otto Goldschmidt’s Jenny Lind papers, and the papers of Priaulx Rainier and of David Munrow. At the British Library, he has been cataloguing modern literary manuscripts (previous collections include the papers of M J Tambimuttu, Bob Cobbing, and Graham Swift). He is currently working on the recently-acquired archive of the author J G Ballard.
Free entry, all welcome, no booking required.
Part of the TALKS series curated by Professor Robert Hampson.
Date : Wednesday, 3rd November at 7.00pm
Location : Council Room
Birkbeck College WC1