Manchester 2013

‘Manuscripts and Archives in Manchester’, at the John Rylands Library (JRL)
25 September 2013

Christopher de Hamel, Chairman, AMARC and Rachel Beckett, Head of Special Collections and Associate Director of The John Rylands Library, welcome and introduction
Fergus Wilde, Senior Librarian, Chetham’s Library, ‘Manuscript collecting at Chetham’s Library’
John Hodgson, Manuscripts and Archives Manager, JRL, ‘The 25th and 26th Earls of Crawford and their manuscript collections’
Elizabeth Gow, Archivist and Curator of Non-Western Manuscripts, JRL, ‘Enriqueta Rylands: the private collector of a public library’
Julianne Simpson, Rare Books and Maps Manager, JRL, ‘The Aldine collections at the John Rylands Library’
Prof. Peter Pormann, Director of the John Rylands Research Institute, ‘The John Rylands Research Institute: current and future projects’
Kevin Bolton, Archives+ Manager, Manchester City Council, ‘Central Library transformation and Archives+’