Mary McHugh, Archivist for the Archdiocese of Glasgow, has contributed a blog post to the Catholic Heritage website on the Piranesi exhibition at Blairs Museum, which may be of interest. It emphasises the range and breadth of Catholic Heritage, and focuses on a museum this time. It also highlights what can be achieved by working jointly with a diocese. The post can be read by clicking here.
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS TRAINING DAY
Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Susan Healy, former Information Policy Consultant and Data Protection Officer, The National Archives: GDPR and Archives
Father Kristian Paver, Diocese of Plymouth: Archives: their Canonical Context and the Impact of GDPR.
The Birmingham & Midland Institute, 9 Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS
10.45 to 4.30 (approx.)
(10.15 arrival for tea/coffee)
£40 members, £45 non-members
Please send a cheque made out to Catholic Archives Society to the treasurer, Sr Benignus O’Brien, Langdale House, 42 Petitor Road, Torquay TQ1 4QF
Margaret Harcourt Williams, email@example.com
SOCIETY OF THE HOLY CHILD JESUS, OXFORD
ARCHIVIST (3 year fixed term contract)
Required from: November 2018
The Society, a congregation of Roman Catholic sisters, is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced archivist to manage, organise and promote all aspects of the Society’s active archive in Oxford which contains holdings from the 19th century to the present day.
Applicants will hold a first degree in a relevant subject and a post graduate qualification in archives and records management. Archival skills and excellent communication and IT skills are essential.
Further details are available from Judith Lancaster – firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: Wednesday 26 September 2018 @ 5pm.
Interview date: Tuesday 9 October 2018.
Members might be interested to read this short blog post by the Jesuits in Britain on the centenary of canon law and what it states about archives. You can read it here.
The newest issue of Catholic Archives is now available.
Contents of Catholic Archives 38: 2018
- Justine Rainbow, The independent inquiry into child sexual abuse: learn how to stop worrying and to love your information
- Susan Healy, Data protection and religious archives
- Jim Ranahan, Perspectives on archives for pastoral work
- Maurice Whitehead, The pastoral functions of archives: some thoughts and reflections from the Archivum Venerabilis Collegii Anglorum de Urbe (AVCAU)
- Hannah Thomas, Reintroducing the Bar Convent: a new phase in the life of the special collections
- Carmen Mangion, Re-reading the archives: women in religious archives
- Marie Rowlands, Independence and obedience: three Catholic women teachers 1820-1850
- Jim Hughes, Francis Thompson (1859-1907): Part I
Members should now have received their copy of Catholic Archives 38. Non-members can purchase a copy here.
The next Genus Digitisation Workshop is now open for registration for 14thJune 2018.
Workshops are free to attend for those working in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums sectors, including trainees & volunteers.
This workshop will include a presentation on The Adamson Collection by Richard Everett from The Wellcome Collection. Richard is the Head of Photography & Imaging Manager – Digital Engagement, Culture & Society. He will discuss not only the technical issues with digitising this unique collection, but the whole approach to capturing the story behind this collection digitally.
You can find out more on the registration page.