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SCOLMA AGM 2018 – Agenda

 

The 2018 AGM will be held at the University of Birmingham at 1.30p.m. on Monday 10th September 2018 during the annual conference,”Things come together?: Literary archives from, in and for Africa’.

AGENDA

1. Approval of the Minutes of the 55th AGM (posted on our website http://scolma.org ).

2. Report of the Chair 2017/2018 (Lucy McCann).

  1. Financial Statement and approval of audited accounts (Alison Metcalfe).

Appointment of auditor.

  1. Appointment of Officers and Committee.

The following nominations have been received:

Officers:

Chair – Lucy McCann, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Secretary – Sarah Rhodes, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

Treasurer – Alison Metcalfe, National Library of Scotland

Editor – Terry Barringer (individual member)

Web manager – Jenni Skinner (African Studies Library, Cambridge)

Programme secretary – Dan Gilfoyle, The National Archives

Development officer – [vacant]

 

Elected

Laurence Byrne, Senate House Library (elected 2016)

Charles Fonge, University of York

Pat Hewitt, Robert Sainsbury Library, University of East Anglia (elected 2016)

Katie Sambrook, King’s College London

Nicky Sugar (Bristol Record Office) (elected 2017)

Marion Wallace, The British Library

 

Co-opted

Barbara Spina (individual member)

Dawn Wright, SOAS Library

 

ASAUK reps: Stephanie Kitchen, International African Institute, and Toby Green, King’s College London.

 

  1. Any other business

 

 

Derek Ingram Papers now catalogued

The papers of Derek Ingram (1925-2018), journalist, author and authority on the Commonwealth, have been catalogued and are available to researchers at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Library in Senate House, University of London. After working for the Daily Mail for seventeen years Ingram was a founder of Gemini News Service in 1967 which provided news and commentary from across the world. In 1978 he helped to found the Commonwealth Journalists Association and regularly covered Commonwealth summits.

The papers include material relating to Commonwealth Prime Ministers’ meetings, interviews with the leaders of Commonwealth countries and coverage of elections and Commonwealth Games. The African material particularly relates to Rhodesis/Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi and includes Ingram’s involvement with the Britain-Tanzania Society, Britain-Zimbabwe Society and Zambia Society.

Further information and the catalogue can be found at http://archives.libraries.london.ac.uk/Details/archive/110051898 .

Richard Hall Archive now catalogued

The papers of Richard Hall (1925-1997), journalist and historian of Africa, have been catalogued and are available to researchers in the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Library in Senate House, University of London. Hall was editor of the Central African Mail and Times of Zambia, founded the financial and political bulletin Africa Analysis and wrote books and articles on Africa until the end of his life. The archive includes correspondence with key figures in Central Africa in the second half of the twentieth century and is particularly strong on politics and business. Further information and the catalogue can be found at http://archives.libraries.london.ac.uk/Details/archive/110052358 .