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CHRISTIE, Adam, fl 1981-2000, HIV/AIDS educator


Reference code(s): GB 0097 HCA/Adam Christie papers

Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science

Title: CHRISTIE, Adam, fl 1981-2000, HIV/AIDS educator

Date(s): 1981-1998

Level of description: sub-fonds

Extent: c 199 boxes

Name of creator(s): Christie | Adam | fl 1981-1999 | HIV/AIDS educator


Administrative/Biographical history:

Following an early career in corporate communications and marketing, Adam Christie began working in the field of HIV/AIDS in 1985 when he was invited to write a paper for a leading UK healthcare provider. Since then he has become a leading AIDS educator, advising the media, the Department of Health Education Authority and the American Medical Association, as well as participating in conferences and publishing several books on the subject. Christie is the founder and Director of Modus Operandi, a UK consultancy, training and publishing business set up to advise companies and organisations on the implications of health, corporate policy and procedures and professional development. In 1990, Modus Operandi launched The Employers' Advisory Service on Aids and HIV (EASAH). It also publishes four newsletters, edited by Christie: The Aids leader, The Aids informer, Infection safety, and Aids business. Publications: Working with AIDS: a guide for businesses and business people (Employers' Advisory Service on Aids & HIV, Bradford, 1995); HIV infection and AIDS: choosing and using resources and materials (Employers' Advisory Service on Aids & HIV, Bradford, 1990); The biological agents and progressive conditions guide 1999 (Modus Operandi Consulting, Leeds, 1998).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Adam Christie, 1981-1998, mainly relating to his work as a campaigner for AIDS education, including training packs, publications, conference reports and press cuttings, notably relating to AIDS in the workplace. Includes records and documents relating to an unsuccessful attempt to set up a national network of HIV/AIDS service organisations in the UK and the Republic of Ireland between 1986 and 1989.


Language/scripts of material: English

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Conditions governing access:

Closed until listed.

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Copyright retained by the depositor.

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Archival history:

Deposited by Adam Christie in 1996, 1998 and 1999.

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Archivist's note: Sources: British Library On-Line Public Access Catalogue 97; the Modus Operandi website at Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: Nov 2000

HIV/AIDS counselling | Counselling | Social work
HIV/AIDS education | Health education

Personal names
Christie | Adam | fl 1981-1999 | HIV/AIDS educator

Corporate names
Modus Operandi

Ireland | Western Europe | Europe
London | England | UK | Western Europe | Europe