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Hall-Carpenter Archives: administrative papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0097 HCA/Administrative papers
Held at: British Library of Political and Economic Science
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Full title: Hall-Carpenter Archives: administrative papers
Date(s): 1973-1994
Level of description: Subfonds of the Hall-Carpenter Archives
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Extent: 37 boxes and 2 files
Name of creator(s): Hall-Carpenter Archives


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Hall-Carpenter Archives were instituted as a registered charity in 1982.


Scope and content/abstract:

Administrative papers of the Hall-Carpenter Archives, 1973-1994, including news acquisitions registers, 1983-1984; correspondence, 1981-1989, with depositors and associates, including various lesbian and gay organisations and archives; financial papers, 1982-1988, including accounts, budgets and material relating to fundraising; material concerning seminars, 1983-1988, notably on 'Gays and broadcasting'; material relating to the broadcasting survey, 1980; leaflets, reports and publications, [1973]-1985; newsletters donated to the Archives by gay organisations, 1973-1982; general administrative papers and minutes of the Hall-Carpenter Archives and its antecedents, 1976-1994, including Annual Reports, accounts, minutes of meetings, registers of donations and deposits, booklists, newsletters and press releases; photographs of press cuttings, exhibitions and staff, 1975 and 1985.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The papers are arranged in the following sections: registers, correspondence, financial papers, seminars, campaigns, publications, leaflets, general papers and photographs.

Conditions governing access:

The first accession is open. The second accession is closed until listed.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright is retained by the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Finding aids:

Full handlist and on-line catalogue available for the first accession.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The first accession was deposited in the Hall-Carpenter Archives prior to their move to the British Library of Political and Economic Science in 1988. The second accession was given by Mark Collins, Secretary of HCA, in 1999.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: British Library of Political and Economic Science Archives catalogue. 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

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