Surrey Local History Committee and Surrey Heritage present:
Hot Off The Press:
Digital Newspaper Archives and Local History
Saturday 7 October 2017 at Surrey History Centre 130, Goldsworth Road, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6ND
10.45 Registration and coffee
11.15-12.00 Dr Gerry Moss, Surrey Archaeological Society Local History from Digital Newspapers
12.00-12.30 Seth Caley, Gale Cengage Learning The 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspaper Collection: A New Digital Resource
12.30-1.00 Julian Pooley, Surrey History Centre
‘A Copious Collection of Newspapers': John Nichols and his Collection of Newspapers, Pamphlets and News Sheets, 1760-1865.
2.00-2.45 Dr John Price, Goldsmiths, University of London
Stories of Splendid Heroism: researching gallantry using newspaper archives
2.45-3.15 Juliet Warren, Surrey History Centre
Surrey in the Great War: Creating and using newspaper indexes for Home Front Research
3.15-3.30 Discussion, Tea and Close
Please book online at www.surreycc.gov.uk/heritageevents, in person at Surrey History Centre, or any Surrey Library or phone 01483 518737.
It is advisable to book early as places are limited.
Morning and afternoon refreshments are included. Please make your own arrangements for lunch. It is recommended to bring a packed lunch as there are no cafes near the Surrey History Centre