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Literary Archives in China

In the present difficult and challenging times, this is a “solidarity post”, with best wishes to all our friends and archival colleagues in China.

China is a country rich in literary...

T. S. Eliot letters opened after 60-year closure

Princeton University has announced that the letters from the Anglo-American poet T. S. Eliot to his friend and “muse” Emily Hale have finally been opened for research, as from 2 January...

Election of new SLA Committee, 2020-2024

Dear SLA Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce, after the closure of nominations, that the following Committee has been elected for the period 2020-2024:

Leonor Calvão Borges

SLA Committee, 2020-2024

From Heather Dean, SLA Secretary:

Dear Colleagues,

The ICA Section for Archives of Literature and Art (SLA) needs to elect a new Committee for the period 2020-2024 and...

Grants to digitise archival collections at risk

From our friends at the Endangered Archives Programme:


The Endangered Archives Programme seeks to preserve cultural...

Caribbean Literary Heritage

The Caribbean Literary Heritage project, based primarily at the University of East Anglia, is developing a number of important new initiatives.

The project has the following aims, in...

SLA projects, 2010-2020

The ICA 2020 four-yearly Congress will be held in Abu Dhabi (mid-November 2020). It usually happens in ICA bodies that there are changes of personnel and priorities following the Congress, so this...