Search Results for: "Edward James Archive"

  • Collections, Library and Archive

    Explore Your Archives 2020

    Posted on 15th December 2020

    The Archive and Collections team at West Dean College were delighted to participate in this year's Explore Your Archive - an initiative set up to showcase the hidden gems stored in collections around the world. Read more for a recap of the week and to find out how students work with the College's Archives.

  • Residencies

    Alec Stevens’ Sausage Fest

    Posted on 7th August 2020

    Artist Alec Stevens is West Dean College's first remote Artist-in-Residence. Alec is working from his studio to develop new work in response to West Dean's surreal interiors and new-found research on Edward James. Read the blog post to find out more about Alec's process and plans.

  • Collections, Library and Archive

    Oral History Project - Memories of Edward James

    Posted on 16th December 2019

    Some five years ago, West Dean College of Arts and Conservation took the decision to embark on a project to make recordings of memories of our founder Edward James, conscious that people who had known him were no longer youngsters. British Library trained Oral Historian, Jackie Herrington, has captured just under 30 hours of recordings from 24 different individuals, and there are more individuals to be interviewed. Find out what we have learnt about Edward James so far in this blog.

  • Collections, Library and Archive

    A Closer Look at the Edward James Archive

    Posted on 8th May 2018

    West Dean's Archivist, Simon Coleman, recently delivered an evening lecture to introduce the cataloguing of the Edward James Archive which is currently underway. The talk provided an introduction to the Cultural Papers and highlighted material found in both these papers and in other sections of the Edward James Archive.