Meet some of the Friends of Birmingham Archives & Heritage.
|Professor Sir David Cannadine is Whitney J. Oates Senior Research Scholar at Princeton University and Honorary Professor in the University of London. Author of numerous books, including 'Class in Britain' (1998) and 'Making History Now and Then' (2008), he is also Chairman of the Trustees of the National Portrait Gallery, a Trustee of the Kennedy Memorial Trust and the British Empire and Commonwealth Museum, a Commissioner for English Heritage and Chairman of its Blue Plaques Panel, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Royal Mint and the Editorial Board of the History of Parliament. [Photo: copyright National Portrait Gallery].|
|Sir Nicholas Goodison is an expert on Matthew Boulton having recently published a revised edition of 'Ormolu: the Work of Matthew Boulton' (1974). He has also written many articles on Boulton and on barometers, clocks and furniture. He has had a long association with Birmingham Archives & Heritage through our collections relating to Boulton and the Industrial Revolution. He was Chairman of the National Art Collections Fund and Chariman of the Advisory Board at the Courtauld Institute of Art. His business career included Chairman of the Stock Exchange and Chairman of the TSB Group, retiring in 2000.|
|Catherine Hall is Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History at University College London. Her recent work has centred on questions of 'race', ethnicity and difference in the history of the 19th century nation and empire. Publications include 'Civilising Subjects. Metropole and Colony in the English Imagination 1830-1867' (2002) and 'At Home with the Empire. Metropolitan Culture and the Imperial World' edited with Sonya O. Rose (2006). She is currently writing a book on the historian of England, Thomas Babington Macaulay, and is leading an ESRC funded project at UCL on the Legacies of British Slave-ownership.|
Ian Grosvenor is Professor of Urban Educational History at the University of Birmingham.
Rachel MacGregor is Senior Archivist in the Public Services team at Birmingham Archives & Heritage.
Sue Tungate is a 'brummie' and a third year PHD student at the University of Birmingham.
|Our Committee Members:|
|Dr Sally Baggott is Curator at Birmingham Assay Office.||Dr Chris Upton is a lecturer at Newman College and a columnist for the Birmingham Post.|