TitleBicentennial Celebrations
Extent10 boxes & 6.4Mb
DescriptionMaterial relating to the Geological Society's Bicentennial celebrations in 2007, including:

Overall organisation - Records of the meetings of the Bicentenary Steering Committee, May 2004-September 2006; Executive Secretary's correspondence, February 2000-7 July 2008; correspondence relating to marketing, 2005-2007;

Finance - Records of the meetings of the Bicentenary Fundraising Committee, June 2004-July 2007; Fundraising appeals, 2001-2007; Corporate sponsorship, 2001-2007; Budgets, July 2005-January 2008;

Conference programme - Records of the meetings of the Bicentennial Conference Technical Committee, March 2005-February 2007; Programmes and abstracts and other material relating to the conference, dinners and lectures, 2007;

Published history - Records relating to the commissioning, research and production of the Society's Bicentenary history 'Whatever is under the Earth', by Gordon Herries Davies, 1993-2007, including early research conducted by Wally Pitcher, 1962-1997;

Field trips - Correspondence, field guides and other material relating to the organisation of the Bicentennial excursions and field trips, 2005-2009;

Other projects - Records relating to other Bicentennial projects such as the Bicentenary Plaque, the opening of the Lyell Centre and Room, the restoration of the William Smith Map and Bicentennial congratulations from other organisations, 2005-2009.
ArrangementThis series combines material which had already been placed in the LDGSL section by Wendy Cawthorne in 2007.
Access ConditionsSome of the series is restricted. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
SubjectBicentenary of the Geological Society
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