News: Archive for 2018

Digitisation Pilot Project Update

Posted on Wednesday, 5th September 2018

The Baring Archive has made significant progress with its six-month pilot project to make its archives on Argentina more accessible.

6958 documents telling the story of Baring’s business in Argentina have now been imaged. The documents cover the period 1814 to 1925.

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Business History Conference 2019 call for papers

Posted on Monday, 30th July 2018

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Business History Conference will take place at the Hilton Cartagena de Indias, Colombia from 14-16 March 2019.

The theme of the conference will be Globalization and De-Globalization: Shifts of Power and Wealth.

Proposals are due 1 October 2018. For more information visit the conference web page

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New online exhibition on the portraits in The Baring Archive

Posted on Monday, 2nd July 2018

A new exhibition focussing on the portraits in The Baring Archive's collection has now been published on our website.

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Francis Baring portrait on loan to Bowood House

Posted on Thursday, 21st June 2018

The Baring Archive’s portrait of Sir Francis Baring, founder of Barings is now on a long term loan to Bowood House.

Bowood House in Wiltshire has been home to the Lansdowne family since 1754 and houses a wealth of unique art and antiques with many historical treasures.

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Digitising the Baring Archive

Posted on Monday, 9th April 2018

The Baring Archive is about to embark on a major digitisation project to make its archives on Latin America more accessible.

We hope that through this project we will begin to open up the collection to a wider audience to enable researchers to use the archives from anywhere in the world.

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Call for papers/Seeing Like a Capitalist: Histories of Commercial Surveillance in America

Posted on Monday, 26th February 2018

Baring Archive Researchers may be interested in the following call for papers from the Hagley Museum and Library. The Baring Archive contains many examples of this type of document, for example the reports on business houses (HC16).

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Massachusetts Historical Society Short term fellowships

Posted on Friday, 23rd February 2018

Application deadline 1 March 2018

There are many links between Barings and Boston and Baring Archive researchers may be interested in the following fellowships provided by the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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Professor Richard Roberts (1950-2017)

Posted on Thursday, 22nd February 2018

The Baring Archive would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to our Trustee Professor Richard Roberts who passed away just before Christmas.

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