[DWJ] New to the list...

Judith Ridge judith.ridge at gmail.com
Tue May 10 08:17:49 EDT 2011

On 10 May 2011 21:56, Hannah Green <hannah.green at sevenstories.org.uk> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm new to the list (hope this posting works!), and just wanted to
> introduce myself, not only as a longtime fan of Diana's books but also as
> the archivist at Seven Stories, the Centre for Children's Books in
> Newcastle.  List members may be aware that Seven Stories acquired Diana's
> extensive archive last year, only a few months before she died, and I was
> privileged to meet her when we collected the archive from her home in
> Bristol.
> I am now about to start the process of cataloguing Diana's archive, and
> wondered if list members might like to be kept informed of progress as I
> work?  As I say, it's an extensive archive, including some juvenilia,
> material relating to over 30 of her published titles, and a significant
> quantity of material for unpublished works, so the process of cataloguing
> will take quite some time.  I am more than happy to share interesting
> discoveries as and when I make them with the list, if that is something
> members would be interested in.
> The collection will, of course, be available to the public once cataloguing
> has been completed, and we welcome anyone who wants to come and explore for
> themselves!
> Best wishes,
> Hannah

I'm sure I won't be the only person who would be delighted to hear about the
cataloguing of Diana's archive. Welcome, Hannah.


Judith Ridge
Western Sydney Young People's Literature Officer

Arts and Cultural Development
Blacktown City Council
PO Box 63
(62 Flushcombe Road)
Blacktown NSW 2148

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