Friday, December 24, 2004

Security issues

We bring you updates on the security of archives.

Peter Bellwood, a former landscape gardener from Colchester, Essex has been convicted in Swansea Crown Court of stealing antique maps from the National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth, which has tightened its security precautions as a result.

While the issue might be seen as a bibliographical one at first glance, it should be remembered the National Library of Wales is also an archive repository.


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