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Duration 00:28:18

Engineering office staff

Focusing on some of the drawing and engineering offices, Tim Procter’s talk examines the personal marks that staff have left on the official records and shows evidence of them humanising the impersonal environment that had changed.

Tim Procter is the Curator of Archive & Library Collections at the National Railway Museum. He has been at the NRM since 2004, and has a particular interest in railway works and drawing offices. Before joining the NRM Tim led Birmingham City Archives’ ‘Archives of Soho Project’ to catalogue the personal and business papers of Matthew Boulton and James Watt and their families. Tim completed his MA in Archive Administration at the University of Liverpool.