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Ms Fiona Courage

Post:Head of Collections & Academic Services,Curator of the Mass Observation Archive (Library)
Location:LIBRARY The Keep
Email:F.P.Courage@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:7911
UK:01273 877911
International:+44 1273 877911
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Biography

 

 

Role

Special Collections Mananger & Curator of the Mass Observation Archive I am responsible for the care and accessibility of the University's archives, manuscripts art and rare book collections situated in Special Collections in the Library. These collections include the Mass Observation Archive, the papers of Leonard & Virginia Woolf and Rudyard Kipling. My role includes ensuring the provision of research and learning support, and outreach activities relating to the collections. As Curator of the Mass Observation Archive I am also responsible for overseeing the continued acquisition of data through the Mass Observation Project and supporting reserach, teaching and dissemination of this unique collection. 

Doctoral student I am currently studying for a Doctorate in Education in the School of Education and Social Work, using the Mass Observation Archive to examine the interaction of social class and higher education.