Speeches, talks, and lectures given by Frank Francis

Scope and Content

Notes for, and drafts and texts of, speeches at conferences and seminars, openings and dedications of galleries and libraries, council and association meetings, and other events. Includes papers relating to visiting lectureships and lecture series given by Francis and his presidential addresses at Library Association meetings. Also contains printed versions of some speeches, press cuttings reporting the speeches, and other papers relating to the specific occasion or event at which Francis was speaking. The papers are arranged chronologically, by date of the speech. For Francis’s International Federation of Library Associations presidential addresses, see Add MS 89010/8/2. For speeches made during attendance at honorary degree ceremonies, see Add MS 89010/15/9-11. For papers relating to speeches given by Francis at Worshipful Company of Clockmakers dinners and events, see Add MS 89010/9/15-16. For papers relating to Francis’s speech to the Zamorano Club in 1972, see Add MS 89010/15/16.

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Not Public Record(s)