Mr Andrew Morrison

Mr Andrew Morrison


Archivist

Location: BGS Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3247

E-mail Mr Andrew Morrison

Biography

  • 2007 – ongoing : BGS Archivist
  • 2004 –2005 : Senior Assistant Archivist, Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick
  • 2002 –2003 : Archivist, Warwickshire County Record Office
  • 2001 : National Archives of Canada, 5 weeks voluntary work
  • 1999 –2001 : Archive Cataloguer, Shropshire Records & Research Centre
  • 1999 : National Archives of New Zealand, 5 weeks voluntary work
  • 1996 –1999 : Assistant Archivist, Rural History Centre, University of Reading
  • 1995 –1996 : Archive Cataloguer, University of Swansea
  • 1995 : Postgraduate Diploma in Archive Administration, University of Wales, Bangor
  • 1994 : Temporary Archives Assistant, Surrey Record Office
  • 1992 : MA(Hons), Modern and Medieval History, University of Glasgow

Key papers

  • Bate, David G and Morrison, Andrew L [In Press] "Some aspects of the British Geological Survey’s contribution to the war effort at the Western Front, 1914–1918". Proceedings of the Geologists' Association

Professional association

  • 2009 –2012 : Training Officer, East Midlands Region, Archives and Records Association
  • 2000 – ongoing : Registered Member of the Archives and Records Association

Published outputs

Research interests

  • Cataloguing and preservation of archives
  • History of the British Geological Survey
  • The Geological Survey during the First and Second World Wars
  • The Piltdown forgery

Skills

  • Archive standards (Cataloguing, storage and preservation)
  • Dealing with archive related enquiries
  • Promoting the use of archival material