The archives of the Friends of the Horniman, which was an independent charity founded in 1988 to build awareness of the Horniman Museum and support its work through volunteering, fundraising and delivering events to engage audiences. The collection contains records covering the governance of the charity including minutes and other meeting papers of its committee, steer groups, and its annual general meetings and trustees meetings; financial records detailing membership subscriptions and funds raised; photographs of members of the Friends at various events; publicity material for Friends events held at the Horniman Museum and Gardens, records of away days, trips and events for Friends held outside the Museum; memorials and obituaries for deceased members; copies of the Friends of the Horniman Newsletter and related publications; and information assembled by members on the history of the charity. The Friends were integrated into the Horniman Museum and Gardens membership scheme in 2017.
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Friends of the Horniman
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- documentary artefacts
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material: paper (overall)
- Archival history
- The records of the Friends of the Horniman Museum were transferred to the Archive in March 2017 shortly after the charity was absorbed into the Membership department of the Horniman Museum.
- Copyright of the Horniman Museum and Gardens
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part of Horniman Museum & Gardens (ARC/HMG)
contains Administration of the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/AD)
contains Friends of the Horniman: Events (ARC/HMG/FRI/EVT)
contains Friends of the Horniman: fundraising and project funding (ARC/HMG/FRI/FUND)
contains Governance of the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/GOV)
contains Records relating to the history of the Friends of the Horniman and of the Horniman Museum (ARC/HMG/FRI/HIST)
contains London Museum Friends Hub meeting papers 2005-2010 (ARC/HMG/FRI/HUB)
contains Records of the Membership Scheme of the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/MEM)
contains Publications by the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/PB)
contains Photographs by the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/PH)
contains Promotion and Public Relations of the Friends of the Horniman (ARC/HMG/FRI/PR)
contains Friends of the Horniman Volunteers (ARC/HMG/FRI/VOL)
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object name: documentary artefacts
- Record created 2017-11-21
- Record last updated 2018-05-06
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