Photography and the Archive Research Centre

The Photography and the Archive Research Centre (PARC), University of the Arts, London College of Communication, led by Professor Val Williams, created and manages the online Directory of Photographic Collections in the UK. The Directory is a portal to UK institutions holding publicly accessible photographic collections. Val Williams' own archives has recently been deposited with Birmingham Library.

Photo: Val Williams, Wendy Short, Brigitte Lardinois (PARC), Colin Harding (NMM), Jem Southam (Plymouth University), Kelley Wilder (De Montfort University) and Jane Fletcher (University of Derby) meet at PARC to discuss a photographers' archives research network, January 2013.