The 2007 Archive Awareness 'Freedom and Liberty' Campaign will be launched in the press on Wednesday 5th September. This is an opportunity to raise the profile of archives and to encourage the public to get excited about the range of projects taking place. There are lots of ways in which archives can get involved, some are listed below but for more information, contact Elise Oliver at National Archives:
T: 0208 392 5237.
- REGISTER EVENTS ONLINE
To ensure your autumn events achieve media coverage and maximum exposure please register events online as soon as possible at:
- REQUEST MARKETING MATERIALS
When you register your event online you can request AAC marketing materials including posters, flyers, balloons and postcards. The 2007 Freedom and Liberty postcards are now available and feature a fantastic variety of images from a range of archives including Scottish suffragettes, Irish Protestors, African abolitionist campaigners, Welsh prisoners and London gay rights activists!
- LINK PROJECTS TO FREEDOM AND LIBERTY
If you are promoting an individual project which you think may relate to the Freedom and Liberty theme and would like to link it to the national campaign please add a line on your press release or website such as:
"This event is part of Freedom and Liberty, the 2007 Archive Awareness Campaign:
The National Archives recently did this successfully with the launch of their Human Rights Website:
- HELP DRIVE TRAFFIC TO AAC WEBSITE
To help encourage more visitors to www.archiveawarenness.com it would be very helpful if this autumn you could feature the AAC logo and web link on your own website.
The logo can be downloaded at:
Please follow the link below to view an example paragraph to feature on AAC: