Philippa Smith

Philippa Smith is Principal Archivist (Collections and Systems Management) at London Metropolitan Archives responsible for the Collections and Conservation teams; she edits the LMA newsletter. Philippa has over 30 years’ experience as an archivist mostly with local authorities, but has also been involved in the business archives sector. Amongst other professional commitments, she is currently a member of the Archives Accreditation Committee, and lectures occasionally at UCL.


Great Parchment Book Project



The Great Parchment Book of the Honourable The Irish Society is a major survey, compiled in 1639 by a Commission instituted by Charles I, of all the estates in Derry, Northern Ireland, managed by the City of London through the Irish Society and the London livery companies.

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