Your reports Find reports Archives and Archivists: Dust and Paper Archives and Archivists: Dust and Paper Convener(s): Laura Hayes Participants: Hugh, David Cottis, Dolser Phillips Summary of discussion, conclusions and/or recommendations: Various stories relating to visiting archives. The bureaucracy attached and the possibilities for physical comedy relating to archives – white gloves (you have to wear them, sliding ladders/bookshelves. Particularly liked story about not being able to access certain part of archives because currently dangerous. That paper could become dangerous. The physical qualities – dusty maps, old papers and the lives contained within them ready to burn out. Mined lots of fantastic ideas for a possible play which I’m not going to write specifically here because I don’t want anyone to nick them!