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The Baring Archive moving to new premises

Posted on Thursday, 19th May 2016

The Baring Archive is moving to new premises this summer and therefore we will be unavailable for the majority of May and June 2016.

Appointments are currently being made for July 2016 onwards. For more information contact the Archivist.

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Messrs Baring Brothers & Co on show at the Cobra Museum of Modern Art

Posted on Wednesday, 1st October 2014

A painting of four key figures in the history of Barings is currently featuring in an exhibition in the Netherlands.

Ambrose McEvoy's painting, Messrs Baring Brothers & Co, was painted in 1926 and depicts John Baring, Cecil Baring, Alfred Mildmay and Gaspard Farrer.

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Barings features on London BookBench

Posted on Wednesday, 3rd September 2014

Throughout the summer fifty BookBench sculptures have been decorating the streets of London. Barings features on the bench depicting Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne, which was published in 1873.

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Barings and the First World War

Posted on Wednesday, 30th July 2014

The Baring Archive has just published Barings and the First World War, an online exhibition to mark the centenary of the beginning of the conflict.

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Conclusion of successful exhibition at Museum of American Finance, NY

Posted on Thursday, 10th October 2013

"Barings in America: An Interactive Investment Experience" has recently closed at the Museum of American Finance (MOAF) in New York. The exhibition, which opened in December 2012, was extended from its planned closure date in April 2013. It was seen by more than 25,000 people.

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An evening with the Barings

Posted on Wednesday, 18th September 2013

Hampshire Record Office will be hosting a repeat of the successful "An evening with the Barings" event on Monday 23rd September from 5pm to 7.45pm.

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Baring Archive featured by Bloomberg News

Posted on Thursday, 7th March 2013

 

The Baring Archive has made the news in a Bloomberg article on the Falklands Referendum.

In 1824, Barings lead managed a £1 million bond for the State of Buenos Aires however, in 1828, the Argentine Government defaulted.

Remarkably, after some twenty years of negotiations, the Argentine Government offered to settle the debt by dropping their claim to the Falkland islands.

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Oral history extracts now available online

Posted on Friday, 1st March 2013

Extracts of a series of oral history interviews are now available in an online exhibition on The Baring Archive's website.

The extracts give an insight into what it was like to work at Barings from 1940 through to the 1990s. Topics covered include the Second World War, recruitment, computerisation, globalisation and the 1995 crisis.

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The Baring Archive in Hampshire

Posted on Monday, 18th February 2013

Until mid-March, visitors to Hampshire Record Office will be able to find out more about Barings. An exhibition to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of Barings is now on display in the lobby of the records centre.

Barings was founded in 1762 by John, Francis and Charles Baring.

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TBAL celebrates foundation of Barings

Posted on Friday, 18th January 2013

On the evening of Monday 7th January 2013 The Baring Archive held a symposium and reception to mark 250 years since the establishment of John and Francis Baring & Co on Christmas Day 1762.

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The Baring Archive at the Museum of American Finance, NY

Posted on Wednesday, 12th December 2012

The Baring Archive is delighted to announce the opening of "Barings in America: An Interactive Investment Experience" at the Museum of American Finance in New York.

"Barings in America" will provide engaging details about Barings' significant US investments and their contributions to the growth of the nation and its industry.

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EABH 2013 Young Scholar Workshop

Posted on Thursday, 6th December 2012

The European Association for Banking and Financial History invites the submission of paper proposals relating to:

Foreign Financial Institutions & National Financial Systems

for presentation at the 2013 Young Scholar Workshop on 3 March 2013 at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Department of Economics.

For more information please visit http://www.eabh.info/pdf/Call%20for%20Papers122012.pdf

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The Baring Archive at Manor House, Lee

Posted on Thursday, 8th November 2012

From Saturday 10 November to Monday 31 December (with the exception of 12-14 December) visitors to the Manor House, Lee will be able to find out more about the Barings, who owned the property from 1796 to 1898.

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The Baring Archive in Exeter

Posted on Wednesday, 26th September 2012

Until Wednesday 31st October the Devon Heritage Centre is displaying an exhibition of material drawn from The Baring Archive to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the founding of Barings Bank.

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EABH Call for Papers

Posted on Monday, 17th September 2012

Foreign Financial Institutions and National Financial Systems

The European Association for Banking and Financial History (EABH) e.V.

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The Baring Archive to host Business Archives Council conference

Posted on Wednesday, 22nd August 2012

The Baring Archive will host this year's Business Archives Council conference in November. The theme of the conference is "Born This Way: Business Archives and the Digital Record". For more information and to book a place, please visit the Business Archives Council's website.

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New Risks & Rewards website launched

Posted on Thursday, 2nd August 2012

What do you know about the world of high finance? How good would you be as an investor?

Using actual sources from The Baring Archive, this site opens up the world of finance past and present.

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