National Associations and Working Groups
AFHEPP - L’Association Francaise pour l’Histoire et l’Etude du Papier et des PapeterieEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information go to the website: http://www.afhepp.org/
AHHP - Associación Hispánica de Historiadores del Papel
The Spanish Paper Historians Association was founded in 1996, and actually collects 12 organized biennial congresses (odd years), with all books of congresses published, and more than 300 papers that are also compiled in one CD. This association founded for not economical profit, welcomes people interested in the paper history. Actually geographically embraces the Iberian Peninsula and the old Spanish and Portugal Ultramar territory.
For more information go to the website: http://www.ahhp.es
BAPH - The British Association of Paper Historians
This is a national association which aims to bring together individuals, companies and institutions with a common interest in the following areas: paper in all its forms and diversity, papermaking by hand and machine, paper conservation, mill and company histories, papermakers, their families and communities, machinery manufacture and development, and watermarks. BAPH holds annual conferences. As from 1993 the proceedings are usually published in the series Studies in British Paper History
For more information go to the website: http://www.baph.org.uk
BPH - Belgian Paper Historians
BPH exists since 1987 and publishes four times a year a modest magazine of 12 pages (in French and Dutch) related to the Belgian paper history and industry. The association also offers a white board to her members to exchange informations and experience.Address: Destelheidestraat 73, B - 1653 Dworp, Belgium, Tel. +32-2.2389564, Fax +32-477.602950
CISSCA - Centro Italiano di Studi di Storia della Carta "Andrea F. Gasparinetti", Fabriano
For more information go to the website: http://www.centrostudicarta.it
DAP - Deutscher Arbeitskreis für Papiergeschichte
ISTOCARTA - Fondazione Gianfranco Fedrigoni, Istituto Europeo di Storia della carta e delle Scienze Cartarie
European Institute of the History of Paper and Paper Sciences - was founded in Fabriano (Italy) - 'City of Paper' par excellence -
on the 8th of March, 2011, by the Fedrigoni S.p.A., a family owned business that has dedicated passion and expertise to paper for
five generations and in 2002 acquired the historical Miliani Fabriano Paper Mills and its precious paper heritage.
ISTOCARTA, which is a non-profit organisation, aims to support the promotion of the study of the history of paper and related disciplines;
promote the development and
dissemination of paper science and safeguard the archival and archeological heritage
(more then 1,200 wire cloths for the cylender machine, 2,295 hand moulds and more then 3,000 dies, many dandy rolls, etc.)
inherited by Miliani Fabriano Paper Mills.
MAPAVIT - Magyar Papír- és Vízjeltörténeti Társaság - Hungarian Paper and Watermark History Association
For more information go to the website: http://www.mapavit.extra.hu
NPH - The Association of Scandinavian Paper Historians - Nordisk Pappershistorisk Förening
For more information go to the website: http://www.nph.nu
SPH - Schweizer Papier-Historiker, Historiens suisses du papierEditor of the bulletin sph-kontakte: Martin Kluge ( email@example.com)
For more information go to the website: http://www.papierhistoriker.ch.
The Friends of Dard Hunter
An international organization with a diverse membership whose interests center around handmade paper and related arts and craftsFor more information go to the website: http://www.friendsofdardhunter.org.