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British Thematic Association Resources


Themescene is the BTA Journal issued 4 times a year containing details of all BTA events, reports and articles about thematic collecting. The articles produced offer considerable assistance to beginners and experienced collectors in formulating their collections and displays.

Themescene Subject Index [PDF]

Themescene Author Index [PDF]


Back Copies

Back copies of Themescene, from 2010 onwards, are available from the Editor. Price is £1.00 plus £0.75 postage and packing. Orders, with cheque made out to the British Thematic Association, should be sent to Wendy Buckle, 87 Victoria Road, Bournemouth, BH1 4RS. Email Wendy if you have any queries.


Single Articles

Members of the BTA may use the BTA Library to acquire copies of articles from Themescene. If the number of pages involved are not excessive the Librarian will email scans. This also applies to our overseas members. If it is not practical to email lots of scans he is prepared to post our original articles to UK members on the understanding they will be returned without undue delay. When returning the articles they must be accompanied by postage stamps that can be used, to the value he used to send the articles. Cheques are not wanted. These options allow members to see the articles in colour and make their own copies. For further information about the Library and how to use it, please contact the Librarian: Mr. Ron Backhouse, 10 Hoe Lane, Ware, Herts, SG12 9NU. Tel: 01920 484974; or email Ron. By sending the Librarian details of your topic plus a stamped addressed envelope he can provide you with a list of relevant articles held in the BTA Library. Please note this facility is available to members only.  


Themescene - available online to members