Christopher Marsden

Christopher Marsden, Senior Archivist, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A).

Marsden has been Senior Archivist at the V&A for ten years. He is responsible both for the Museum's institutional archives and records management, and for the collections of the V&A's Archive of Art and Design.

Recent research activity has concentrated on the nineteenth-century institutional and architectural history of the Museum, including an essay entitled 'Une espèce de monument socialiste moderne: Architecture for the South Kensington Museum', in Julius Bryant (ed.), Art and Design for All: The Victoria and Albert Museum (London: V&A Publishing, 2011).