#ExploreArchives 2016

Sneak Preview of some records we have uncovered for #ExploreArchives themes!

Sneak Preview of some records we have uncovered for #ExploreArchives themes!

This week is Explore Your Archive Week!

Explore Your Archives is a joint campaign delivered by The National Archives and the Archives and Records Association across the UK and Ireland. It aims to showcase the unique potential of archives to excite people, bring communities together, and tell amazing stories.

This year’s themes will be:

Monday 21 November: #Archivepioneers

Sharing the stories of pioneers and historical firsts from within our collections.

Tuesday 22 November: #hairyarchives

In line with the tradition of Movember, sharing hair related items and stories from our collections!

Wednesday 23 November:#YearInArchives


A celebration of what we have achieved in the last year.

Thursday 24 November: #autoarchives

An opportunity to showcase different transport and science based records and research in our archival collections.

(And everyone’s favourite) Friday 25 November: #ArchiveAnimals

Animal stories and pictures of animals in archive collections.

Stay tuned this week to @UofGlasgowASC and follow the hashtag #ExploreArchives as we reveal some of our fantastic collections!

Please join in too by letting us know if you have visited an archive or collection by using #explorearchives.

Categories: Archives and Special Collections

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