Archives and Special Collections

This category is used for posts created by archives and special collections staff from August 2016.

Birds, Bees and Blooms

Images from the virtual exhibition Birds, Bees and Blooms are now also available to view as a set on the Library’s Flickr page. The exhibition was originally put together to accompany a display organized for delegates from the British Ecological… Read More ›

Archive survey

As part of my Graduate Traineeship within Archive Services, I recently shadowed David Powell (BACS) on an archive survey of a fabric manufacturer in Ayrshire to provide advice on preserving and managing their archives. The archive contained thousands of fabric… Read More ›