Archives and Special Collections

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

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 ›

Volunteers in archives

Earlier this year, the National Council on Archives carried out a survey of volunteers in archives to “celebrate and re-investigate the role of volunteering in the archive sector.”  The report has been published on the NCA’s website and examines who volunteers,… Read More ›