Collections development and care

Find case studies on collections management and development and care of archival collections.

Devon Heritage Services

The project blog has created a focus for researching and presenting the collection, and has created a number opportunities for outreach activities.

Dorset History Centre: Archiving the arts

Dorset History Centre (DHC) has been actively engaged in the collecting strand of Archiving the arts since its launch.

Hudd Music Hall Archive

The project was designed to investigate, catalogue and make accessible the Music Hall and Variety archive collected over 50 years by the writer, actor and comedian Roy Hudd.

The National Archives: Military Tribunal Papers (2012-13)

The work included re-sorting the case papers into order, removing all pins and paperclips and inserting specialist paper wraps to help preserve the original documents.

Norfolk Record Office

The aim of the project was to repair the Aylsham Lancaster Court Roll, which would also allow for the future digitisation of the document.

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

The project resulted in a specific archive accession to represent the lives and histories of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) community in Plymouth.

Surrey History Centre

Surrey History Centre (SHC) is home to Surrey Heritage, which encompasses the county's museum, archaeological, archive and local studies services.

West Yorkshire Archive Service

West Yorkshire Archive Service (WYAS) is a large local authority service with five local branches in Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, and Wakefield.