It’s September, which means that students across the UK and Ireland have been going back to school. For this month’s themed blog, archivist Antonia Hart joins us to introduce the The Rathdown School Archive, which incorporates the archives of The Hall School, Glengara Park, Hillcourt, Park House, and Rathdown School. Crests of all original schools, […]
For this month’s theme, firsts, Tawny Whitfield from St. Helens Archive Service, writes about the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, and its impact on St. Helens. The year 1829 was a very important year for St. Helens. During the Industrial Revolution, the town became witness to a plethora of ‘firsts’, including a certain piece of machinery […]
For this month’s theme Cressida Williams from Canterbury Cathedral takes us through the daily routine of the Cathedral in medieval times with some aspects being continued to this day. Daily routine has formed an important part of life at Canterbury Cathedral since its earliest days. In medieval times, the cathedral was a monastery of Benedictine monks. […]
For this month’s blog on the theme of ‘Transport’, Charlotte Gallant of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust joins us to share some gems from their collections.
ARA Scotland have transformed April into the major event in the Archivist’s Diary. This month Samantha Case, Social Media Officer for ARA Scotland, gives us insight in what happens to make the event a success! April may conjure up images of spring, Easter, or maybe a particular prank-filled holiday for most people, but in the […]
The Section for Business Records (SBR) has a six-strong committee who aim to:• Be the professional body of choice for archivists and records managers working with business records;• Provide a focused and informed group to represent the interests of business records within the ARA for all archivists and records managers working with business archives;• Act […]
The Explore Your Archive campaign theme for February is nature. For our first blog post related to the monthly themes of the 2021 Explore Your Archive campaign, Elise Ramsay, Project Archivist of the Sir Charles Lyell Collection at the University of Edinburgh discusses the importance of his work on the study of climate change. The […]