Monthly Themed Blogs

Monthly Theme: Daily life

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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. […]

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Archive30 – Behind the Scenes!

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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 […]

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Meet the ARA’s Section for Business Records

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Composite of various images from business archives.

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 […]

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Sir Charles Lyell Collection

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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 […]