British Archives: A Guide to Archive Resources in the United by Janet Foster

By Janet Foster

Because it used to be first released in 1982 British documents has confirmed itself because the top-rated reference paintings to holdings of documents and manuscript collections during the united kingdom. The third variation has been widely revised and enlarged with greater than one hundred fifty new entries, additional widening the variety of the e-book. Entries are dependent to teach the records of the business enterprise as unique from deposited collections and demanding non-manuscript fabric, and extra info of fax quantity and conservation provision are incorporated for the 1st time. all of the current entries were considerably up-to-date, including the opt for bibliography and record of necessary addresses of varied enterprises curious about the care and custody of files. The advent offers a useful consultant to researchers utilizing documents, together with a precis of the correct laws and an in depth description of the standard holdings of county and different neighborhood authority list workplaces.

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00 Access Generally open to the public. Historical background The Archives Department was established as a separate entity in 1974. Prior to that date the library had acquired collections of manuscripts and these are the basis of the Department's holdings. Many records have since been acquired from local government and other sources. The Department also acts as the Diocesan Record Office for Bradford. Acquisitions policy To acquire MS material relating to the history of the area covered by Metropolitan Bradford Council.

Maps. Finding aids Individual handlists available for archive collections. Indexes by personal name, place name and subject. Special indexes for seals , apprenticeship and maps. Facilities Photocopying. Photography. Microfilm /fiche readers. Publications Birmingham Public Libraries: Catalogue ofthe Birmingham Collection (Birmingham 1918;Suppl. 1931) A. Andrews: 'Th e Birmingham Reference Library',Archives, v( 1951) U. Rayska: 'The Archives Section of Birmingham Reference Library ', Archives, liv (1978) 57 Address City of Birmingham Polytechnic Library Westbourne Road Edgbaston Birmingham B15 3TN 38 Binningham Telephone (021) 45 45106 Enquiries to Librarian, Mr D.

Deputy Keeper's Reports, 1954-65. Facilities Photocopying. Photographic copies. Microfilm. Genealogical searching carried out on fee-paying basis by Ulster Historical Poundation, Publications A large number of publications, some published by HMSO, others by the Public Records Office. These include Education Facsimile Packs, calendars, catalogues ofselected papers. A booklist is available. H. 00 Fri: as above, but by prior appointment only. Access Bona fide enquirers, by prior application in writing, by telephone or in person at the Museum.

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