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 files has confirmed itself because the most suitable reference paintings to holdings of data and manuscript collections in the course of the united kingdom. The third variation has been generally revised and enlarged with greater than one hundred fifty new entries, extra widening the variety of the booklet. Entries are dependent to teach the documents of the company as special from deposited collections and important non-manuscript fabric, and extra info of fax quantity and conservation provision are incorporated for the 1st time. the entire present entries were considerably up to date, including the opt for bibliography and record of priceless addresses of assorted corporations interested in the care and custody of files. The advent presents a useful consultant to researchers utilizing data, together with a precis of the proper laws and a close description of the standard holdings of county and different neighborhood authority list places of work.

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Sundry items ofMSS, typed scripts and annotated published pamphlets etc, oflocal historical interest. Non-manuscript material Books and pamphlets forming a reference collection to Arundel 15 assist the study of Museum collections in the fields of history, local history, prehistory, social history, art, genealogy etc. Finding aids Card index. Facilities Photocopying and photography can be arranged subject to management discretion. M. F. M. Robinson Open By written appointment Tues, Wed and some Sats Access To all accredited scholars.

Thermographs) of sunshine, temperature, pressure, rainfall etc. Non-manuscript material Published material is at the National Meteorological Library. Finding aids Assistance ofstaff. Facilities 65 Photocopying by arrangement. Bradford Archives Department Address Central Library Prince's Way Bradford West Yorkshire BDI INN Telephone (0274)33081 ext. 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.

Photography. Microfilm/fiche reader. 00 Advance notice preferred Access Generally open to the public. Historical background The Library holds archives relevant to the Barnsley Metropolitan District and tended to keep archival material in the absence of a county record office before reorganization. Most estate and business records were placed in Sheffield Central Library (see entry 633). Aquisitions policy Archival material is purchased. Donations and deposits of relevant material covering the Barnsley Metropolitan District are accepted.

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