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Archive of Recorded Church Music

Archives Hub feature for February¬†2017 THE FOUNDING OF THE ARCHIVE The first gramophone records went on sale in England 120 years ago and five years later, in 1902, the first ever gramophone record by an English robed choir of gentlemen … Continue reading

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Archives Wales Catalogues Online: Working with the Archives Hub

Stacy Capner reflects on her first six months as Project Officer for the Archives Wales Catalogues Online project, a collaboration between the Archives and Records Council Wales and the Archives Hub to increase the discoverability of Welsh archives. For a … Continue reading

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Blowing the dust off Special Collections

Guest Blog Post by John Hodgson Mimas works on exciting and innovative projects all the time and we wanted Hub blog readers to find out more about the SCARLET project, where Mimas staff, academics from the University of Manchester and … Continue reading

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UK Archives Discovery Network is born!

The National Archives Network of the UK (NAN) has been around for some time. It had a reasonably high profile around the turn of the century (that sounds weird!) when the cross-searching networks were being set up, but then in … Continue reading

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Charles Darwin and the Beagle Collections in the University of Cambridge

Caricature of Darwin as a student riding on the back of a beetle, done by a Cambridge friend of his, Albert Way. CUL MS DAR 204:29. Provided by Cambridge University Library. copyright

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International Archives Day 9th June 2009

Did you know that today is International Archives Day? This is the 2nd International Archives Day ever held and 9th June was chosen because the International Council on Archives (ICA) was founded on 9th June 1948. Last year was the … Continue reading

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Museums neglecting needs of researchers?

A recent RIN report ‘Discovering Physical Objects’ looks at how researchers find out about collections of objects relevant to their research. The report relates to museum objects rather than archives, but as ever, the Archives Hub feel that its always … Continue reading

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Esther Rantzen eat your heart out

On 3rd October 2008, I attended the

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EAD: your super flexible friend

I’ve just come across the Smithsonian Archives of American Art online collections. This is a wonderful source, with all the archives digitised and available to view. The navigation available on the site is great, with an image viewer allowing the … Continue reading

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