Author Archives: Lisa

Features

© National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield The Archives Hub has been writing/having collections of the month or features since 2001. In that time we’ve had a large variety of features on everything from ornithology to poetry to the Miners’ … Continue reading

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Out and about or Hub contributor training

Every year we provide our contributors and potential contributors with free training on how to use our EAD editor software. The days are great fun and we really enjoy the chance to meet archivists from around the UK and find … Continue reading

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Training and the Archives Hub.

A couple of weeks ago I took part in a training session for postgraduate students from the English department at the University of Salford. This had been organised with Ian Johnston, University Archivist at Salford, and Professor Sharon Ruston from … 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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Special Feature: Manchester Histories Festival

This month ‘Collections of the Month’ highlights the Manchester Histories Festival. The Manchester Histories Festival is being held in Manchester Town Hall on March 21st 2009, 10am – 5pm. The Festival aims to show that there are many stories woven … Continue reading

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Esther Rantzen eat your heart out

On 3rd October 2008, I attended the

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