Could there be such a thing as experimental archives science, in the same way as experimental archaeology? What sort of experiments might it involve? And could there be, say, an office building constructed for archives training purposes, along the same lines as the crime scene houses for forensic science training at the University of Central Lancashire?
Illustration: ‘Foamhenge’, Wiltshire, 2005. Photograph by Alun Salt. Image courtesy of Archaeology Image Bank. This reminds me of the short story "FOAM", 1991, by Brian Aldiss. The acronym stands for "Free Of All Memory".