Tag Archives: Cataloguing

Christine – Volunteering for the Borough Archive

Hi my name is Christine. Having made the decision to retire from full time work two years ago, I discovered that Bury Archives were looking for volunteers to work on the WW1 project. Having studied History and English, a keen … Continue reading

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Finding a home.

Part of the work of an Archive team is to ensure that documents find their way into the most appropriate collection. On occasion this means that deposits are relocated from one Archive to another. Ensuring that documents find the most … Continue reading

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Meeting and Greeting the Chief Executive.

Shortly before retiring from his role as Chief Executive of Bury Council, Mike Kelly promised Gilli Paxton (the Borough Archivist) the entire collection of photographs he had taken throughout his career with the Council. True to his word Mike – … Continue reading

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