British Archives: A Guide to Archive Resources in the United by Janet Foster

By Janet Foster

Because it was once first released in 1982 British files has verified itself because the most desirable reference paintings to holdings of information and manuscript collections through the united kingdom. The third variation has been broadly revised and enlarged with greater than one hundred fifty new entries, additional widening the diversity of the e-book. Entries are established to teach the records of the service provider as particular from deposited collections and demanding non-manuscript fabric, and extra info of fax quantity and conservation provision are incorporated for the 1st time. all of the present entries were considerably up to date, including the decide on bibliography and checklist of precious addresses of assorted companies eager about the care and custody of documents. The creation presents a useful advisor to researchers utilizing data, together with a precis of the suitable laws and an in depth description of the standard holdings of county and different neighborhood authority checklist workplaces.

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The trust publishes work on certain aspects of regimental and corps antecedents and also maintains an archive related chiefly to the organisation, dress and equipment of regiments and corps and to associated paintings, drawings, prints and photographs. The archive is open to bona fide researchers, by appointment. The Association of Genealogists and Record Agents Joint Secretaries: 29 Badgers Close, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 SRU. The association was founded in 1968 to promote high standards of professional conduct and expertise in genealogy, heraldry and record searching.

British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies Administrator: Ms S. Shuel, 13 Woodberry Crescent, London N10 1PJ. Tel. (0181) 444 7913. This is a professional trade association which provides an information service for location of images. It publishes an annual Directory, listing its members, with a subject index, and an occasional journal. British Association of Sound Collections Honorary Secretary: Alan Ward, National Sound Archive, 29 Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AS. Tel. (0171) 412 7407; fax (0171) 412 7441.

Founded in 1975, the society is concerned to promote the preservation and study of printed and MS ephemera of all types and subjects. It organises exhibitions, lectures and collectors' fairs and acts as an information forum for members through its publication The Ephemerist. Federation of Family History Societies (FFHS) Administrator: Benson Room, Birmingham and Midland Institute, Margaret Street, Birmingham B3 3BS. The federation offers a forum for constituent societies as well as offering training and an international information service.

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