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Meet the Archivists in Scotland

Wednesday, 23 May 2012


On November 9th, a FREE workshop to encourage students and academic researchers to make the most of Business Archives will be held at the University of Glasgow.

It will bring together academics and archivists to discuss and explore with students how business archive collections can be used for their research.  You can find out more and register for the event via eventbrite.

This event has been organised by the Business Archives Council of Scotland, the Scottish Council on Archives and the Centre of Business History.  It follows the pattern of successful events organised by the Business Archives Council in London for the last four years and an event held at Swansea University this year.


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Coats & Clarks celebrate 200 years

2012 marks the 200th anniversary of the opening of the Clarks factory in Paisley.  To celebrate this milestone, the company Coats & Clarks have created a website which contains an interactive timeline and a space to encourage people to share their sewing stories.


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About This Blog

This blog will provide information about the development of a National Strategy for Business Archives in Scotland. It will also be used to provide general updates about Business Archives in Scotland.

This blog is written by Kiara King, the Ballast Trust archivist. Updates on the Data Mapping Project are written by Cheryl Brown, project officer.

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The Business Archives Strategy for Scotland was published in August, read it here. Keep an eye on the blog for more news about business archives and the strategy's implementation.

You can also contact us at any time with thoughts and contribute your comments to the blog!

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any comments or suggestions.

Kiara King (Ballast Trust Archivist)
Kiara.King@glasgow.ac.uk

BACS
bacs@archives.gla.ac.uk