The mainstream news circles endlessly around the covid-19 pandemic. Our own movements, interactions, and activities are severely limited. Sometimes the days just seem to roll into one. So how can we find ways to delineate the hours and keep track of them? Is there a way to share our news with friends and family beyond … Continue reading “Our Letters Keep Us Very Busy.” 19th-Century Family Newspapers and How to Make Your Own
Tag: Explore York Libraries and Archives
Announcing the launch of Explore York Images!
The time has come for me to leave Explore so I thought I’d share a few of my favourite memories with you from the last 7 months. And what an incredible 7 months it’s been! I feel very privileged to have had the chance to work on the York: Gateway to History project- I’ve met … Continue reading Bye Everyone!
Working with Explore’s diverse community collections is fantastic. We manage collections not only from local community groups, but from families, individuals and businesses too. No collection is the same, and that is what makes them so special. What is even more exciting is when you come across an item in a collection that really stands … Continue reading Digging for gold in our community collections…
I've some great news to share today, we've opened recruitment for a brand new post on the ALH team, a community collections assistant. We're looking for someone to join us for 6 months (full-time) to support our community collections archivist on the York: Gateway to History project. Our collection already includes over 150 archives created by … Continue reading Join us – Community Collections Assistant