Tag: Reflections

Why bother? The local perspective

I’m just starting my sixth week in the job and have been thinking a lot about not just how, but why I am cataloguing these records. Obviously my managers, my employer and the funding body think it’s a good idea, but it’s only just sinking in on a personal level quite how useful this really … Continue reading Why bother? The local perspective

The project gets underway

Welcome to the very first post of the York: A City Making History blog! I'm Justine, the project archivist and over the next 15 or so months I will use this space to share my journey cataloguing the 800+ years worth of records that make up the York civic archive. York: A City Making History … Continue reading The project gets underway