Legal Records at Risk Guidance now online

The Records at Risk Steering Group have updated Legal Records at Risk guidance for solicitors and law firms needing advice on keeping archives. The guide has been endorsed by the Director of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Professor Carl Stychin, the British Records Association and the Business Archives Council. The guide can be downloaded as a PDF here. Find out more about the BRA's records preservation work by visiting the Records at Risk page on our website. You can download  our 2012 Records and Risk report on risks to historical records in the East of ...

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ARCHIVES 56 (2021) Table of Contents and Abstracts

Volume 56 (2021) Issue 1 ARTICLES C.R.J. Currie, Tenants’ copies of court rolls in England and Wales before 1400 Rory MacLellan, A new set of First World War diaries for the Mesopotamia campaign, February 1916 to June 1917 Mathodi Freddie Motsamayi, Preserving South African community archives in a context of ubuntu OBITUARIES Christopher Kitching, Sonia Anderson (1944-2020) David Thomas, Michael Moss (1947-2021) REVIEWS Charles Beem, Queenship in early modern Europe – reviewed by Russell E. Martin, Westminster College Dr Thomas Plume, 1630–1704: His ...

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New Shock of The Record webinar: ‘Truth and Trust; untruth especially in oppressive regimes’

This webinar is one of a series of six organised by the British Records Associations' Archives Advocacy Group and the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), which will be held during 2021 and 2022. The aim of the series is to raise and debate questions surrounding the criticality and value of archives and records as information and evidence. Questions such as: What does the record - be it in hard copy paper format, digital or other media - mean to us? Why should we be concerned about its survival? How can the authenticity and significance of records be ...

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