USING PRESERVICA FOR DIGITAL CONTINUITY In this age of information superhighways and instant access to data on the internet, we’ve grown accustomed to expecting instant information on demand 24/7 and that it will always be there at our fingertips whenever we need it. We take for granted the idea of preservation and assume that, provided […]Read More OUR DIGITAL HISTORY NEED NOT BECOME A MYSTERY
A Conservation perspective (from Kat Saunt) Heritage Open Days 2021 theme was Edible England and as part of my conservation workshop tours on Saturday the 11th of September I was able to talk about how many of the materials I use to conserve archive documents could – at a push- be described as edible. To […]Read More EDIBLE ENGLAND
Reflections on my Traineeship by Olivia Northrop (former trainee at East Riding Archives) In October 2019, I started my traineeship with The National Archives’ (TNA) ‘Bridging The Digital Gap‘ scheme, designed to increase digital skills in the Archives sector and also develop my own abilities in this area. I was seconded for 15 months to […]Read More Bridging The Digital Gap
Halloween Night Broadcast Editor’s Note: This competition has now closed. As years go, the mere whisper of ‘2020’ will send a shiver down the spine for quite some time and, as we enter the darker months, the ghoulish season creeps upon us; Halloween! Traditionally, thought to be a Celtic holiday, in modern times it has […]Read More Haunting The Archives
If you go down to the woods today.. ..you could win a ‘Pics App’ prize!! Editor’s Note: This competition has now closed. ‘Danes Dyke’ has long been a much-loved nature reserve for residents and visitors to the Bridlington area. Its name hints at the Danes (Vikings) who once invaded the area at the end of […]Read More DANES DYKE PICTURE CHALLENGE
From the 6th July 2020 the East Riding Archives service will be using the new Archives Card scheme. Readers will need to be registered to consult the archives in the research room. The CARN (County Archives Research Network) reader’s ticket scheme expired on the 31st March 2020 and was replaced with the Archives Card. Please […]Read More New ‘Archives Card’ Scheme
Using historical criminal justice records by Professor Helen Johnston Professor of Criminology, University of Hull (guest contributor) During 2017 and 2018, we led a collaborative public engagement project funded by the AHRC called ‘Our Criminal Ancestors‘ and we continue to work with a range of archives, museums and heritage organisations to engage the public in […]Read More Our Criminal Ancestors
Introducing the East Riding Archives Blog … In these times of lockdown it’s important now, more than ever, that we bring you online content based on our amazing documentary heritage collections while we await the day when we can welcome you back into our home at the Treasure House in Beverley, East Yorkshire. Even though […]Read More Hello and Welcome!