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Archives Development Strategy - Main Report

Publications:
Main Document 0.17 MB
Appendix 0.15 MB
Executive Summary 0.05 MB

Compiled by Katie Norgrove, Freelance Archive Development Officer.

2004

Archives are the raw material of history. They show how the lives of individuals, organisations and communities have been shaped by past events. The archival record provides the direct evidence of what people did and what they thought in the past, without which we would have a poorer understanding of the present and weaker foundations for the future. Archives are unique.

We use archives in our everyday lives to:

- Prove who we are
- Trace our ancestors
- Develop our collective memory
- Learn about things in the past
- Hold organisations to account
- Build efficient businesses
- Work effectively in the digital age

Year published


2004

Commissioned by


MLA South East, in partnership with SERAC

Authors


Compiled by Katie Norgrove, Freelance Archive Development Officer.

Document type

PDF

Document size

0.17 MB

Domains


Archives

Geographical coverage


South East England

Other keywords


Archive development
Archives
Strategy