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Description - British Archives by Janet Foster

British Archives is the foremost reference guide to archive resources in the UK. Since publication of the first edition more than ten years ago, it has established itself as an indispensable reference source for everyone who needs rapid access on archives and archive repositories in this country. Over 1200 entries provide detailed information on the nature and extent of the collection as well as the organization holding it. A typical entry includes: name of repositiony; parent organization; address, telephone, fax, email and website; number for enquiries; days and hours of opening; access restrictions; acquisitions policy; archives of organization; major collections; non-manuscript material; finding aids; facilities; conservation; publications New to this edition: email and web address; expanded bibliography; consolidated repository and collections index

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333735367
ISBN-10: 0333735366
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 50mm)
Pages: 853
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Dec-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Janet Foster

JANET FOSTER is a freelance archives consultant. JULIA SHEPPARD is Head of Special Collections and archivist of the Wellcome Library for the History of Medicine and Understanding of Medicine.

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