Location: Borthwick Archive, University of York(directions: https://www.york.ac.uk/borthwick/visiting-us/before/#tab-3)
DATE: Thursday 15 February 2017
Start time: registration from 09:45 for 10:00 startEnd time: c.16:30
This course will explore the practical issues encountered in visiting archives and using archival sources, and will include:
- A tour of the Borthwick- Finding subject-specific sources- Using 'Discovery', the National Archives' record descriptions database
Participants will also have the opportunity to work with real archival material, considering- asking relevant research questions- taking meaningful notes - photographing and recording sources
The programme will be run by Dr Kate Giles, from the University of York and Sally-Ann Sheard/Chris Webb from the Borthwick Archive. Lunch is included.
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