Borthwick news: 2013

Changes to our reprographics service

Posted on Thursday 21 November 2013

Starting in January 2014, we will be making a number of changes to our reprographics service.

New exhibition - The Borthwick at 60

Posted on Tuesday 12 November 2013

While the University has been celebrating its 50th anniversary year, the Borthwick Institute is commemorating its 60th birthday.

Announcing a new Opening Up Archives Event: Unwrapping the Chocolate City - Re-imagining the Chocolate Apple

Posted on Wednesday 6 November 2013

‌Part of a programme of ‘Opening Up Archives’ events being curated by our National Archives trainees Francesca Taylor and Kerstin Doble.

Explore Your Archive event: Arnold Rowntree and conscientious objection

Posted on Friday 1 November 2013

The life and beliefs of Arnold Rowntree, nephew of philanthropist and chocolate manufacturer Joseph Rowntree.

Closed week and Christmas opening hours

Posted on Tuesday 15 October 2013

The Borthwick's annual closure week will take place on the week commencing Monday 16 December 2013.

Announcing a new Opening Up Archives exhibition: Who were the Aero Girls? Discovering Hidden Art in the Archives

Posted on Tuesday 10 September 2013

This is the second event in our Opening Up Archives programme being curated by our National Archives trainees Kerstin Doble and Francesca Taylor.

Work experience placements

Posted on Monday 12 August 2013

Calling all budding archivists - the Borthwick Institute has an opportunity for all students of the University of York to join us in the archive for a week and work closely with original documents.

Microfilm Photography trial

Posted on Monday 11 February 2013

Starting on Monday 4 March 2013, visitors to the microfilm room should be aware that we will be starting a trial for permits allowing photography of microfilm entries. The trial will last for one month and will be free of charge - feedback from this service will be gratefully received.

Work experience placements

Posted on Friday 8 February 2013

Interested in a career in archives? The Borthwick has an opportunity for all students of the University of York to experience what it's like to work with original archival documents.