Planning your project
Things to consider if you'll be using material from the archives as part of your own project:
We are involved in a wide range of projects and also encourage others to use our archives to inform their own project work.
We are proud to be able to offer access to our materials to a range of projects and individuals.
Recent projects making use of our archives include:
For further updates, check the projects section of our blog.
A twelve month project to catalogue the archive of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and promote access to a broad range of audiences.
Exploring the potential of Archivematica to preserve research data
Digitising the archive of the Retreat - one of the most important institutions in the care and treatment of mental health patients.
An art and social history project to find out more about the renowned painters and fascinating sitters of these Rowntree's archive paintings.
Conserving the Lascelles Slavery Archive, which documents part of the history of Caribbean Slavery at the end of the 18th century.
Digitising the Archbishops' Registers of the Diocese of York, 1225-1646
Conservation of the Atkinson Brierley architectural archive.
We hope to improve access to the plans and increase the stability of the collection.
Promoting the Terry's archives, and recreating the Chocolate Apple, precursor to the Chocolate Orange.
The Alan Ayckbourn Archive is a goldmine of information not only for Sir Alan as an actor, writer and director, but also on late twentieth century theatre and the arts in general.
Cataloguing and imaging the case records created by the ecclesiastical courts of York between 1300 and 1858.
An ambitious two year project to create the Borthwick Institute's first online catalogue.
Digitising, indexing and making available visitation records for the Archdeaconry of York between 1598 & 1690.
Voices from half a century: the University of York's oral history project, celebrating the University's 50th anniversary.
Promoting our collections exploring the history of human diversity, including disability, race, LGBT and women's history.