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.
Exploring the records of WLA County Chairman Lady Celia Milnes Coates, 1938-1950.
In response to these unprecedented times, a new project has begun to collect the records of York’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Cataloguing the the archives of the Rowntree Trusts, the Rowntree family, the research papers of Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree and the papers of Professor Sir Tony Atkinson.
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.
A 3 year project funded by AHRC and run in partnership with the National Archives to investigate the political role of the 14th century archbishops of York.
Establishing Access to Memory (AtoM) as our new Archival Management System and online catalogue.
An ambitious two year project to create the Borthwick Institute's first online catalogue.
An art and social history project to find out more about the renowned painters and fascinating sitters of these Rowntree's archive paintings.
An ambitious 15-month project to produce a new dictionary of historic Yorkshire terms.
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
Voices from half a century: the University of York's oral history project, celebrating the University's 50th anniversary.