News, Resources

JUST LAUNCHED: Records Management Improvement Toolkit

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new and updated online toolkit to help charities, voluntary and community groups with records management. Record keeping is an important but often overlooked part of running a voluntary organisation. It is vital…

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Responsible record keeping for the voluntary sector: new funding announcement!

As part of the work of the British Academy Research Project ‘Digitising the Mixed Economy of Welfare in Britain’ we have championed the rich cultural heritage held in voluntary sector archives. However, doing this work made us aware that there is…

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Using Voluntary Sector Archives in Teaching

Over the past few weeks I’ve been preparing the content for a new module ‘Voluntary Organisations, NGOs and the British Public, 1918-1985’ that I will teach to UCL history undergraduates from October, as well as revising a course on twentieth…

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Barnardo’s photographic archive under threat of destruction

News broke last week that the photographic archive of children’s charity Barnardo’s is to be destroyed as there is not enough physical space at its host institution. British Photographic History explain that while the images in the collection will be…

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Events, News

The Campaign Launch

The Campaign for Voluntary Sector Archives was launched on Monday 15 October 2012 at the House of Lords. The Campaign launch was sponsored by Baroness Pitkeathley and funded by The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. The afternoon seminar, chaired by…

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