Equipping Myself for a Day in the Archives

First published on my other blog www.stumblingpast.wordpress.com 25/10/2010
Equipment I take into the archive
My archive kit.

Many people engage in historical research – family historians, local historians, authors, academic historians etc.  For all of us, the opportunities for visiting an archive can be fleeting and the cost in terms of time, travel, accommodation etc can be high.  Thorough preparation for a trip to the archives is the foundation for a fruitful day fossicking through historical records. Continue reading