Archive News

An archive is something of a mystery to many people. What’s it for? What do Archivists do all day?

So the Archive team will try to take away some of the mystery by sharing our news every month. We’ll hopefully give you some insight into the many tasks needed to look after the unique collection of the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust which we have in our care.

March 2017
31 March 2017

This month Cath Mayo, the Trust’s Conservator, looks at restoring the ‘K’ signs which used to sit at the main...

February 2017
28 February 2017

This month we look at the Pressed Steel Fisher Archive and its wartime treasures.

January 2017
31 January 2017

There are many different photographic formats, one of the more unusual is the ‘lantern slide’, made for projection...

December 2016
31 December 2016

In this month’s blog we take a look at images from our photo collection as they go ‘on tour’ at home and...

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