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.

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...

November 2016
06 December 2016

This month our Conservator talks about an unusual recent donation, a wedding dress made of parachute silk.

October 2016
31 October 2016

This month’s archive news is a fantastic example of the quirkiness and the breadth of engineering which existed in...

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