Tag Archives: conservation

Creative Writing Winners Announced

We were so impressed by the standard of entries to our WW1 themed creative writing competition that we chose a winner from two age categories. ‘Love at First Shell’, written by Hope Owen Mcnair, in Year 6 at Fairhaven Primary School, wrote … Continue reading

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Meet the Team: Al, Volunteer

Al volunteers one morning a week here at the Norfolk Record Office. I (Emily) went to the Document Cleaning Room to chat to Al about volunteering. Emily: So Al, how did you first discover the Norfolk Record Office? Al: Well … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Box Making

Well, it’s boxing day, and clearly a perfect time to talk about boxes. We won’t give you the whole blurb about our new service, just watch this short video to find out more… And here’s a beautiful postcard-photograph from the … Continue reading

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Mission Successful!

Thank you to everyone at the Norfolk Record Office for an enjoyable 12 week internship. My project with Antoinette looking at the differences between isinglass derived from wild-caught and aqua farmed sturgeon has gone very well.  The research limitations using … Continue reading

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My Parchment Training

In October 2014, I started an Institute of Conservation (ICON) Internship at the Staffordshire Archive Service. During the Internship I will be working to preserve and conserve

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Behind the Scenes and Christmas Gifts

Have you ever wondered where all our millions of documents are stored, and in what conditions? Do you want to see first hand the innovative work and research our conservators are doing? We are once more offering

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Training in Parchment Conservation

I am a trainee Archive Conservator based at Lancashire Archives in Preston, currently working to achieve the Archives and Records Association’s Certificate in Archive Conservation. As part of the course I must undertake a series of placements, each focusing on … Continue reading

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Meet the Team! Edward moves from lab to studio…

Around Christmas last year businesses and organisations from Norfolk and Suffolk visited the John Innes Centre to offer 12 week internships for PhD students.  The idea of the Professional Internships for PhD students (PIPs) is to offer experience of work … Continue reading

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