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The difference between a library system and an archive system is all to do with the relationship of the items in the collection. I learned this at Alnwick Castle. In a library application, items are catalogued based upon subject. There has been a library classification system, the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) in place since 1876, … Continue reading Home archive

A visit to the Archive

During all of the seven years that I've wandered the corridors of County Hall I have never visited the County Records Office.  I'm not really sure why.  Perhaps it is because it is somewhere the public go rather than being just an office, or maybe I just have not found an excuse.   As if I … Continue reading A visit to the Archive