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Business Archives on Radio 4

Monday, 7 December 2009

The Radio 4 programme You and Yours is going to have a section on business archives this week, on Wednesday, 9 December between 12:00 and 13:00.  It will discuss the importance of business archives and also the National Strategy for Business Archives (England and Wales).

The programme may feature the following items:

  • Marks & Spencers and University of Leeds: new partnership
  • Former Woolworths Director's collection of the firm's history
  • Sweet factory archives found on Olympic site destined for London Metropolitan Archives

A podcast will be available for download and of course you will be able to listen again on the iplayer.
Thanks to Richard Wiltshire for the email about this to the listserv.


About This Blog

This blog will provide information about the development of a National Strategy for Business Archives in Scotland. It will also be used to provide general updates about Business Archives in Scotland.

This blog is written by Kiara King, the Ballast Trust archivist. Updates on the Data Mapping Project are written by Cheryl Brown, project officer.


The Business Archives Strategy for Scotland was published in August, read it here. Keep an eye on the blog for more news about business archives and the strategy's implementation.

You can also contact us at any time with thoughts and contribute your comments to the blog!

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Kiara King (Ballast Trust Archivist)