To the blog for Business Archives in Scotland. We will be sharing news business archive collections in Scotland, the National Strategy for Business Archives in Scotland and other related items of interest.
The website for Business Archives in Scotland is here. This contains resources, case studies and information about the benefits of business archives.
The National Strategy for Business Archives in Scotland is available to read here
The data mapping project aimed to create a single consistent and clarified dataset for business archive collections in Scotland that provides improved and flexible information for creators, custodians and users of business archives.
The project report and methodology is available here.
From their press release: His diary records how he paid the rebels in gold from reserves held in Edinburgh Castle and the first tweet will be his diary entry from 14 September 1745, the day he took the bank's valuables to the Castle in anticipation of the Jacobites' arrival in the city. Ruth Reed, Archives Manager at RBS said:
"The diary was ideal for Twitter as it was written in small, daily sections, often with several different entries throughout the day. We're excited about using a new technology to tell a very old story, and hope it will bring this fascinating part of history to a whole new audience."