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Scottish Business Archives and the Titanic

Thursday, 19 April 2012

A collection of papers for the Dumbarton yachtbuilders R McAlister & Sons (ref TD1347) which belongs to Glasgow City Archives contain details of the order and delivery of four Englehardt Collapsible Lifeboats for the Titanic.

The Ballast Trust who have catalogued the collection have blogged about it here.


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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.

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