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    Posts from October 2011


    • 27th October 2011
    Behind the Scenes… Document Reception

    Today we start a behind-the-scenes tour of our current branches, based at County Hall and the History Centre. Hopefully by seeing where we are working you will get a better idea of the types of things we do. When we move to the Hive we will let you see behind-the-scenes photos of our facilities there...

    • 24th October 2011
    Top 10 Archives… No.10

    This week sees the start of a countdown of our Top 10 most frequently accessed archive collections. We have checked our document production figures for the last couple of years in order to see what our users are requesting to view most often and here we will let you know a bit about each of...

    • 21st October 2011
    Why are we moving?

    It’s a huge amount of effort to move an entire Record Office to new premises, so some may question why exactly we are doing it? When Worcestershire Record Office first opened in 1947 it was situated at the Shire Hall in Worcester city. In the mid-1950s additional space was added with the acquisition of the St....

    • 19th October 2011
    What is the Hive?

    In July 2012 we will be ready to welcome you to our new home at the Hive, in the centre of Worcester. Some of you may be wondering what on earth the Hive is, so here we will let you know a little bit more about it. Staff visiting the Hive for a tour of...

    • 11th October 2011
    Getting to know us… Part 4

    Here’s the final installment of our staff introductions. ?(From left to right): Isabel, Admin Support Assistant: Always have to be doing “something”. Current fad is crochet – am making loads of crochet flower brooches & hair slides. Guess what everyone is getting for Christmas this year! Jean, Archivist (Acting): Ray Charles is my number one...

    • 11th October 2011
    Getting to know us… Part 3

    (From left to right): Adrian, Project Officer: A ‘warrior’ of the old school. Enjoys a good rioja and crossword, sitting in the sun. Julia, Archives Assistant: Very slightly addicted to charity shops. (From left to right): Carol, Archives Assistant: Loves cycling and touring the youth hostels of Britain in the search for yet another dainty...

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