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Revealing watermarks – a remote collaboration between Conservation and Imaging
Revealing watermarks – a remote collaboration between Conservation and Imaging

Revealing watermarks – a remote collaboration between Conservation and Imaging

As for so many people, lockdown has meant huge changes to our working lives. As the conservation and imaging staff on a digitisation project, many aspects of our work rely on physical access to collection items, studios, and equipment, and at first it seemed...

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The Coloniality of Dutch Archives: What can be done and on what terms?

The Coloniality of Dutch Archives: What can be done and on what terms?

In 2017, the National Archives of the Netherlands held a conference, ‘Rethinking the VOC’, highlighting the new research made possible now that their entire archive of the VOC (Dutch East India Company) had been digitized. The conference ended with a roundtable...

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Mexicana in the Archives: Alfredo Bouret’s fashion illustrations
Mexicana in the Archives: Alfredo Bouret’s fashion illustrations

Mexicana in the Archives: Alfredo Bouret’s fashion illustrations

In 2019, the RMIT Design Archives (RDA) was delighted to host Masters of Cultural Heritage student Rebecca Lloyd. Rebecca’s internship focussed on the archive of Alfredo Bouret, in particular his illustrations of traditional Mexican costumes. When Rebecca began her...

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We Can Decide Where to Stand: Advocating for Aboriginal Priorities as Archivists and Information Workers

We Can Decide Where to Stand: Advocating for Aboriginal Priorities as Archivists and Information Workers

Introduction One of my main professional interests relates to the intersections between practice and theory, and how we can lead transformation to reshape and support structural changes within cultural institutions. I believe archivists and information workers can...

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Decolonising the Archive: Responsibilities for Researchers and Archive Professionals (Part II)

Decolonising the Archive: Responsibilities for Researchers and Archive Professionals (Part II)

Write responsibly. Do not absorb the errors of the past but correct them. Finally, as archivists and researchers it is important that our writing does not entrench the errors of the past but aims to correct them in order to make collections, and writing about them,...

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Decolonising the Archive: Responsibilities for Researchers and Archive Professionals (Part I)
Decolonising the Archive: Responsibilities for Researchers and Archive Professionals (Part I)

Decolonising the Archive: Responsibilities for Researchers and Archive Professionals (Part I)

Introduction Researchers and archivists working on colonial collections face a number of challenges arising from the historical contexts of these materials: where they came from, how they were brought together (or separated), and who has been their custodian. In...

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‘Per Inspectionem Rotulorum’: the reference value of the early English Chancery Rolls (Part II)

‘Per Inspectionem Rotulorum’: the reference value of the early English Chancery Rolls (Part II)

The roll is a difficult instrument to manipulate and, as the National Archives handling instructions warn, has a mind of its own. The clerks were aware of its inadequacies and that is why they resolved to mark the regnal year and the sort of roll they were drawing...

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Performance management of an archival kind: the NIDA Archives
Performance management of an archival kind: the NIDA Archives

Performance management of an archival kind: the NIDA Archives

About NIDA The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading centre for education and training in the performing arts across the full range of dramatic disciplines including acting, costume, design, directing, musical theatre, properties,...

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‘Per Inspectionem Rotulorum’: the reference value of the early English Chancery rolls (Part I)

‘Per Inspectionem Rotulorum’: the reference value of the early English Chancery rolls (Part I)

At the turn of the fourteenth century, king Edward I enjoined his chancery clerks to “search all the rolls and remembrances, search Domesday at the Exchequer at York and all the other rolls of the Exchequer and Chancery, so that nothing is left unsearched, then go...

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