Yorkshire Archaeological & Historical Society News     

History of YAS's archive collecting

The latest issue of Archives and Records (the Journal of the Archives and Records Association, vol 34, issue 1, Spring 2013) features an article by Kirsty McHugh and Brian Barber on the Yorkshire Archaeological Society's role in preserving Yorkshire's documentary heritage.

'Yorkshire archives and a league of gentlemen: the Yorkshire Archaeological Society and record-collecting 1863-2013' describes what kind of archives the Society has collected and why, and discusses the YAS's role within the context of archive services throughout Yorkshire.

Off-prints are available by email from Kirsty yas.archives@gmail.com

August 2013