News archive for Year: 2017

150 years on the high street

Goldings on Bedford High Street has been celebrating 150 years of business. The family-run hardware store opened in 1867 and has seen many changes in shopping trends over the years.

BAC 2017 conference – speakers announced

Business archives contain the records of enduring value of a business. But how are those records changing? How are archivists responding to those changes? Do the changes make capturing and using records more difficult or just difficult in a new way? The BAC’s 2017 conference - Change the Record - will look at how shifts in the technology landscape have impacted records creation and use. Our speakers will examine these issues with views from both a theoretical standpoint, and from the practitioner on the frontline. It’s time to change the record, so come along and see how!

Central Bank of Ireland opens archives to public

Two hundred years of the records of the Central Bank of Ireland are now available for research. Readers will be able to consult records dating from 1786, by arrangement, at the Bank’s Dockland Campus.