Event title:

Archival Skills [On campus]

Event details

Date:
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Time:
13:00 - 16:00
Location:
BJL Skills Room 1 - Ground floor
Workshop size:
25

Event description

This workshop is designed as an introduction to the knowledge and skills required when working with archival material from the period 1500-1800, and will provide practical experience of transcribing material from this period.

Workshop requirements: None

By the end of the workshop you will be able to:

  • Identify common Secretary hand characters and abbreviations
  • Understand historical date systems
  • Understand historical systems of measures
  • Find downloadable bibliographic guides for follow-up reading

Who is this workshop for?

Suitable for undergraduates and postgraduates (taught or research), who want a chance to develop their ability to read and understand historical writing, dates and systems of measures.

 This workshop is run by an archivist from Hull University Archives

Registration

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