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Recording Crime 1: What is Recording Crime and why is it important?

The main aim of the Recording Crime project is to examine the laying down of regional policing history by establishing patterns and practices around the preservation of police records. It’s the public name for my Arts and Humanities Research Council funded PhD research which I’m carrying out in the History Department at The Open University.  Having…

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24th July 2015: Using museum archives

On Monday 13th July I attended a one-day workshop at the British Museum on Using Museum Archives, which also inspired my earlier post – The British Museum: Ducking the questions?  The workshop was convened by Laura Carter, history PhD student from the University of Cambridge, and supported by The Museums and Galleries History Group and…