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How archivists can make an unconventional Impact…

How archivists can make an unconventional Impact…

Posted on 27 November 2015 by Sian Collins

Last week we thoroughly enjoyed tweeting a number of images for #explorearchives, and seeing all the fabulous documents and ideas from other repositories. Interestingly, our most popular contribution (apart from a […]

Explore Your Archive: What can the Institutional Archive do for you?

Posted on 16 November 2015 by Judith Dray

This week is the launch week for Explore Your Archive, a campaign encouraging people to discover the stories, the facts, the places and the people that are at the heart […]

Explore Your Archive: Feedback on the Value of Archives

Posted on 16 November 2015 by Judith Dray

We’re incredibly grateful to members of the Students’ Union for providing some lovely feedback on Cardiff University’s Institutional Archives for Explore Your Archive. Their feedback illustrates the range of values […]

Research Data and Information Management – Update

Posted on 3 November 2015 by Sian Collins

Nicola Dawson, Business Change Manager, updates us on the RDIM programme The Research Data and Information Management (RDIM) programme will help the University meet its strategic research objectives by developing […]

Copyright legislation update

Posted on 30 October 2015 by Sian Collins

Today we feature a guest post by Andrew McVay, Governance Officer, about changes to Copyright legislation. This post will be looking at copying permissible under S32. “Illustration for Instruction”.  This […]

Cardiff Medical Students’ Contribution to D-Day

Posted on 23 September 2015 by Judith Dray

We recently came across some interesting records in the Archive which can tell us something about Cardiff students’ contribution to the Normandy Landings. On February 22nd 1944, the Ministry of […]

A story from the archive: A Royal Visit and the Suffragette

Posted on 19 August 2015 by Judith Dray

In Cardiff University's Institutional Archive there is a volume described as, ‘Royal visit, 1912 (also earlier royal visits, openings of various college buildings and degree ceremonies 1912 – 1918)’ . […]

Another perspective on a tragedy: the value of archives

Another perspective on a tragedy: the value of archives

Posted on 4 August 2015 by Sian Collins

At Cardiff University we have many fascinating records and photographs in the archives and we have enjoyed sharing some of them via Twitter and our Blog over the last few […]

Cardiff Fête and Pageant, June 1931

Cardiff Fête and Pageant, June 1931

Posted on 10 July 2015 by Judith Dray

In the summer of 1931, Cardiff Castle was taken over by students and staff of the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire. Over the course of the 24th and […]

Officer Training Corps at Cardiff University

Posted on 18 June 2015 by Judith Dray

In the 1910s, the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (a predecessor body of Cardiff University) attempted to set up an Officer Training Corps. This would allow students to train […]