Collection LHI - Local Heritage Initiative Archive

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Local Heritage Initiative Archive


  • c.1998 – c.2006 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

13 linear meters

Context area

Name of creator

(1999 - 2006)

Administrative history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by The Countryside Agency in 2006

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Scope and content

The collection is comprised of the outputs of an England-wide Heritage Lottery Fund project where communities were given money to produce something tangible on their local heritage. Subjects covered include archaeology, agriculture, history and heritage, oral histories, music and literature. Material includes books, pamphlets, photographs, reports, posters, postcards, other ephemera, multi-media including CDs, VHS, cassettes, reel tapes and floppy disks

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Uncatalogued. Access via appointment in consultation with the archivist

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