Practical ‘how to’ resources to assist societies in managing their collections – from acquisition through to access. Objects collected by historical societies may be of state or national heritage significance. These items can range from manuscripts to furniture to born-digital documents, and historical societies may also be the custodians of heritage buildings and sites.
The guides include information on:
- Collecting the local history of your area
- Carrying out significance assessments
- Cataloguing for discoverability
- Providing access to collections