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