Archives Acquisition Policy


The aim of the Acquisition policy is to acquire: • the official archives of Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham City Council and their predecessor authorities; • archives of other local authorities and their predecessors; • archives defined by the terms of the Public Records Act, 1958 • manorial and tithe documents • archives of the Diocese of Southwell including diocesan, archdeaconry (from 1884), deanery and parish records; • archives of the Dean and Chapter of Southwell; • other archives including those of businesses, industrial and commercial organisations, churches of all denominations, organisations and institutions, charities, families and individuals, landed estates, societies, trade unions and political parties; • archives of regional bodies which have their headquarters within the County or City except where provision has already been made with another repository in the same geographical

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July 2006

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