Phase One: The Past

Some materials from the archive

Phase One of the ARCH project will examine historical records between 1920 and 1980 in order to explore how everyday group experiences were recorded within the different historical, social, and cultural contexts in both Germany and Scotland. This phase will run through the first year of the project from September 2021 until September 2022.

Examples of the types of data considered:

  • Samples of case files
  • Minute Books (records of meetings at the institution)
  • Organisational Magazines
  • Daily Diaries and Log Books
  • Admission Registers
  • Publications and Photographs
  • Financial Records
  • Legal Papers
  • Oral History and Interviews with key individuals

Unboxing the archive.

Explore the history of Aberlour

Project Updates

February 2022

Blog Post: Off the Record: Finding Group Life in the Aberlour Archive

August 2022

NEWS: Historic children’s home archive opens with donation from former resident

Phase Two: The Present

Theme by the University of Stirling

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