Rex Wailes Collection. Kate and Becky: How it feels to work behind the scenes

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    Authors & editors

    Cookson, Mildred M [Author]

    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2021 July

    Medium Digital

    Arts, culture and heritage > Researching & recording


    Scope & content
    Much of the work on the Rex Wailes Collection relies on paid interns and student volunteers. During the Covid lockdown these have been helped to work from home, but they prefer to be at the Archive so they can see and handle the precious documents.

    We provide valuable work experience for these young people, supervised by Nathanael, our archivist, and we hope to raise the finance to continue this work as we return to normal.

    Kate, who is now a qualified archivist, started on her journey while she was a student after she interned for us a few years ago. I thought I would share a "background" article written at the time by Becky, one of our volunteers, who has also gone on to a successful career… Read more.


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