As part of the Religious Archives Support Plan, RAG produces its own guidance for religious archives.
3. Archives for Beginners
An introduction to looking after religious archives based on a training course run by RAG in June 2013 (some of these files have been since updated)
We also produce a yearly list of religious anniversaries to help archives plan future projects. The list for 2014-2017 is now available:
The Legal bit …
Guidance material at 1, 3 and 4 above was prepared by Dr Tim Powell, Senior Adviser: Religious Archives at The National Archives for the Religious Archives Group. This guidance is © Crown copyright 2014.
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