The ARA's Best Practice Guidelines are written by its members to provide advice and guidance to those responsible for managing or delivering archive services.
- Preservation and Conservation Best Practice Guidelines
Applying for Grants
This handout contains useful information in obtaining external funding and grant applications.
Useful Funding Links
The National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/archives-sector/finding-funding.htm
Heritage Lottery Funding www.hlf.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust http://www.qest.org.uk/
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust www.wcmt.org.uk
The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies
The fund for the Preservation of Industrial and Scientific Material
National Manuscripts Conservation Trust www.nmct.co.uk/applying.html
Arts Council www.artscouncil.org.uk
Association of Charitable Foundations www.acf.org.uk
CORDIS: Community Research and Development Information www.cordis.europa.eu/home en. html
Directory of Social Change http://www.dsc.org.uk/Home
New Opportunities Fund http://www.nof.org.uk/
Scottish Arts Council (Now Creative Scotland) Creative Scotland
UK Fundraising www.fundraising.co.uk/
Preservation Advisory Service www.bl.uk/blpac/faqconfun.html
- Select page 2 (below) for a selection of conservation information downloads.
In this section we have conservation information from various presentations and workshops attended by our members that you may find useful.
Calderdale Journal 1864-1919 presented by Richard Aitken.
Limp Parchment Structure presented by Flavio Marzo.
The dilemma facing many conservators in archive repositories is how to create clear targets and objectives for the collections in their care. Read on......
The Evolution of Large Document Repair presented by Rachel Marsh.
The RHS Reeves Collection of Chinese Botanical Drawings presented by Kate Bailey.
The Visible-Spine Phase Box presented by Alessandro Scola.
Trouble at Mill - West Yorksire Archive Service.
Treatment of Vinegar Syndrome presented by Iwan Bryn James.
Workshop on European Bookbinding written by Mark Allen.