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Baring Archive Advisory Group welcomes new member

Posted on Wednesday, 2nd June 2021

The Baring Archive Advisory Group officially welcomed Clare Paterson as the newest member at their recent meeting.

Clare is Senior Archivist at Glasgow University Archives and Special Collections.

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Update on advisory group on records relating to slavery in the Baring Archive

Posted on Monday, 1st February 2021

In July 2020, the Trustees of the Baring Archive announced that they would be establishing a working group to consider the records in the archive that relate to financial activities associated with slavery.

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Risks and Rewards site to be withdrawn from service

Posted on Thursday, 29th October 2020

The Risks and Rewards website will be been withdrawn from service from 31 December 2020. 

From May 2012 to December 2020 used actual sources from The Baring Archive to open up the world of finance past and present.

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Archive materials relating to slavery in The Baring Archive

Posted on Friday, 10th July 2020

The Trustees of the Baring Archive are aware that there are records in The Baring Archive that relate to slavery. Examples include documents concerning the international trade in slave grown commodities like sugar and cotton and papers relating to mortgages on plantations where these commodities were grown.

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Digitised Collections site now accessible online

Posted on Monday, 1st July 2019

We are pleased to announce that our Digitised Collections site is now accessible online. The site enables priority areas of the archive to be made more accessible to researchers and the general public, opening up the collection to people from all over the world.

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