Behind the scenes at the archives
Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Dorset History Centre? Our staff, volunteers and work experience students share what they have been getting up to in the archives.
A day in the life of an archive conservator
There is a lot of science involved in the continuing care of our archives. Our conservator reveals what she gets up to in the collections care room.
A day in the life of an archivist
Find out what our Archive Collections Manager gets up to on a 'typical' day.
A day in the life of a History Centre Assistant
Ever wondered what it's like working in the Public Access rooms at the Dorset History Centre? From drains to ancient manuscripts, a Dorset History Centre Assistant shares their account of a typical day.
A day in the life of a cataloguing archivist
Our archivist working on the Poole Borough Archive sheds some light on her daily activities.
On the other side of the desk
Amy Ridgway shares her experience of working at Dorset History Centre during a placement for her history PhD.
Work experience in the archives
Our recent work experience student, Robert, shares his reflections on two weeks working in the county archives based at Dorset History Centre.