Archi’ve Explored at Derbyshire Record Office!

In November Derbyshire Record Office will be taking part in the very first Explore Your Archive week.  The campaign, led by The National Archives and The Archives and Records Association, is designed to raise awareness of archives and their value to society. From 16th to 23rd November we will be hosting a series of exciting … Continue reading Archi’ve Explored at Derbyshire Record Office!

Bryan Donkin on the BBC

You may remember (how could you forget?) our blogpost about Bryan Donkin back in June: https://recordoffice.wordpress.com/2013/06/19/bryan-donkin-article-the-tin-can/ It was just a link to a BBC web article about Bryan Donkin's invention of the tin can, but I did also point out that Donkin's experimental work on this is recorded in his series of diaries (D5029/1), held here.  … Continue reading Bryan Donkin on the BBC