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37 Volumes of Books of Deeds from Government Registry (dating from 1749 up to 1892)

As part of the Government ICT project, the Montserrat National Trust is continuing its programme of cataloguing and digitistaion, which began in 2014 under the British Library funded Endangered Archive Project. Books of Deeds from the Government Registry Container have been prioritised for this project, as well as the Trust’s own archives and historic records,…

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Archivist attends a Museums Workshop in Barbados

  Visiting Curator/Archivist, Francesca Franchi, represented the Montserrat National Trust at a museum workshop in Barbados from June 17-19, 2015 . Museum Education in the Caribbean was organised by the Commonwealth Association of Museums, the International Council of Museums Barbados Group, the Museums Association of the Caribbean and ICTOP, the training committee of ICOM, and hosted…

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EAP Pilot Project Completed

The Montserrat National Trust Endangered Archives  Pilot Project is now completed. You can visit the British Library via the link below; http://eap.bl.uk/database/results.a4d?projID=EAP769;r=41

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The Launch of the Endangered Archives Project.

Many of Montserrat’s Historical records have been deteriorating over the years and have considerable damage as a result of the natural disasters and inadequate storage. The Historical , Archaeological, and Museum(HAM) Committee of the Montserrat National Trust and Sands of the Time Consulting approached the British Library under the Endangered Archive Program to digitize historical…