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Rob Baker – Blind Veterans UK

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Rob Baker, Information and Archives Executive for Blind Veterans UK, talks about working for archives in the third sector. The archive contains lifelong records of everyone the charity has ever helped since its inception in 1915, as well as records about its celebrity and royal supporters. It contains artifacts used by the veterans in their rehabilitation, highlighting the similarities and changes in the work of the charity over the past hundred years. Rob covers how the archive is used both by researchers and for the promotion of the charity. The interview shows how the archive continues growing, documenting today's activities with born digital material.

Links

Website: www.blindveterans.org.uk

Podcast: https://www.blindveterans.org.uk/unseen-stories/

Collections & Archives: www.blindveterans.org.uk/about/our-history/collections-and-archives

Resources: www.blindveterans.org.uk/about/our-history/resources/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/blindveteransuk

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/BlindVeterans

Twitter: twitter.com/BlindVeterans

Instagram: www.instagram.com/blind.veterans

Rob Baker – Blind Veterans UK

Rob Baker, Information and Archives Executive for Blind Veterans UK, talks about working for archives in the third sector. The archive contains lifelong records of everyone the charity has ever helped since its inception in 1915, as well as records about its celebrity and royal supporters. It contains artifacts used by the veterans in their rehabilitation, highlighting the similarities and changes in the work of the charity over the past hundred years. Rob covers how the archive is used both by researchers and for the promotion of the charity. The interview shows how the archive continues growing, documenting today's activities with born digital material.

Links

Website: www.blindveterans.org.uk

Podcast: https://www.blindveterans.org.uk/unseen-stories/

Collections & Archives: www.blindveterans.org.uk/about/our-history/collections-and-archives

Resources: www.blindveterans.org.uk/about/our-history/resources/

Facebook: www.facebook.com/blindveteransuk

Youtube: www.youtube.com/user/BlindVeterans

Twitter: twitter.com/BlindVeterans

Instagram: www.instagram.com/blind.veterans

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