Jo Moore, Curator and Collections Coordinator at Wheal Martyn, has written this guest blog about how Wheal Martyn approached dealing with their documentation backlog, which was identified following an audit of their collections. My connection with Wheal Martyn began in 2011 when I was commissioned as a freelance curator to undertake a collections audit at […]
Here you can find further resources to help with the Spectrum procedure Inventory and see how other museums have put it into practice. For the procedure itself follow this link. You can find further blog posts related to banishing backlogs here.
Bristol’s Museums, Galleries and Archives archaeology collection is a large collection with complicated documentation and collections management requirements. The aim of this project was to produce a record for objects or groups of objects cared for by the Archaeology Department.