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Update on the move of Special Collections – 28th January

January 28, 2011

Here are the key points from last week’s decant activity (week commencing 17th January 2011):

  • As anticipated we completed the decant of the 1861-1900 monographs from Stack 1 last week, on 17th January 2011. The total size of this collection is 40,882 volumes.
  • The decant of Mackenzie collection (1,864 volumes) was completed last week.
  • The decant of Anderson collection began (847 volumes) with anticipated completion early week commencing 24th January 2011.
  • The move of Photographic Collections has begun (start date 19th January 2011). Thus far 355 boxes of photographic material have been relocated.
  • Around 1,500 boxes of muniments have been moved.

This week (week commencing 24th January 2011) the focus will be:

  • The completion of the decant of the Anderson collection, and the subsequent decant of the Beveridge and Crombie collections.
  • The on-going move of Photographic Collections.
  • The on-going decant of muniments.
  • The decant of some material to storage space at 79 North Street.

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