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Update on the move of Special Collections – 1st February 2011

February 1, 2011

Here are the key points from last week’s decant activity (week commencing 24th January 2011):

  • The Anderson and Beveridge collections have been decanted to the new Store. The Beveridge collection was reshelved by the end of Thursday 27th January 2011. The next collection to be decanted is the Crombie collection.
  • The move of Photographic Collections is progressing, with 720 boxes of photographic material moved last week. In total 1,075 boxes have been decanted.
  • The on-going decant of muniments, 61 boxes and bundles of record cards were moved last week.
  • 116 plan boxes have been decanted from Stack 3 to floor space in Museum Store at the new Store.
  • Some selected Manuscripts have been decanted to storage space at 79 North Street.

This week (week commencing 31st January 2011)  the focus will be:

  • The completion of the decant of the Crombie collection, with forecasted completion by end of Thursday 3rd February 2010. The next collection to be decanted after the Crombie collection is the Donaldson collection.
  • The on-going move of Photographic Collections, with forecasted completion by the end of this week.

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