UK Forum on Historical Manuscripts and Research

Prize: Appointment

Description

The Forum provides advice to the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport on matters relating to manuscripts, records and archives, other than public records, and particularly:•the location, collection, care, custody, preservation, acquisition, sale, and use in all formats of such documents•the compilation and dissemination of information about them•any questions affecting such documents as may be referred for its consideration, including issues relating to the statutory duties of the Master of the Rolls in respect of manorial and tithe documents, and the making of recommendations to appropriate Ministers on the allocation of archives and manuscripts accepted for the nation in lieu of tax•other issues that would formerly have come within the terms of reference of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts as set out in the Royal Warrant, which appoints the Keeper of Public Records the sole Historical Manuscripts Commissioner
Degree of recognitionInternational
OrganisationsUK Government

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Manuscripts
Public Records
Tithe
Dissemination
Secretary of State
Warrants
Tax
Compilation
Commissioner
Digital Culture