Ref NoMS 585
TitleBirmingham Archaeological Society (later Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society)
Date1450 - 1981
DescriptionAccession 2011/195: Six boxes of material relating to MS 585 containing photographs created by Harold Baker and others for the Birmingham & Midland Institute Archaeological Section [later the Birmingham Archaeological Society]
Accession 2011/196: Six boxes, containing monochrome photographic prints created by Harold Baker and others [including Whitlock] for the Birmingham & Midland Institute Archaeological Section [later the Birmingham Archaeological Society].
Accession 2011/203: 1 box containing: 4 registers of photographic prints, 1 cash book, 2 index ledgers, & 2 'books' of stubs and 1 minute book.-‘Birmingham & Midland Institute Birmingham Archaeological Society Photographic Section’ – printed label inside cover from BMI/BAS, handwritten no. MS. Soc 18. Date range Feb 20th 1907 to March 18th 1915. Found at p. 126 – handwritten minutes for Thursday May 11 1916.
Accession 2013/045: 3 index volumes for photographic resources: Places; Parishes; Numerical. Also included is a copy of the Society's Transactions 1892 Vol. XVIII. This is heavily annotated and at the time of accessioning was believed to have a direct relationship with the index volumes.

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FormatCubic metres
AccessStatusPartially closed (Condition)
AccessConditionsAccess to photographic negatives is not permitted, because of conservation needs. Other items are available for viewing in the secure area, subject to conservation considerations. Handling restrictions apply.
AdminHistoryThe Birmingham Archaeological Society was founded in 1870. It later became Birmingham and Warwickshire Archaeological Society. A major feature of the work of the Society was the use of photography, both for survey work and as a reference resource.
ArrangementThis is a collection level description. A partial paper catalogue is available in our research room, and as a PDF on this catalogue entry.
Related MaterialMS 2724 Warwickshire Photographic Survey
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MS 4601 Pencil and sepia watercolour drawings of Birmingham streets and buildings
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