What you'll be doing
The Project Archivist will also re-box, amalgamate and catalogue additional resources relating to the Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution (RMBI). Now incorporated into the MCF, the RMBI (a charity formed in 1842 to support older freemasons and their dependents) provides residential accommodation in seventeen homes in England and Wales.What you'll be doingAs the Project Archivist, you will be responsible for adding c.19 linear metres of additional resources (comprising 19th and 20th century volumes), adding or revising existing on-line catalogue records to ISAD(G) standards as required, relating to the RMBI.
You will also be responsible for adding c.5 boxes of additional items relating to the RMIG and RMIB, adding or revising existing on-line catalogue records as required.In addition you will assess, list and catalogue as necessary c.10 large boxes of administrative files relating to the successor bodies of the RMIG and RMIB, the MTGB and the RMTGB, dating from c.1980. You will be working closely with key stakeholders in the LMF and MCF to understand the historical context of the records.
You will liaise with the Archivist and Records Manager on adding and updating existing catalogue records; assessing and cataloguing records selected for permanent preservation and devising catalogue hierarchies for new resources as required.