Caring for your historic documents: Vicki Manners

"This course is being taught by the ex-County Archives Conservator for Bedfordshire Borough Council and will equip you will the knowledge and practical skills to care, conserve and preserve your family historic documents, which can include books and maps. It will teach you the about when and where you should be storing your items, and in what. It will also teach you how to make your own bespoke folder and document holders to store your items. "

Tutor: Vicki Manners

"Vicki Manners’ passion for genealogy and local history started about 20 years ago and led her to undertake a complete career change, whereby she is now a local genealogist, archivist, historian and conservator. She runs her own consultancy service specialising in genealogy, family and house history research in Bedfordshire, as well lecturing for the Open University and working part-time for the Panacea Trust and Museum as their Archivist and Conservator. Vicki has an excellent working knowledge of local historic records as she previously worked at Bedfordshire Archives as the County Archives Conservator."