Archivist Needed to Work on Project at The Hive in Worcestershire

The following teaser is from the January 26, 2013 edition of the Redditch Advrtisor.

THE [UK] National Archives have awarded a grant to Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service (WAAS) to catalogue a collection of the Lyttelton family archives, and the county council is searching for a qualified archivist to work in WAAS at The Hive on a 12 month project.

The Archive Service is based at The Hive, however this work will be countywide and include activities during the coming year.

The collection includes the manuscript of the first county history of Worcestershire, written by Thomas Habington in the early 1600s, a significant document in the early years of historical writing.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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