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Historic Environment Scotland

551 500

Description Historic Environment Scotland

Date 10/2015

Collection Historic Environment Scotland

Catalogue Number 551 500

Category All Other

Scope and Content The collection comprises documentation in all formats created in the course of HES's work of investigating, caring for and promoting Scotland’s historic environment.

Archive History Material is made available for public consultation progressively, on the completion of individual projects.

System of Arrangement The collection is arranged by programmes of work, and within these by individual projects.

Related Material Many of the functions of HES continue programmes of work initiated under its predecessor organisations. For work initiated prior to 30 September 2015, see the Historic Scotland and RCAHMS collections.

Access Conditions There are no restrictions upon access to material, other than exceptionally, for conservation reasons or confidentiality.

Administrative History Historic Environment Scotland (HES) was established in 2015 as the new lead public body to investigate, care for and promote Scotland’s historic environment. Established in legislation, HES builds on the work of Historic Scotland and the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS) who have been managing and recording the historic environment for over a century.

Accruals Continuous accruals are expected.


Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 500) Historic Environment Scotland

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
All Other 551 500/3 HES at work Group Level
All Other 551 500/1 Survey and Recording Programmes 2015 Group Level
All Other 551 500/2 Publicity Group Level
All Other 551 500/4 Properties in Care Drawings Collection Group Level
All Other 551 500/6 JSH Exhibitions Group Level
All Other 551 500/11 Historic Environment Scotland Collections Group Level
All Other 551 500/9 Photographic collections Group Level
All Other 551 500/12 Duff House Records Sub-Group Level

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