This is the archival term for where the record can be found in the catalogue structure. The levels currently used in the catalogue are


(a summary of each archive collection, for example a particular business such as Watney, Combe, Reid and Co Ltd

Sub-Fonds level

(a subsidiary part of an archive collection such as Watney and Co, Combe and Co or Reid and Co)


(each series of records within the collection. For example the minute books or ledgers, of Combe and Co with their covering dates.)


(a group of related records within the series. For example the photograph album of the Stag Brewery)


(one item within the series, for example a single photograph, with its date. such as a photograph of the war memorial at the Stag Brewery)

SystemID -

Providing a link to the full catalogue of a particular collection. Take care not to confuse this number with the FindingNo when requesting a particular document.

FindingNo -

The reference you will need when requesting further information or to view material.

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