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Our partnerships

We work in close partnership with a number of organisations and bodies within Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent. These partnerships cover a range of activities including the development of our services to produce better outcomes for users, caring for archives and helping to promote archives in local communities. We also have a thriving and growing volunteer scheme which enables people to make a valuable contribution to our work at all three of our record offices.

The Archive Service

The Archive Service is jointly administered and funded in partnership between Staffordshire County Council and Stoke on Trent City Council.

  • Within Staffordshire the Archive Service and the Staffordshire County Museum Service are jointly managed as Staffordshire Archives and Heritage Service. The Archives and the County Museum together provide content for Staffordshire PastTrack, a multi-media cultural resource for Staffordshire's heritage, and promote joint projects to encourage and support community history.
  • Within Stoke on Trent the Archive Service works in close co-operation with the Library Service to ensure support for local studies and family history across the City's libraries.

The Diocese of Lichfield

The Diocese of Lichfield to enable the preservation of parish records in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent.

The Victoria County History of Staffordshire 

The Victoria County History of Staffordshire researches and publishes a multi-volume county history to a very high standard. The Archive Service publishes reprints of their work and we co-operate on the provision of study days. Office space is also provided for the VCH Editor when he works on the Archive Service and William Salt Library collections.

The Trustees of the William Salt Library

The Trustees of the William Salt Library to manage Staffordshire's major local studies library and its collections.

The Friends of the Staffordshire Stoke on Trent Archive Service (FoSSA)

The Friends of the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Archive Service (FoSSA) to assist them in their advocacy for the Archive Service and in their work to encourage the use of archives.

The Staffordshire Historic Environment Record

The Staffordshire Historic Environment Record to provide annual study days enabling local people to enjoy the combination of archaeology and archives and to disseminate information about Staffordshire historic landscape and buildings.

Gateway to the past, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent's Cultural Heritage

Gateway to the Past, Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent's Cultural Heritage, our online catalogue, which incorporates not only the catalogues of our own collections but also those of the William Salt Library, the Staffordshire County Museum Service, and the Staffordshire Arts Service.

Entrust

Entrust, the County Council's joint venture company, advises us on the development of our learning services for schools, to enable us to support the National Curriculum.

We also benchmark the Archive Service against other similar archive services to enable us to share best practice and to learn from each other.

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