Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Division
holds papers of John Baillie and the Baillie family. This project
aims to open up access to this collection to a wide readership.
Building on development work around Encoded Archival Description (EAD)
and delivery over the World Wide Web established by the likes of
the NAHSTE project, it
aims to create a fully searchable and indexed online finding
|21 November 2002
||The main thrust of work up until now has been on basic
sorting and repackaging the collection into suitable boxes,
folders etc. Repackaging at box level is now largely complete but
lower-level work continues, accompanied by further
|06 February 2003
||Cataloguing in EAD has now commenced. Website redesign. First
batch of digtal images have been made with second batch in
|06 May 2003
||Almost all the collection has now been catalogued to series level, with many series then taken to subseries, file and item level. More items have been scanned and added to the gallery.
|16 July 2003
||Cataloguing largely complete. Minor editing and final technical work still to be finished.
|29 August 2003
||Online catalogue available. Minor editing and cosmetics still to be completed.
|10 November 2003
||Fional cosmetic changes made. Project complete.