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HistoryAtWork has spent over twenty years working with communities, places and collections.

Please explore our projects below to read about this work.

Our methodologies include oral, digital and interpretive history, assessment of significance and preservation needs, auditing and curating collections, online or physical exhibitions, editing, transcription and digitising, memoir, life story and biography. Please get in touch if you would like to know more about any of these methodologies.

Our clients include individuals, families, professional organisations, community groups, local government, and institutions. Call us or send an email if you would like a client list.

We can provide referees for any projects or roles you read about below, and samples of our work. If our work is online you can see it now by visiting the History for you page.


What does it mean to be significant? The Kew Historical Society collection

We recently completed a significance assessment of the Kew Historical Society’s collection with a focus on the costumes, maps and pictures. I wrote an article for their newsletter on what it means to be significant. You can read an edited version here.

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Emma Russell