We have two major series of miscellaneous records (anything with a reference beginning MMP or D/DZA). These contain some of the most interesting and unusual items in the archives.
Assembled in these collections are personal and family papers from all areas of society, diaries and journals, collections of title deeds and other legal documents.
There are large collections of posters, pamphlets, leaflets and other ephemera from all manner of organisations, societies and individuals. Documents like election candidates’ flyers, theatre programmes and invitations to dinners and speeches are records never intended to last more than a few weeks or months at the most; now they give us a unique insight into the daily lives of local people.
The collections are listed under the Miscellaneous Manuscript Portfolio and the Miscellaneous Records Collection.