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The LHE archive website also aims to facilitate knowledge sharing between empire legal historians about what it is like to research in different archives around the world. Do you need prior permission before accesing archival material? How comprehensive are the online catalogues? What are the copying and digitisation policies? Can you buy good coffee nearby?
Through archival experience, LHE historians also develop a sense of the instituional logic and the archival context in which primary sources are stored and catalogued. LHE archives provides a platform for researchers to collaborate and share that knowledge, creating new connections and pathways into traditional archival research methods.
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