Descriptive Information


Record Set



Other Identifiers

OC/B (local reference number)

Has provenance

esea contemporary (1987-)


1986 onwards (is coverage date of)

Scope and Content

Records produced and accumulated by esea contemporary and its predecessors arranged within the original order they were accessioned into the collection.


Record sets within this record set represent accessions received by the organisation. The records within the sets are arranged following the order they were originally received by the Archive. 

This record set does not include accessions from external sources and physical marketing materials. 


These record set was created to maintain the original order in which records were stored when they were transferred to the Archive. The records within these accessions can also be found within the collections functional hierarchy (GB3451/OC/B).

Access and Use

Conditions of Access

Unless prohibited under UK data protection legislation, the records within this set are available for non-commercial private research on-site in the esea ResearchLab via dedicated terminals or by appointment.

Digital surrogates of the records can be accessed through the online catalogue if we have permission of holders of the intellectual property of the record's contents.

Conditions of Use

The records in this record set are accessible for private non-commercial research use unless restricted under UK Data Protection legislation.

Open records which are solely the copyright of esea contemporary are available under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC 3.0) License. Records which are the intellectual property of other creators are not available online unless we have permission of all of the copyright holders. Please see individual record descriptions for more information.

Related Content

Related People and Organisations

esea contemporary (1987-)

Keywords & Terms

Record Sets ; Restricted



This record set does not include accessions which comprised materials which are now part of the Library collection. Accessions of physical marketing materials have been amalgamated into GB3451/OC/M. Accessions of physical press cuttings can be found in GB3451/P.

Rules or conventions

Our archival collections have been catalogued following the International Standard of Archival Description (ISAD(G)) and principles of Records in Context (RiC). The library collection has been documented following the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) standard and the International Standard for Bibliographic Description (ISBD).

Subject terms for the collections have been taken from the Resource Description Access (RDA) values which are made available under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License; the National Archives’ PRONOM online registry of technical information; IANA media types. MIME types; Art & Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)® and Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)® which are made available under the ODC Attribution License.