Treasures of the Archives Voting Day in YOUR District!

West Yorkshire Archive Service are holding a Treasures of the Archives voting day in your district! 

From the five treasures chosen relating to your district, we now need to find the biggest treasure of all!

We are holding a voting day in each of the five districts.  Staff will be on hand to show surrogate examples of items from the nominated collections and tell you a little bit more about why these incredible collections are indeed our treasures.

Monday 23rd January  ground floor of Halifax Central Library, 9.30 – 3.00pm

Tuesday 24th January ground floor Bradford Central Library, 9.30 – 3.00pm

Wednesday 25th Janury Lending Library Huddersfield Central Library, 9.30 – 3.00pm

Thursday 26th January ground floor Leeds Central Library, 9.00 – 3.00pm

Friday 27th Janury Upper Mall, the Riding Shopping Centre, Wakefield 8.30 – 5.30pm

Come along and vote for your favourite and discover some of the treasures of the Archives!

‘The ‘Treasures of the Archives’ campaign is an exciting new way of highlighting some of the diverse and rich collections held by West Yorkshire Archive Service.’

Alternatively you can vote online as many times as you like at

 Voting for phase 1 of Treasures of the Archives will close at 5pm on Friday 17th February 2012. Winners will be announced on Monday 20th February.

The collection voted as the ‘Treasure’ of each district will be showcased in your district office. For further details please contact the Collections Team on 0113 3939767or email


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