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Collection D204 - Highlands and Islands Development Board / Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Identity area

Reference code

GB 232 D204


Highlands and Islands Development Board / Highlands and Islands Enterprise


  • 1882-1994 (Creation)

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Extent and medium


Context area

Name of creator

Highlands & Islands Development Board (1965-1991)

Administrative history

Archival history

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Scope and content

Governance: Constitution 1970-1974, annual reports 1990-1991; corporate plans and strategies 1974-1989; progress reports 1973-1991; board papers and reports 1970-1992; external publications by central government, Highland Regional Council 1964-1990

Legal files: Proceedings of public enquiries 1968-1980

Finance and management: Annual accounts 1965-1992; reports 1971; financial assistance and business development 1970s-1992; publications 1970s-1992

Administration: secretariat and consultative council 1970-1990; personnel 1970-1992; property 1980s;

Planning and research: community co-operatives 1977-1986; reports 1969-1986; publications 1968-1990; newspaper articles 1982; conferences 1978-1982; librarian’s papers 1971-1990

Information services: newsletters and bulletins 1967-1990; National Book League catalogues 1967-1974; leaflets publicising HIDB publications 1970s-1978; publications lists 1969-1991; press & public relations 1970-1990; film and photographs 1974-1979

Tourism: Area tourist officer 1983; reports 1968-1992; publications / brochures 1967-1994; visitor information leaflets 1988-1990; merchandise 1980s

Industrial development and marketing: Industrial development 1962-1990; marketing 1966-1992; transport 1966-1987

Land use: reports 1967-1989; publications 1949-1990; conferences 1976-1989

Fisheries: reports 1969-1990; publications 1982-1991; conferences 1970-1988

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


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Arranged into series. Within series, items are arranmged chronologically.

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Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Item level catalogue available from Highland Archives, Inverness

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Related units of description

The Narional Records of Scotland, Edinburgh,is the main repository for the records of the Highlands and Islands Development Board (HIDB) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

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