Alison Diamond is an Archivist, currently working for the Campbell family, dukes of Argyll, at Inveraray Castle. Alison studied Divinity at the University of Aberdeen and gained her MA in Archives Administration from University College London. She has worked for Unilever plc, the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (Project Manager. A Union for a’ That), the Access to Mineral Heritage project (an online gateway to the mineral heritage of the UK) and for National Records of Scotland – latterly as Education Officer. Alison was the National Archives Institutions Fellow on the Clore Leadership Programme, 2014-15 and was awarded Clore/AHRC funding for research into the users of archives in Scotland. Outside work, Alison enjoys playing the violin – for ceilidhs, concerts and, whenever possible, for shows.
Disciplines: The Argyll Papers are the archive of the Campbell family, Dukes of Argyll. Dating back to the 12th century they provide a rich resource for the study of Scottish political and economic history and for the local history of Argyll and Bute.
Closest hub: Mid-Argyll Hub