Here you'll find examples of how you might use archives to approach a research topic, using the papers of Rupert Brooke as an example, with activities and points for discussion throughout. Don't forget to keep the importance of context in mind.
You may find it beneficial to work through sections 1-6 prior to this case study. Otherwise, please remember that there is a Glossary which can be accessed from the menu and includes various terms relating to archives and Cambridge.
You may also find the Biographies useful, as they will tell you about some of the people mentioned in sections 7-10.