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Discovery unavailable 08:00-10:00 on 25 September

Discovery, our catalogue, will be unavailable from 08:00 to 10:00 on Monday 25 September.

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Opening up our House

Today, Saturday 16 September, we are participating in Open House London. The event will mark 40 years since The National Archives opened at the Kew...

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The National Archives and Research Libraries UK renew their strategic partnership

The National Archives and Research Libraries UK are delighted to announce the renewal of their Memorandum of Understanding up to 2020. First signed in...

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Funding for local authority archives for taking in public records

Today The National Archives announces £660,000 of ‘New Burdens’ funding to 60 local authority archive services for taking in over 2000 metres of public...

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President of Madagascar visits The National Archives

On Tuesday 5 September, The National Archives hosted a visit by the President of Madagascar, His Excellency Hery Rajaonarimampianina, and his senior...

The National Archives and Jisc sign a new agreement

The National Archives and Jisc will work together to support collection discoverability, digital skills, and joint research.

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Postgraduate training programme for 2017-18 launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of our postgraduate archival skills training programme (PAST) for the 2017-2018 academic year.

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Joint project with UAE to create new website

On Monday, we hosted a delegation from the National Archives of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who were here to sign a digitisation contract with us to...

Advisory Council seeks new members

The Advisory Council on National Records and Archives is looking to appoint eight new members. The Council advises the Secretary of State for Digital,...

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New resource for A level students: Protest and Democracy 1818-1820

‘From all the inquiries we can make, there appears to be five or six dead — as many mortally wounded, and not less than 300 severely and slightly wounded....

Newly Accredited Archive Services

The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded accredited status following a recent...

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Document release

Files released: Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Cabinet Office

Today, more than 2,000 Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Cabinet Office records have been released. This joint release covers a wide range of subjects...

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Previous document releases

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