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Leadership award for The National Archives director

Last night at an award ceremony at Guildhall in London, Carol Tullo, Director of Information Policy and Services won the Whitehall and Industry Group’s...

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Call for papers for DCDC17

The National Archives and Research Libraries UK are delighted to announce the call for papers for this year’s Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities...

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Archives at Night: Taking you back to the 1960s

Culture. Revolution. Scandal... Archives at Night returns with a splash as we invite you to take a trip back to the 1960s! A decade that defined a...

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Call for papers: Reformation on the record

We are calling for papers on Reformation research that has been conducted using records from The National Archives, for presentation at a two-day conference,...

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LGBTQ+ project to recreate ‘London’s most bohemian rendezvous’

Today we can announce an exciting project to recreate a bohemian 1930s queer club at a venue on the fringes of Soho and Covent Garden, in collaboration...

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A Year in Archives 2016

A Year in Archives 2016 showcases how the archives sector brims with innovative and creative projects. By working together, archives are finding new...

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We are participating in OUTing the Past 2017

This year, The National Archives is proud to be one of the national hubs for the OUTing the Past: National LGBT History Festival. To commemorate the...

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Document release

Prime Minister’s papers from 1989 and 1990 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office spanning the eventful years of 1989 and 1990. The newly released...

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Our new classroom resource: Christmas is cancelled!

We have published a new classroom resource on Oliver Cromwell

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Two successes in Digital Preservation Awards

The National Archives celebrated two successes at the Digital Preservation Awards ceremony at the Wellcome Collection on Wednesday evening.

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Discover 100 years of Cabinet Office history

In 100 years of Cabinet Office records, some of the most important moments in British history have been captured in fascinating and revealing detail. Visit...

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Document release

Chancellor Geoffrey Howe’s Private Office files released

Today we have released Geoffrey Howe’s Private Office papers from his time as Chancellor of the Exchequer, between May 1979 and June 1983.

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Previous document releases

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