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MOD service personnel records now available (update)

Earlier this year, we announced that the first Ministry of Defence (MOD) service personnel records were on our catalogue and available to order. We have...

Tags: ministry of defence, MOD, personnel records

Newly accredited archive services announced

Following a recent Archive Service Accreditation Panel, the UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive...

Tags: accredited archives, Archive Accreditation, archive sector

Treason: People, Power & Plot opens this weekend

Our major new exhibition, Treason: People, Power & Plot, opens this weekend featuring some of the most iconic documents from key moments of intrigue,...

Tags: events, exhibition, guy fawkes, plot; treason, power, Treason: People

20sStreets local history competition now open

Have you used the 1921 Census for England and Wales to unearth some fascinating stories from life in your area 100 years ago? Then we want to hear...

Tags: 1921, 1921 census, 20sPeople, 20sstreets, family history, genealogy, local history

Digital Project Wins International Award

A digital preservation project run by The National Archives and the University of Warwick has won the prestigious 2022 Decision Analysis Practice Award...

Tags: Decision Analysis Practice Award, DiAGRAM, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Society for Decision Professionals, University of Warwick

British Library to work with The National Archives and Jisc to deliver Discovering Collections: Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference

The National Archives and Jisc are delighted to welcome the British Library as a new partner in the delivery and organisation of the interdisciplinary...

Tags: academic, archives, British LIbrary, conference, conferences, DCDC, DCDC23, Jisc, research, rluk

Prize Papers exhibition at the German Historical Institute London

A photography exhibition exploring the materiality of the Prize Papers has recently opened at the German Historical Institute London. The exhibition...

Tags: German Historical Institute London, high court of admiralty, Prize Papers

Archival research sheds new light on Chaucer court case

Last week our Principal Medieval Records Specialist, Euan Roger, brought to light new research surrounding the 14th-century poet, Geoffrey Chaucer, and...

Join our User Advisory Group – deadline extended

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Document release

Latest release of files from MI5

Today we have made available to the public 147 previously top secret files from the Security Service, or MI5. The records cover a range of subjects...

Tags: cold war, file release, mi5, security service, spies

Our exhibition Treason: People, Power & Plot opens on 5 November

We all think we know the story of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot, perhaps the most famous case of treason remembered today. But in an unprecedented...

Tags: events, exhibition, Gunpowder Plot, guy fawkes, Power & Plot, treason, Treason: People

Women’s Land Army index cards online at Ancestry

More than 90,000 index cards revealing the employment details of the ‘land girls’ who served in the wartime Women’s Land Army have been digitised...

Tags: index cards, land girls, second world war, women's land army

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