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Allocating a manuscript accepted in lieu of tax

The following manuscript has been accepted in lieu of tax by the Government: Treaty of Dover, a register of the rights, obligations and arrangements...

DCDC22 Conference: Call for papers

The call for papers is now open for the next DCDC Conference, which will be held virtually from 11 to 15 July 2022. The deadline to submit a proposal...

Kate Williams, Amber Butchart, and Mel Backe-Hansen join our 20sPeople season of online talks

We can today announce more details of the online events programme as part of our 20sPeople season marking this month's publication of the 1921 Census. Historians...

Tags: 1921 census, 20sPeople, events, The 1920s:Beyond the Roar

Document release

1921 Census for England and Wales published today

Today we have published the 1921 Census for England and Wales online with our partners Findmypast. Taken on 19 June 1921, the census is a survey of...

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

Document release

Cabinet Office files from 1997-2000

Today we have released Cabinet Office files (CAB and PREM series) covering the period 1997-2000.

Document release

Prime Minister’s files from 1998 – 2000 released

Today we release files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office covering the first years of Tony Blair’s premiership. The newly released...

Tags: 1998, 1999, 2000, cabinet office, document release, prime minister's office, Tony Blair

Digital art installation now on site

The National Archives’ first ever artist-in-residence, Michael Takeo Magruder, has this week unveiled [re]Encoding the Archive – an exhibition...

Tags: Artist in Residence, Corpus of Law, digital art, Michael Takeo Magruder, Portrait of the Dark Archive, public records act

Regional hubs to offer free online access to 1921 Census of England and Wales

Today we can announce two regional hubs that will provide free online access to the 1921 Census of England and Wales from 6 January 2022. The census...

Tags: 1921 census, archive sector, Archives for Everyone, findmypast, research

Document release

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Files Released

Today we have released FCO files relating to a British Airways flight (BA149) which landed in Kuwait City in the early hours of 2 August 1990, as the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait began.

Records at Risk Fund

The National Archives, the Archives and Records Association and the British Records Association today launch the ‘Records at Risk Fund’.

Tags: archives sector, Funding, Records at Risk

The National Archives joins international Our Collections Matter sustainability initiative

The National Archives today can announce it has partnered with the International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property...

Tags: Climate Heritage Network, ICCROM, Our Collections Matter, Sustainable Development, unesco