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Jeff James visits M&S

Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper of The National Archives visited the M&S Company Archive at its home at the University of Leeds this week as...

Tags: Archive Accreditation, business archive, historical manuscripts commission, the royal commission on historical manuscripts, visit

DCDC bursaries awarded

Four bursaries have been awarded for this year’s Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities (DCDC) conference, following a competition funded by...

Tags: academic, bursary, conference, DCDC, DCDC19, research

Peterloo remembered in free online course

Original records held by The National Archives will feature in a free-to-join online course examining the Peterloo Massacre. Registration is now open...

Tags: education, People's History Museum, Peterloo, Royal Holloway, suffrage

New learning spaces for the historians of tomorrow

We will shortly begin construction of two major new learning spaces within our first floor reading rooms. One space will be located next to the library,...

Tags: construction, learning space, library, reading room

Collaborate and Innovate archive fund launched

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new funding programme for the archive sector titled Collaborate and Innovate. The programme will empower...

Tags: archive sector, Collaborate and Innovate, collaboration, Funding, grants, innovation

Summer at The National Archives

This Summer at The National Archives you might be surprised by what you discover. Just 10 minutes' walk from Kew Gardens station, our beautiful wildlife,...

Read our annual report and accounts 2018-19

The 16th annual report and accounts for The National Archives are now available online, where you can read about our highlights during 2018-19 and the...

Tags: Annual report, spending, transparency

Document release

Prime Minister’s papers from 1995 released

Today we have released files from the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office, predominantly covering the years 1994 - 1995 but with some files from...

Newly accredited archive services

The UK Archive Service Accreditation Committee is pleased to announce that the following archive services were awarded Archive Service Accreditation at...

Tags: archive service accreditation, Brent Museum Archives, Historic England Archive, Modern Records Centre: Warwick University, The National Library of Scotland

The National Archives announces first Artist in Residence

We are delighted to announce that Michael Takeo Magruder will be our first ever Artist in Residence. A renowned artist and researcher, Michael will be...

Tags: Archives for Everyone, Artist in Residence, data, Michael Takeo Magruder

TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame award

We are pleased to announce that The National Archives has achieved TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame award. The TripAdvisor Certificate...

Tags: award, opening hours, tripadvisor, visit The National Archives

Archives Revealed grant awards announced

The Archives Revealed funding programme has awarded a total of £300,000 to nine archives across the UK for cataloguing projects. The scheme, which...

Tags: archives, Archives Revealed, Cataloguing, grants

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