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Archives Revealed funds ten new cataloguing projects

Archives Revealed has awarded ten new cataloguing grants, totalling nearly £400,000, to archives across the UK. The funding programme, which is a collaboration...

Tags: archive sector, Archives Revealed, Funding

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...

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Document release

Latest Cabinet Office files

Today we have released Cabinet Office files covering Tony Blair’s Labour administration (PREM 49). Also included are files from the CAB 301 series,...

Document release

Cabinet Office files released

Today we have released Cabinet Office files covering Tony Blair’s Labour administration (PREM 49). Also included are files from the CAB 301 series,...

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Temporary withdrawal of record series FCO 141

UPDATE - Tuesday 2 August The additional tests referenced below have now been completed and while we are waiting for the results, the record series...

Records of French Prizes uploaded to Prize Papers portal

Court records, ship’s papers and mail-in-transit revealing the details of French ships captured during the War of the Austrian Succession are now available...

Tags: digitisation, oldenburg, Prize Papers

The National Archives and Arts Council England embark on a new three-year collaboration

The National Archives and Arts Council England are pleased to announce that they have signed a collaboration agreement until 2024, building on a long history...

The National Archives to publish court judgments

The National Archives has today taken on responsibility for the external publication of court judgments, creating the first publicly available government...

The National Archives welcomes Vice-Chancellor as new Chair of Board

The National Archives has welcomed Professor Andrew Wathey CBE as the new Chair of its advisory Board for a three-year term. Professor Wathey succeeds...

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Records at Risk Fund awards grants to save vulnerable collections

Today we are pleased to announce the successful applicants who have received grants from our Records at Risk Fund. Eight archives from across England and...

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First MOD service personnel records now available

Today, the first tranche of Ministry of Defence (MOD) service personnel records will go on to our catalogue and be made available for ordering. These...

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SafePod for data research available at Kew

We have today become one of the first places in the UK to host a SafePod for data research. A SafePod is a small prefabricated room, which provides...

Tags: academic research, datasets, digital archives, SafePod