Archives are amazing. Without them we could not study our personal histories or the histories of our communities or nations. There would be no historically rich novels and films. We would know nothing about the lives of our predecessors.
Through theÂ Explore Your Archive campaignÂ we are inviting you to explore your archives. Archives are where the records of your life, your community, your business, your nation and your world are collected, kept safe and made accessible. We all benefit from archives â€“ often without realising. We want more people to understand and value the richness and diversity of archives. There are so many kinds of archives: in local authorities and governments, in businesses, in schools and universities, in charities, in private houses, in cultural organisationsâ€¦ All playing their part in keeping information safe and accessible. Continue reading »