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New feedback form for our research guides

Research guides are the primary finding aids that we produce for Discovery, our catalogue. There are over 350 of them, covering a diverse range of subjects; t... read more

Suspect bomb damage claims of the Second World War

Aubrey Wood of Woodross Estates submitted a claim to the War Damage Commission on 20 October 1941 for payments relating to bomb damage suffered to his propertie... read more

Read about child evacuees in the Second World War

One of my favourite books as a child was ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C S Lewis, a story about four siblings who are evacuated from London dur... read more

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Bridging the Digital Gap: technical trainees in archives

Eight new trainees, with backgrounds ranging from music technology to data analytics, have filled the first round of ‘Bridging the Digital Gap’ Heritage Lot... read more

Professional Fellows in 2018-19

We are the first fellows who have had the opportunity to apply to the new Professional Fellowship Scheme, a partnership between The National Archives and Resear... read more

Digital storytelling, outreach and archives

This week has been one of the highlights of the archival year – Explore Your Archive week. Archives from across the country take part in this sector-led campa... read more

New feedback form for our research guides

Research guides are the primary finding aids that we produce for Discovery, our catalogue. There are over 350 of them, covering a diverse range of subjects; t... read more

Read about child evacuees in the Second World War

One of my favourite books as a child was ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe’ by C S Lewis, a story about four siblings who are evacuated from London dur... read more

On the hook: hanging artworks in our repositories

In March 2016, The National Archives installed three double-sided bays of mesh-panelled, mobile art racking in one of our repositories so that framed artworks... read more

Join us and work with central government

We are pleased to announce four exciting new opportunities to work at The National Archives. As part of The National Archives’ statutory responsibility, the G... read more

Trustworthy technology: the future of digital archives

If you wanted to watch one of your old video tapes, would you be able to? Do you still watch your DVD collection, or do you prefer to stream movies now? The tec... read more

Data Protection law changes – help us to help you

By the end of May, the new Data Protection Bill is expected to pass into law, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998. This follows new privacy legislation at Eu... read more

Suspect bomb damage claims of the Second World War

Aubrey Wood of Woodross Estates submitted a claim to the War Damage Commission on 20 October 1941 for payments relating to bomb damage suffered to his propertie... read more

On the hook: hanging artworks in our repositories

In March 2016, The National Archives installed three double-sided bays of mesh-panelled, mobile art racking in one of our repositories so that framed artworks... read more

Festive foods from times gone by

Personally, I eat food all year round – but at Christmas it feels as though you’re not doing your civic duty if you don’t tick off mince pies, ch... read more

New feedback form for our research guides

Research guides are the primary finding aids that we produce for Discovery, our catalogue. There are over 350 of them, covering a diverse range of subjects; t... read more

Let it snow (in the UK Government Web Archive)

With one week to go until the big day, it’s definitely time for us Brits to start wondering whether or not this Christmas will be white. Until I started my re... read more

Digital storytelling, outreach and archives

This week has been one of the highlights of the archival year – Explore Your Archive week. Archives from across the country take part in this sector-led campa... read more