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  1. Call for papers: Peace making after the First World War

    The National Archives, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Historians, the University of Strathclyde, the International History Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science, and the British International History Group invite submissions for the upcoming conference ‘Peace making after the First World War 1919 – 1923’. Taking place from Thursday 27 to Friday […]

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  2. Manorial records come home to Lincolnshire

    The National Archives has successfully overseen the return to Lincoln of 19 volumes of manorial records which have been in Germany for a number of years. The records, from the manor of Moulton Harrington in Lincolnshire, date back to 1702 and represent over 200 years of community history. Jeff James, Chief Executive and Keeper of […]

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  3. Tate Library and Archive achieve Archive Service Accreditation

    On Tuesday 5 June, Finance and Commercial Director, Neil Curtis, presented the Tate Library and Archive with their archive accreditation certificate at a ceremony at Tate Britain. Awarding the certificate, Neil Curtis said: ‘While there are over 2,500 archives across the UK, only 124 have gained Archive Service Accreditation. This means that Tate Library and […]

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  4. Summer Lecture Series open for registration

    This year’s Summer Lecture Series will focus on the theme of contested spaces over time. The series, which takes place throughout July and August, is now open for registration. Sponsored by the Friends of The National Archives and supported by the Royal Historical Society, the series welcomes five leading academics to explore issues including land […]

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  5. Allocation of papers accepted in lieu of tax

    The archive of the Walpole family, Barons Walpole of Wolterton, formerly Earls of Orford, has been accepted in lieu of tax by the government. Notable material includes manorial and estate maps and papers from the 13th to the 20th century and the personal and collected papers of the family from Horatio Walpole (1678-1757) onwards. Any […]

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