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Explore Your Archive is an Archives and Records Association platform to encourage everyone to visit, use, celebrate and be inspired by archives in the UK & Ireland.


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We promote the stories unveiled from UK & Ireland archives

Algae and seaweed research at the Marine Biological Association

Taking a look at Dr Mary Parke’s records It may not feel like it, but spring is here and with it comes […]

Montrose Girls Club – a collection at Angus Archives

Angus Archives holds a range of interesting material relating to women and girls who have resided and still live in the area. […]

The Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn – secrets at the Museum of Freemasonry?

What is secrecy? Writing this blog made me think about why archives created by some organisations are thought of as ‘secret’ whereas […]

Anne Lister: the secret’s out!

From coded whispers about daily tasks to private reflections, come and unravel Anne Lister’s coded musings beyond romantic aspects. This month we […]

The Darker Side of the Ferguson Collection: Part Two

A world of scientific experimentation into the supernatural and what makes an “eerie” tale.

The Bishopsgate Institute

Holds the records of artists, sports people, clubbers and anyone who wishes to document their life. 

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