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The Spy Who Changed History — Archives By-Fellow Svetlana Lokhova on the impact of Soviet infiltration in US universities

Based on considerable new archival research from documents and papers held at The Churchill Archives Centre, Svetlana's book concentrates on a period of academic espionage in US universities during the Cold War and dating back to before the ‘Magnificent Five’ Cambridge spy ring.

The keys of Tommy Lascelles

An unusual job for our conservators (one for all you fans of The Crown out there!)

#Archive30: A Month in the Life of the Churchill Archives Centre

Inspired by #Museum30, the Archives and Records Association of Scotland invited archivists from around the world to get involved in a 30-day Twitter challenge. We took part as a team, posting one image on a different theme every day during April 2018

The Cambridge women campaigning for gender equality in science

“I was taught that the way of progress is neither swift nor easy”. It’s unlikely, as she wrote these words, that Dr Marie Sklodowska-Curie ever imagined the ongoing pathways of progress she had catalysed.