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Introducing the British Diplomatic Oral History Programme

One of the less obvious things that we do here at the Archives Centre, is look after the British Diplomatic Oral History Programme (BDOHP for short).

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A souvenir from the 1948 "Austerity Games", found in the papers of the Labour MP, peace campaigner and Olympic athlete, Philip Noel-Baker.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

A signed postcard from the 2012 British Olympic diving team.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

A photograph of the Brooklyn birthplace of Churchill's mother.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

The Olympic Torch relay in black and white, from the Austerity Olympics of 1948.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

A page from one of Winston Churchill's famous wartime speeches, annotated in his own hand, which has been chosen to form the centrepiece of our exhibition at the Morgan Library in New Yor.

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A rare photograph of Churchill about to take to the air for a flying lesson in about 1914.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

an illustrated letter sent from the Western Front during the First World War by Jack Churchill