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Preserving Nanny Wanstall’s WWI Scrapbook

How our conservators dealt with a very unusual First World War scrapbook.

A very well-connected gentleman: the papers of Wester Wemyss

Find out more about our featured archive collection, the Wemyss Papers.

Enoch Powell and the “European superstate”. Plus ça change …

This month sees the 40th anniversary of the 1974 General Election, which resulted in the first hung parliament since 1929, when only four seats separated the Conservative Government, led by Edward Heath, and the Labour Party.

Archives Centre: Image of the Month

Clementine Churchill meets the teams at an England-Scotland match at Wembley on 17 January 1942.

Churchill, wanted dead or alive

Another exciting new addition to the archives, this letter, 114 years old today, is a key witness to the hair-raising events in the Boer War that really began Churchill's political career. Letter from Churchill on ...

Happy anniversaries ...

This month is the 30th anniversary of the election of Neil Kinnock as leader of the Labour Party, in October 1983. To mark this, here are a few documents from his campaign.

Margaret Thatcher's 1983 papers released

Previously unseen personal papers from Margaret Thatcher's 1983 papers have been opened and made available to the public for the first time.

Opening of new Duff and Diana Cooper papers

The Churchill Archives Centre has recently acquired an extensive new chunk of the papers of Alfred Duff Cooper, 1st Lord Norwich, and of his wife, the super-glamorous Lady Diana Cooper.