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Operation Hope Not (2)

Documents from the archives, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Churchill's state funeral.

Operation Hope Not (1)

Documents from the archives, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Churchill's state funeral.

Churchill's wedding cake

A new addition to our Churchill photographic collections — but what happened to all his wedding photos?

Opening of Lady Thatcher's 1984 papers

Lady Thatcher’s personal and political papers for 1984 were opened on Friday 3 October 2014 at Churchill Archives Centre.

Mitrokhin’s KGB archive opens to public

KGB files from the famous Mitrokhin Archive – described by the FBI as ‘the most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source’ – open to the public for the first time.

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.