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Hectoring, strident and bossy’: Thatcher papers for 1985 reveal plans to soften the Iron Lady

Massive unemployment, the end of the miners’ strike and a controversial decision to try and exclude the Prime Minister from a Falklands War memorial service at St Paul’s are some of the issues revealed by the release of Margaret Thatcher’s personal papers for 1985.

Recording the Take a Tour voiceover

Take a Tour video: coming soon on the churchillarchive.com …

The glamorous world of archives

It's a good job one of us has a big car ... picking up Professor Kelly's archive.

Churchill Archives Centre achieves national accreditation

The Churchill Archives Centre – home to the personal papers of Sir Winston Churchill, Baroness Thatcher and Sir John Major – has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation. Accredited Archive Services ensure the long-term collection, preservation and accessibility of our archive heritage. Accreditation is the UK quality standard and achieving accredited status demonstrates that Churchill Archives Centre has met clearly defined national standards.

The Russell–Einstein Manifesto

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Russell–Einstein Manifesto.

Margaret Thatcher's personal papers to be held at the Churchill Archives Centre

Arts Council England announces the acceptance of papers from the estate of former Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, which will be housed at the Churchill Archives Centre alongside the Thatcher Papers collection.