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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.

Visit from Cambridge University’s Insight Schools Programme

Each summer, Churchill Archives Centre hosts a visit from students following the Arts and Humanities stream of the University’s Insight programme. This year, Rosie Poser, who was at the Archives Centre for a couple of days’ work experience, made the selection of facsimile documents to show the Insight group.

Thatcher papers for 1988 reveal her 'deep enthusiasm' for the single market

Margaret Thatcher’s infamous Bruges speech – which helped to coin the phrase ‘Euroscepticism’ – was never intended to be an anti-European diatribe, according to newly-released archive material by the Churchill Archives Centre and the Margaret Thatcher Foundation.

World premiere of Lady Randolph Churchill’s final play — Between the Devil and the Deep Sea

Now you can share in the excitement of the world premiere of Lady Randolph Churchill’s final (and hitherto unperformed) play Between the Devil and the Deep Sea. 

The keys of Tommy Lascelles

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

The Art & Leadership of Winston Churchill

Watch this panel discussion on Churchill's leadership from the George W Bush Presidential Center, with Allen Packwood, Professor David Reynolds and David Woolner.

#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