The National Archives (@UkNatArchives )

The National Archives

Bio Official archive of the UK government. Discover our online collections, research guides and educational resources spanning 1,000 years of history
Location Kew, London
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Twitter Web App : Delighted that Mixed Museum colleagues have won a @BritishAcademy Small Grant with ARU's Lucy Bland. The team will study 1920s-30s investigations into racial mixing in port communities commissioned by local authorities and ‘concerned' parties. 1/2

Orlo : Join us in supporting Maids with a Macmillan Coffee Morning, taking place at The National Archives on Friday 24 September, 8:30-11:00AM

Your support will help Macmillan continue their life-changing work, as well a chance to enjoy a delicious treat (a win-win situation).

Twitter Media Studio : Set to a delightfully catchy soundtrack, this vibrant clip of Army nursing taken from the 1970 COI recruitment film Grey and Scarlet has been recently digitised as part of IWM’s Digital Futures mass preservation project - watch out for more coming soon.

Twitter Media Studio : The wonders of flight are celebrated in this short 1949 Halas and Batchelor animation promoting recruitment to the RAF. From the collections of Imperial War Museums, watch the full film here: film.iwmcollections.org.uk/record/2447

Twitter Web App : The aim of the project is to share archive materials with primary school children and create a more diverse group of archive users.

If you are a school in Cambridgeshire, do contact the archives and engage with this fantastic project.

twitter.com/bg_primary/sta…

Twitter Web App : With funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Cambridgeshire Archives are currently working on an exciting new outreach project – The Great History Chase.

Further details here: cambridgeshire.gov.uk/residents/libr…

Twitter Web App : Navigational charts of the Coromandel coast (east coast of India) including the island of Zeloan (Ceylon, now Sri Lanka). Drawn by John Thornton in 1699.

This map is part of the archive of the Cotton family of Madingley.

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Twitter Web App : Maynard was fascinated by all aspects of local history, archaeology, botany, social customs and traditions, and he kept notes and cuttings in a long series of scrapbooks.

Here is his painting of the new school in Whittlesford in 1878.