Archive Skills & Tools

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Locating Archives for Your Research

Useful tools for locating archives & manuscripts relevant to your individual research.

Locating Archival Sources for Your Research: Online & Published Catalogues & Guides (pdf; 110kb)

An overview of major online and published resources available for locating primary source material in the UK and beyond.

Locating Archival Sources for Your Research: Selected Repositories in the UK (pdf; 89kb)

A selected list of archival repositories in the UK which may be useful for your research, with special reference to repositories with collections which significantly relate to Asia, Africa and the Middle East.