Looking for Queer Possibility Zine Designed by Margaret Middleton for archive staff and queer archive visitors this zine was launched at the event Looking for Queer Possibility in the Museum, Outburst Queer Arts Festival 2022.It asks archive/museum visitors and staff to interpret and look for clues in objects to unearth and make visible LGBT histories. The […]
The National Archives collection provides records of 250 iconic objects which cover gender, race and sexuality. Each record has images, documents and audio-visual resources. Great educational sources. Topics include biographies of key people such as Mrs Pankhurst and details of the Mangrove Nine trial.
To mark the 75th anniversary of the ship bringing Caribbean migrants to the UK the UK archives has released a 7-minute film about their ‘Windrush’ resources.There are also teaching resources based on primary source documents aimed at school-age students.
The collections digitised in this project consist mostly of photographs dating from the late 19th to mid 20th centuries. They include historic records from tea planters associations with photos of tea plantations and their owners and workforces.
To start LGBT history month, the launch of the Queer Heritage and Collections Network website. The Network is made up of professionals in archives and museums who are seeking to improve collecting, access and inclusion. The website includes the full recordings from Symposium 2021 and Symposium 2022, a review of the academic literature on queer […]
The massive project to digitise the entire League of Nations Archives is now complete. Digitisations are now available when you search the UN Archives catalogue https://archives.ungeneva.org/lontad This is a great free resource for global history and the study of international relations in the 20th century.
Recently made available via the Digital Library of Georgia. This business and aviation history archive includes annual reports including those with merged companies, timetables tracking the growth of travel from 1925 onwards. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
A major new LGBT digital collection from British Colombia and the city of Vancouver. The BC Gay and Lesbian Archives was established in 1976 and developed and maintained by Ron Dutton . It comprises periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia. Explore online posters and ephemera including […]
The archives of former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have been made available online via the website of the United Nations Archives and Records Management Section. Unlike the official documents of the United Nations, which are available through the Organization’s archives, these collections are comprised of internal working papers which offer insight into decision making processes. Typically, […]
The aim of this project is to explore the ways in which radical, feminist and at times illegal protest actions are archived. The project was initiated by Rachel Tavernor during a three month PhD placement at the British Library (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council). The website includes two strands. The first, is […]