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Author: Frances Bell
“What a comfort is this journal”: Anne Lister, Archival Adaptation, and Your Chance to be a Code Breaker
Archives are the places – whether physical or digital – where visitors revitalise the past. Engaging with traces of life, interpreting them anew, is what keeps history alive.
“Our Letters Keep Us Very Busy.” 19th-Century Family Newspapers and How to Make Your Own
The mainstream news circles endlessly around the covid-19 pandemic. Our own movements, interactions, and activities are severely limited. Sometimes the days just seem to roll into one. So how can we find ways to delineate the hours and keep track of them? Is there a way to share our news with friends and family beyond … Continue reading “Our Letters Keep Us Very Busy.” 19th-Century Family Newspapers and How to Make Your Own
Archives Under Quarantine: 5 Ways to Explore Yorkshire’s History without Leaving Home
Now that archives and museums are temporarily closed, it might feel like our portals to the past have vanished. But there are so many ways to explore Yorkshire’s history online. Here are five sites to get you started.
Announcing the Launch of Explore York Images!
Announcing the launch of Explore York Images!
Missing York? Join our Caption Challenge!
Your archives need you! Join our caption challenge to help us identify 900 photographs of York.
Trainee Thursday: Bridging the Digital Gap.
In 2018, The National Archives launched the first cohort of Bridging the Digital Gap (BDG) trainees. The traineeship was developed to address a skills gap in the sector, but also to contribute to something more ambitious: the vision of a disruptive digital archive...