[UK] National Archives Losses Hundreds of Historic Papers; National Archives Microfilms Downloads, BBC Places Archives on Line

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

The National Archives of United Kingdom has reported hundreds of historical papers lost-some since the 1990's. See this August 8, 2011 article from TheTelegraph. See: http://tinyurl.com/3pz4tyt
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The National Archives (UK) has created PDF files of some of their microfilmed records and placed them on their website--for free. See: http://tinyurl.com/3myxspk
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Some of the documents are very large therefore, it is recommended to use a broadband connection for downloading.

The BBC has placed its radio and TV archives on-line.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/collections.shtml Note that due to copyright
issues some programs are not available outside the UK.

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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