Archives and libraries

Community Archives and Heritage Group – UK and Ireland

This group is supporting and promoting community archives in the UK and Ireland. This site has an interactive map showing all the community archives listed in the directory. There are lists by subject such as war, railways and religion plus…

Irish Archives Resource

Use this portal to link you to archival collections throughout the island of Ireland. Archives are the documents and records that relate to people, places, organisations, and events. You can use this portal to locate archives relating to your area…

UK Web Archive

The UK Web Archive (UKWA) is archiving and preserving selected key UK sites to ensure permanent online access and availability for future generations. The UKWA is a collaboration between the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford University, British Library, Cambridge University Libraries, National…

The Archives Portal Europe

This portal provides access to information on archival material from different European countries as well as information on archival institutions throughout the continent. Covers the following Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Georgia,  Germany,  Greece, Hungary,…

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid includes over three million records describing archival materials,bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more.  Over 1,000 different archival institutions are represented, providing access to primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical…

Catholic Heritage – Network of Archives and Libraries of the Catholic Church

Catholic Heritage enables users to search thousands of individual catalogue entries which cover:• Diocese of Westminster Archives• Jesuits in Britain Archives• Scottish Catholic Archives• Scottish Catholic Archives, Historical Archives, University of Aberdeen• Ushaw College Archive Collections, Durham University• Royal Scots…

Routes to Your North East Roots

This site acts as a directory to the organisations and institutions in the City of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire which hold original records or secondary sources of information useful for family history research in north east Scotland. The extensive Useful Links…

Fife Council – Local History and Heritage

This site covers Fife Council’s archives, museums and libraries’ local studies collections. Local history materials include books, maps, artefacts, photographs, newspapers, oral history recordings, video recordings, manuscripts and ephemera. The archives also include the minute books of Fife Council and…

University of Glasgow – Scottish Theatre Archive

This extensive archive houses an incredible array of material including programmes, scripts, production notes, photographs, posters, press cuttings, business papers and correspondence. Amongst the largest collections are the records of the Citizens’ Theatre, Scottish Ballet and the BBC Script collection. …

The National Archives – Find an Archive in the UK and Beyond

You can find an archive using the map or choose a region in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland or Wales. You can also find archives in other countries with an lphabetical browse. This directory provides contact details and links to record…