Useful links

The following links and web resources have been identified as being of particular interest to, or relevance for, researchers using our collections.

Access to Archives (A2A) - a selection of detailed archive catalogues held by various repositories across England including local record offices. The database is not being updated and its contents are selective, dating from the eighth century to the present day.
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

Archives Hub - a national gateway to descriptions of archives held by UK universities and other institutions in the UK. It also has a useful guide for those inexperienced in using archives.
https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/

ArchiveGrid - includes over 3 million records describing archival materials, bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more from over 1,000 archival institutions. It helps researchers looking for primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical societies.
https://beta.worldcat.org/archivegrid/

ARCHON Directory - contact details for archive services in the United Kingdom.
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/find-an-archive/

Association of Performing Arts Collections - the Subject Specialist Network of performing arts collections in the UK and Ireland.
http://www.theatreinfo.specialistnetwork.org.uk/

Genesis - a gateway to women's history sources in the British Isles.
https://www.londonmet.ac.uk/genesis/

Lincoln Cathedral Library Catalogue – search Lincoln Cathedral's collection of rare books and modern reference collection.
http://lincolncathedral.heritage4.com/

Lincolnshire Archives – free access to the written memory of the historic county of Lincolnshire from 11th century onwards.
https://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/archives/

Lincs to the Past - step into the past with over half a million images of parish registers, museum objects, maps, photographs covering the whole of Lincolnshire.
https://www.lincstothepast.com/

Media Archive for Central England (MACE) - the specialist public film archive for the East and West Midlands, based in the city of Lincoln.
https://macearchive.wordpress.com/

National Register of Archives - provides information about the nature and location of archives and manuscripts relating to British history. It links to ARCHON, which provides contact details for archive repositories in the UK.
http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

The National Archives (TNA) - catalogue of the papers of UK government departments. The website includes helpful resource guides on a wide number of topics.
https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

University of Lincoln Library - the website and catalogue of the University's Library, based in the GCW University Library in the city of Lincoln, and at Holbeach campus.
https://library.lincoln.ac.uk/

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