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Archives

Adam Matthew Publications (Boulton & Watt) http://www.amdigital.co.uk/
Annual accessions to repositories http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/accessions/
Archives & Records Association http://www.archives.org.uk/
Archives Network (UK) - a2a http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Archives in UK universities and colleges https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/
Archives (UK and international) contacts

http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
find-an-archive

Beginners’ introduction to archives https://archiveshub.jisc.ac.uk/guides/usingarchives/
Birmingham stories http://www.connectinghistories.org.uk/
Birmingham University special collections (Cadbury Research Library) https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/cadbury/
index.aspx
British Records Association http://www.britishrecordsassociation.org.uk/
Catholic Church archives http://www.catholic-heritage.net/
Connecting Histories - including the following:
  • Banner Theatre
  • Bishton, Derek & Ten 8
  • Birmingham Children’s Homes
  • Birmingham Hebrew Congregation
  • Birmingham Trade Union
  • Burke, Vanley
  • Hallett, George
  • Indian Workers Association
  • Parker, Charles
http://www.connectinghistories.org.uk/
Conservation issues http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/stratpolprog/collectioncare/index.html
Conservators http://www.conservationregister.com/
Genealogists' Register http://www.qualifiedgenealogists.org/
Lichfield Record Office https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a/A13529956
Modern Records Centre (University of Warwick) https://warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/
National Archives http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
National Register of Archives http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
Palaeography

https://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/palaeography

https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/manuscriptsandspecialcollections/researchguidance/introduction.aspx

https://www.english.cam.ac.uk/ceres/ehoc/alphabets.html

Society of Genealogists http://www.sog.org.uk/search-records
Staffordshire Record Office https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a?_ref=169
Warwickshire Record Office http://www.birminghamarchdiocesanarchives.org.uk/
Worcestershire Record Office (The Hive) http://www.thehiveworcester.org/collections.html