Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Archive for the ‘Newspaper articles’ Category

The British Library (BL) has announced a major new partnership between the Library and online publisher brightsolid. BL’s Chief Executive, Dame Lynne Brindley, says the ten-year agreement will deliver the most significant mass digitisation of newspapers the UK has ever seen: up to 40 million historic pages from the national newspaper collection will be digitised, making large parts of this unparalleled resource available online for the first time.
(more…)

Read Full Post »

According to a story in The Times, Tom Jones is not as Welsh as we all thought.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

The Royal Artillery Museum in Woolwich has launched a book to help people researching their family history

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Major online family history companies are reported to be interested in buying ITV’s Friends Reunited and, more importantly, Genes Reunited.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Here’s an article I found in yesterday’s Times reflecting on how few British people still live in the villages their ancestors lived in for hundreds of years.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

The archives building in Cologne, Germany’s fourth-largest city, collapsed on Tuesday afternoon.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Here’s an article in the Daily Telegraph about a letter that took 90 years to arrive.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

« Newer Posts - Older Posts »

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 450 other followers