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Useful links

Archives in London and the M25 area AIM25   http://www.aim25.ac.uk/

Provides electronic access to collection level descriptions of the archives of over one hundred higher education institutions, learned societies, cultural organisations and livery companies within the greater London area, including the archives of Queen Mary, University of London.

Archives Hub  http://www.archiveshub.ac.uk/

A national gateway to descriptions of archives in UK universities and colleges.

Access to Archives A2A http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/

A2A is part of the UK archives network. The A2A database contains catalogues describing archives held locally in England and Wales and dating from the eighth century to the present day.

St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospitals Archives and Museum   https://www.bartshealth.nhs.uk/the-royal-london-hospital-museum-and-archives

The hospital museums tell the stories of these renowned institutions, and the archives consist of records that need to be permanently preserved for legal, financial and historical purposes. They include the Archives of St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, London Hospital Medical College and Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry.

The British Library  http://www.bl.uk/

14 million books, 920,000 journal and newspaper titles, 58 million patents, 3 million sound recordings, manuscripts and archives and much more.

Culture24  http://www.culture24.org.uk/

Latest news, exhibition reviews, links, listings and education resources from thousands of UK museums, galleries, archives and libraries.

Genesis  http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/genesis/

Genesis supports research into women's history. It consists of a database with descriptions of women's history collections from museums, libraries and archives in the UK and a guide to international web resources on women's history.

London Metropolitan Archives  http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm

London Metropolitan Archives (LMA) is the largest local authority record office in the UK. It holds archives, modern records, plans, audio-visual and printed material, dating from 1067 to 2006 and is part of the History of London Collection.

National Register of Archives NRA  http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/nra/default.asp

The NRA contains information on the nature and location of manuscripts and historical records that relate to British history.

Senate House Library, University of London  http://www.ull.ac.uk/

Contributes to the broader mission of the University of London, by providing resources to support research, to the highest international standards, and to support undergraduate and postgraduate learning in a research environment. Collections include archives and manuscripts concerning the history of the University of London.

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives  https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/leisure_and_culture/local_history/local_history__archives/local_history__archives.aspx

Collections concern history of Tower Hamlets from 16th century to present, including over 20000 books and pamphlets, photographs and illustrations, newspaper cuttings, digital picture gallery, maps and plans, local authority records, deeds, and documents relating to institutions.

The Women's Library  http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/

The Women's Library is a cultural centre housing the most extensive collection of women's history in the UK.

Women at Queen Mary Online: A Virtual Exhibition   http://www.women.qmul.ac.uk/