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Newly DiscoveredPigal Lithographs

Recent research has led to the discovery of 11 early 19th century lithographic works by an important French satirical artist.

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The Devon QuarterSessions Project

This long term project is revealing Devon's colourful court cases from the 18th century

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Somerset Day

For this year's Somerset Day we are celebrating some the great figures in our history.

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VE Day 75

Discover how VE Day was marked in Somerset and Devon

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#Archive30

This April's #Archive30 campaign meant we could share Somerset's remarkable collections with people from all over the world.

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CoronavirusCommunity Archive

We’re asking for your help in contributing to a community archive about experiences in Somerset and Devon during the Coronavirus emergency.

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Access to ArchivesDuring Lockdown

Find out how to continue your historical research remotely

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Digital Preservation

Digital Preservation is a very fast-moving field within archives.

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How to Access theLuttrell Collection

Discover the vast and fascinating archive of the Luttrell family, former owners of Dunster Castle.

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Exeter City FCArchive

The sporting heritage of Exeter City Football Club is being preserved and made available.

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Wordsworth’s250th Birthday

William Wordsworth will be celebrated from London to the Lake District and all around the world. But we should remember him in Somerset as well.

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Remembering MargeryRowe

We were very sorry to learn of the death of Margery Rowe, County Archivist of Devon from 1977 to 1996. Margery belonged to a pioneering generation of English archivists.