The National Archives (UK)

The National Archives was formed between 2003-2006 when four government bodies - the Public Record Office, the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Her Majesty's Stationary Office, and the Office of Public Sector Information - came together to form a single organization. The National Archives is a governmental department commissioned to "perform the Historical Manuscripts Commission's functions in relation to private records". "As the government's national archive for England, Wales and the United Kingdom", the National Archives "hold over 1,000 years of the nation's records for everyone to discover and use". With 11 million historical government and public records, the National Archives in one of the largest preservation agencies of its kind in the world.

Type: 
Libraries and Archives
Location: 
Surrey, UK