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Borthwick news: 2018

Explore your archives

Sunday 18 November 2018

Add value to your assignments and research by exploring the unique resources, only available here at York, relating to a wide range of academic subjects, held on campus in our archives.

Seasonal Opening Hours

Tuesday 13 November 2018

If you’re planning on visiting us across November, December and the festive season, please be aware of the following closures......

Lord Nelson’s Marriage Register

Friday 26 October 2018

The parish register recording the marriage of Admiral Lord Nelson has arrived at the Borthwick Institute for urgently-needed repairs.

Borthwick Open

Wednesday 17 October 2018

The Borthwick Institute for Archives, including the searchroom and microform room, will be open today as usual.

Borthwick joins the AtoM Foundation

Wednesday 19 September 2018

We have joined an international initiative to support the future development of Access to Memory

Searchroom - Closure 13th September 2018

Thursday 6 September 2018

The searchroom will be closed all day on Thursday, 13 September 2018.

Searchroom closure

Monday 13 August 2018

On Monday 20 August 2018 the main searchroom will be closed until 2pm for a general staff meeting.

Archives Accreditation Celebration

Tuesday 31 July 2018

Borthwick staff and volunteers celebrate Archives Accreditation

Digital Archive Traineeship

Tuesday 24 July 2018

Applications are invited for a technical traineeship in digital archives

Searchroom - Early Closure 24 July 2018

Tuesday 17 July 2018

The searchroom will be closing early at 3.30 p.m. on 24 July 2018.

Borthwick Paper 128 - Respectability and Popular Movements in Early Victorian York, by Charles Walter Masters - is now available to purchase.

Wednesday 16 May 2018

The latest Borthwick paper examines the social attitudes of the population of York in the early Victorian period, and challenges the assumption that the peaceful nature of the city suggested social harmony between the classes.

New version of the Borthwick Catalogue released

Thursday 3 May 2018

A new version of our catalogue is now available. Additional functionality includes searching by date range and a clipboard feature

New Borthwick Paper published

Tuesday 17 April 2018

This new publication describes the life of Josiah Collier, an advocate and promoter of the Grindletonian theology which established itself in the early seventeenth-century.

Archive Service Accreditation

Thursday 29 March 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Borthwick Institute for Archives has been awarded Archive Service Accreditation by the National Archives.

Searchroom closure

Thursday 15 February 2018

On Monday 19th February the main searchroom will be closed until 2pm for a general staff meeting.

Bridging the digital gap

Wednesday 14 February 2018

We are involved in a new digital training scheme with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund

Retreat archive online

Thursday 11 January 2018

200 years of mental health history from the Retreat Archive is now available to view online