Useful links

Words from Windsor

Click the link to listen to network member Professor Simon Potter contribute to a documentary about the Royal broadcasts from Windsor.  This was first aired on BBC Radio Berkshire 17th May 2018 and the programme will be available for a month.

  • Imperial War Museums' BBC Monitoring Collection

    The BBC Monitoring Collection collection consists of some 15 million pages of typed transcripts from live radio broadcasts. In 2015 Imperial War Museums received a research networking grant of £32,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to examine the academic potential of the transcripts of the broadcasts monitored between 1939-1982 (the BBC Monitoring Collection).

  • Radio Garden

    The Transnational Radio Encounters (TRE), online exhibition that allows users to explore an interactive globe filled with radio's past and present.

  • The Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Founded by Herbert Hoover in 1919, the Hoover Institution Library & Archives are dedicated to documenting war, revolution, and peace in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. With nearly one million volumes and more than six thousand archival collections from 171 countries, Hoover supports a vibrant community of scholars and a broad public interested in the meaning and role of history.

  • The Matson Collection at the Library of Congress

    The G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection is a rich source of historical images of the Middle East. The majority of the images depict Palestine (present day Israel and the West Bank) from 1898 to 1946. Most of the collection consists of over 22,000 glass and film photographic negatives and transparencies created by the American Colony Photo Department and its successor firm, the Matson Photo Service. Over 1,000 photographic prints and eleven albums are also part of this collection.

  • Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty

    RFE/RL journalists report the news in 23 countries where a free press is banned by the government or not fully established.

  • The Cold War International History Project, The Wilson Centre

    The Cold War International History Project supports the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and seeks to accelerate the process of integrating new sources, materials and perspectives from the former "Communist bloc" with the historiography of the Cold War.

  • Media Network Vintage Vault, Critical Distance

    Jonathan Mark’s is using various tools to conserve and digitize the Media Network archive of radio shows that he compiled, wrote and presented during his tenure as Programme Director with Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

  • National Archives 

    The National Archives is home to millions of historical documents which were created and collected by UK central government departments and major courts of law 

  • BBC Written Archives’ Centre

    The BBC Written Archives' Centre contains thousands of files, scripts and working papers from all parts of the BBC, since the BBC's formation in 1922.  It includes information about older programmes and the history of broadcasting; core documents which have formed the BBC's written history; and correspondence, memoranda, contracts, scripts and many publications.

  • The League of Nations Archives

    The League of Nations Archives were recognized as a unique collection of global importance that met the criteria established by UNESCO for the Memory of the World Programme to facilitate preservation, assist with universal access and increase awareness worldwide for documentary heritage of international, regional and national significance.
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