My Leicestershire Digital Archive (Online Resource)

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Scope and Content

This archive brings together a rich variety of material invaluable for those studying the history of Leicestershire. Covering subjects as varied as women's and working class history, local politics, immigration and housing, as well as the built and antiquarian history of the county. Material has been digitised ranging from 18th Century trade directories through to video and audio recordings from the last thee decades. The resource can be browsed or searched and allows users to save favourite items.


This is a description of an online resource . Online Resources are websites that describe, interpret and provide access to archives. They often provide access to digital content but they may also describe physical materials. They usually cover a theme or topic, such as an individual, a movement, or an important historical event.

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Archivist's Note

A Jisc funded digitisation initiative. Publisher: Univerity of Leicester.

Additional Information

An extensive archive of research and teaching material for those studying, teaching or researching local, political or social history.