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THE OTHER TOWER

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black and white image of the Palace of Westminster

This blog was written by Katherine Emery, Assistant Archives Officer. The two towers of the Houses of Parliament make up the well-known silhouette of the building. The more famous Elizabeth Tower, the clocktower that the holds Big Ben and the …

The Parliamentary Archives Jargon Buster: The Main Papers

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Protestation Returns

This blog was written by Verity Jones, Archives Assistant (Graduate Trainee). For our second jargon busting blog, we’re looking at one of the most unhelpfully named collections in the Parliamentary Archives – the Main Papers. While their name gives little …