Archives West Midlands
The West Midlands has an amazingly rich and diverse range of archives. Members work together to ensure that the vital records of the region are made accessible today and kept in care for the future. Archives West Midlands raises funds for shared priorities such as the challenge of preserving digital records; engaging new audiences; meeting legal and statutory responsibilities ; demonstrating the value of heritage to health, wellbeing, tourism, sense of place and employability.
Culture Coventry is the trust that manages Coventry’s finest visitor attractions: Coventry Transport Museum, home to the world’s largest collection of British road transport, including the two fastest cars in the world. The Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, which celebrates the city’s culture, history and arts. The Lunt Roman Fort, a fully excavated turf and timber fort, including the only gyrus in the Roman Empire. The History Centre, the city’s archive service.
Dudley Archives and Local History Service
Dudley Archives and Local History Service collects, preserves and makes available archive and local studies material relating to the Dudley borough to help the community understand the past, live the present and shape the future.
Warwickshire County Record Office
Warwickshire’s history, Warwickshire’s memory Warwickshire County Record Office selects, preserves and provides access to documents recording the history of the county, its people and places. Our historic documents date back to the 12th century: from court, hospital, school and council records to photographs, maps and films. We keep records in a secure environment so future generations can use them too. Visit our searchroom to use archives for free or go online to see what’s available.
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
WAAS looks after a huge collection of archives of historic maps, photographs and documents, all of which have a unique story to tell about the history of Worcestershire and beyond. Our Service protects all this data in order to preserve it for future generations and we, at all times, try to share those stories with local communities, with schools and groups and with customers who come to the Hive in Worcester.