Welcome to the Endangered Archives Programme

Unless action is taken now, much of mankind’s documentary heritage may vanish - discarded as no longer of relevance or left to deteriorate beyond recovery. This website explains what the Endangered Archives Programme is, and how it can help.

Grants may be awarded to individual researchers to identify collections that can be preserved for fruitful use. The original archives and the master digital copies will be transferred to a safe archival home in their country of origin, while copies will be deposited at the British Library for use by scholars worldwide.

If you have a story to tell about how you have used the materials collected by EAP, please share it with us. Send us an email and tell us directly, or send us a pointer to your article, book, blog post, artwork so that we can learn more about it. You are doing amazing things, and we want to know more!

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