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Explore some of the materials archivists use to protect the historic records and some which cause the most damage.
Celebrating 125 years of protecting historic buildings and areas of natural beauty.
Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843 and it is a window into Victorian society and how they celebrated Christmas. The stamps by Quentin Blake introduce you to some of the stories of key characters.
Thank you gifts for letter carriers, an unpopular ban and petitions across the country. Read more about the history of these Victorian Christmas treats.
Ever wondered what parcels Victorians were sending at Christmas? What items were forbidden? Read on...
Reveal intriguing insights into the Victorian postal service with Archivist Louise.
Go behind the scene at our Digitisation Studio and discover how we made a 3D model of the iconic Ashes Urn.
Who forged stamps on telegrams at the Telegraph Office in the London Stock Exchange in 1872? Deputy Curator Georgina investigates.
Get your Christmas shopping sorted with our ultimate Christmas gift guide.
Two books of remembrance listing all 12,830 postal workers killed in the two world wars go digital as Head of Collections Chris introduces a new website.
Archivist Helen uncovers documents about one of the most infamous serial killers in British history.
Sherlock Holmes has graced our television screen for decades and theatres for over a century. 1993 was the year it featured on British stamps.
Senior Curator Julian describes some of the oral history content that is included in our new exhibition.
Curator Joanna picks eight highlights from the exhibition which you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Who were the investigators and what did this little-known organisation do? Our blog explains it all.
50 years ago The Post Office became a public corporation. Explore the extraordinary life and career of the last Postmaster General.
Thought you knew every detail about The Great Train Robbery? Then read on...
This London Design Festival Deputy Curator Georgina looks at a design masterpiece by artist Harold Nelson.
The rail network in Britain expanded rapidly in Victorian times. Curator Julian explores this new form of transport.
Hear the secret stories of communications with our brand new Audio Guide.