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Below you will find links to a variety of websites containing information on archive collections, history projects, funding bodies and other useful contacts. They are arranged under the following headings:

Archive Collections and Catalogues

Funding and Policy

Birmingham Histories and Contacts

West Midlands Histories and Contacts

National Histories and Contacts


Archive Collections and Catalogues

Catalogues of archive collections in England and Wales

Runnymede Trust archive

Institute of Race Relations

George Padmore Institute


Funding and Policy

Museums, Libraries and Archives Council – West Midlands

Museums, Libraries and Archives Council - National

Heritage Lottery Fund


Birmingham Histories and Contacts

Digital Handsworth

Digital Ladywood

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Sites And Monuments Record - Birmingham


West Midlands
Histories and Contacts

Digital Midlands

West Midlands People and the Industrial Revolution
Revolutionary Players

Wolverhampton Black and Minority Experience

West Midlands BTC Network, part of Breaking the Chains, a major national initiative commemorating the bi-centenary of the abolition of the slave trade


National Histories and Contacts

The National Archives

British Library

Migration Experiences from the UK

Black Cultural Archives London

Black And Asian Studies Association

Writing British Asian Cities Project



Vanley Burke

Pogus Caesar

Robert Taylor





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