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The ARCHON Directory includes contact details for record repositories in the United Kingdom and also for institutions elsewhere in the world which have substantial collections of manuscripts noted under the indexes to the National Register of Archives.


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List of overseas repositories that hold collections noted under the indexes of the National Register of Archives.

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