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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we are lighting up The Archive with the addition of six brand new titles from England, Ireland and Scotland, with 119,402 brand new pages added in all. So read on to discover more about our new titles of the week, including divisive and outspoken newspaper the Beacon, which was published first in Edinburgh, and then in London. Meanwhile, we will travel back 200 years to the coronation of George IV and learn how this momentous royal occasion was celebrated throughout the land, and

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The month of May throughout the years

As we welcome a new month, we at the Archive take the opportunity to delve into historical events that have occurred in the month of May over the years. Lewis and Clark On 14 May 1804, Lewis and Clark departed St Louis on their expedition west. It was the first American expedition to explore the western half of the United States. The expedition was ordered by President Jefferson following the Louisiana Purchase to, in part, map this newly acquired territory.

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