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Online catalogues

Gateway to the past - our online catalogue

Gateway to the Past contains over 80% of our archive catalogues and this percentage is steadily increasing. It also contains catalogue descriptions of all of the museum objects and art works managed by the County Museum.

Direct links to archive collections in the Gateway to the Past online catalogue are provided through the Staffordshire place guide, which lists Staffordshire places alphabetically.

The Minton archive

We have a dedicated wesbite for the Minton archive, which incorporates a catalogue of the collection, together with stunning images of the designs for the company's products.

The Michelin archive

We also have a dedicated website for the Michelin archive, including the catalogue and images from the collection.

Discovery

The National Archives' Discovery resources is a database combining:

  • The National Archives' own catalogue
     
  • the Access to Archives (A2A) catalogue (which contains some of our archive catalogues)
     
  • the National Register of Archives (which contains descriptions of archive collections)
     
  • the Manorial Documents Register
     
  • the Archon directory of British archive repositories

Staffordshire views

Staffordshire views at the William Salt Library are now available via:

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Latest community news

Gritting Crews Work Around the Clock over the Weekend to Help Keep County On The Move

Staffordshire's army of gritters were out in force across the county during the weekend as strong winds, snow and freezing temperatures hit the region.
Date:
29 November 2021

Free Holiday Activities and Food for Low Income Families this Christmas

Thousands of Staffordshire school children will receive free hot meals and access to a range of activities over the Christmas holidays.
Date:
23 November 2021

Staffordshire's Gritting Crews see First Winter Action

Staffordshire's army of gritters were in action last night as freezing temperatures hit the county.
Date:
22 November 2021

Public Urged Not To Touch Sick or Dead Birds - as Avian Influenza Confirmed in the County

People are being reminded to do what they can to help reduce the spread of avian influenza following confirmation of cases in Staffordshire.
Date:
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