The British Museum Archive is a unique record of the Museum’s activities since it was founded in 1753. Here, archivist Francesca Hillier reveals her 14 favourite items and the incredible stories they tell about the Museum, the history of the collection, and the people who worked here.
24 July 2019
It’s been 80 years since Sutton Hoo was discovered and excavated. But why is this Anglo-Saxon ship burial so important and what has it taught us?
5 February 2018
Archivist Francesca Hillier takes us behind the scenes for a closer look at what’s in the Museum’s archives.