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    Radical Thinking

    Throughout Manchester’s history, its people have taken a stand against injustice and prejudice.

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    Communities

    Some people are born here, some people come here to live. Every one of them shapes our city.

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What is Archives+?

Archives+ offers an exciting City Centre showcase and repository for archives and family history.  Situated in the magnificent Manchester Central Library, this purpose-built centre brings together a partnership of amazing regional and national

collections of documents, photographs and films, and helps to satisfy a growing demand for accessible community history and personal heritage.  It is easier than ever before for you to find what you’re looking for under one roof!

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