Archives+ in Manchester Central Library combines digital interactive and original archives to introduce the Archives+ partners’ collections.
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Manchester shapes our health, education and quality of life.Learn More
Manchester has always been a great place to spend your leisure time.Learn More
Throughout Manchester’s history people have campaigned for what they thought was right.Learn More
Manchester Public Libraries was the first rate-supported public lending and reference library service in Britain.Learn More
Find out how Greater Manchester and your neighbourhood have changed down the years.Learn More
Some people are born here, some people come here to live. Every one of them shapes our city.Learn More
Archives reveal the personal stories of the workers and makers of Greater Manchester’s industrial heritage.Learn More
Learning your family history can be an important way to find out your own identity and personal history.Learn More