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Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.

Our award winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval manuscripts and Victorian moving images to ephemera from the 1960s and confidential government documents.

We collaborate with leading libraries and academics to produce powerful research and dynamic teaching collections for universities, colleges and libraries – our editorial mission is to enhance any learning environment.

Digitising the Past - video

In this short film we celebrate our long term relationship with the UK's National Archives (see their website). Follow the step-by-step and meticulous process of selection, preservation and digitisation of materials from the UK government's official archive: from paper archive to Archives Direct. Materials selected are for 'Apartheid South Africa' and for the forthcoming 'Colonial America'.   

A Pioneer, I Presume: The life of W. Barbrooke Grubb

At the tender age of 19, Wilfrid Barbrooke Grubb had an interview with the South American Missionary Society (SAMS) to be considered for missionary work abroad. In 1989, after a stint in Tierra del Fuego, he was sent to northern Paraguay to establish the first mission station in Chaco. South America was still a largely unexplored continent that held many unknown dangers, and Chaco was a particularly notorious region. Previously uncontacted tribes are still being discovered there, and in the late

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