ABOUT ADAM MATTHEW
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.
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'.
Intense debate has broken out among sections of the Adam Matthew staff this week following the decision to open our box of Christmas decorations. A number of employees have steadfastly refused to go near the festive items before December 1st. Others have insisted that the extra cheer they bring justifies their appearance in November, though suspicions remain that this is a ruse in order to get first call on the choicest tinsel.