Our news feed contains information about new resources, newly catalogued or acquired archive collections, current and upcoming projects and events, and service developments.
Information about past work at the Modern Records Centre is included in our annual reports and information bulletins (available online from 1996/7 to 2016/7). Recordings of several past events are also available - the student-led Open Education Series, 2014-2016, and the schools project Archives Alive, 2016.
Travelling to campus in July and August
There are a number of events on campus over the summer which will impact travel and parking. If you are coming to use the search room in July and August please be aware that your normal route may be affected. For more information see:
Visiting us on 27 May?
Coventry will be hosting Radio One Big Weekend on Friday 27th - Sunday 29th May. Coventry City Council will be introducing traffic management measures, including road closures, throughout that period. Check the travel information to see whether your journey may be affected.
The MRC will be celebrating the opening of the new Faculty of Arts Building at FAB Fest on Friday 20 May. Join us at FAB for two events, showcasing the MRC's collections and highlighting our collaborative work with academic departments.
Come celebrate the new with the old and step back in time with the Modern Record Centre. Flick through back issues of the Boar, marvel at the original University charter and discover the green fields of campus past. Drop in and browse a whole array of archival material, take part in our caption competition and pick up a free MRC postcard.
Family History Workshop
Do you want to research your family tree but don’t know where to start? Have you already made a start and found yourself stuck at a particular point and need some help? Or perhaps you have exhausted online resources and want to know what information you might find at your local archives. Come along to the Family History Workshop for research advice, informative leaflets and an opportunity to search some of the most popular online websites for free!