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The Postal Museum

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Alternative name(s):
  • Royal Mail Archive (Also known as)
  • British Postal Museum and Archive (Later known as)
Date: 2016-
History: The Postal Museum (previously to 2016, The British Postal Museum and Archive) is the public identity of the Postal Heritage Trust, registered charity 1102360 and registered company 489056. It was established to take custody of the Post Office archives and artefacts, and to offer professional curatorial services to the Royal Mail Group.
Sources of authority: The Royal Mail Archive; NCA Rules
Functions, occupations and activities: Government (central)
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/C286572
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1979-1990: Post Office: Private Office Papers: Papers of Ron Dearing
The Postal Museum
1945-1980: Post Office: Private Office Papers: Papers of Sir William Barlow
The Postal Museum