ARCHIVES

The oral history interviews and transcripts for the Bethnal Green Memorial Project are available from the 'stories to remember' section of this website. All recordings and project materials have been archived at the Bishopsgate Institute Library. The collection comprises an extensive range of materials including interview recordings, photographs, photographed artefacts, written accounts, newspaper cuttings and letters, as well as the materials gathered by this and other projects. Other organisations that also have material relating to the Bethnal Green Shelter Disaster can be found below.

 Key archives:

Bishopsgate Institute, http://www.bishopsgate.org.uk/Library

The British Library, http://www.bl.uk/

The National Archives (formerly known as the Public Records Office), http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/

Stairway to Heaven Memorial Trust, http://www.stairwaytoheavenmemorial.org/

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives have published very useful lists of sources, publications and reports and much can be found in their collection https://www.ideastore.co.uk/local-history 

thlhla BG Disaster archival sources.pdf 

thlhla BG Disaster books_reports.pdf