Need something from the archives?

send the Archive Mole.

Your expert in the archives

Having issues getting to UK archives? Need extra material for your book or research article? Want to enhance the scope of your MA or PhD thesis?

use the archive mole scan & deliver service.

Led by an independent researcher with a PhD in History and over ten years of archival research experience, our Archive Mole team will: 

  • Visit archives, records offices and libraries anywhere in the UK on your behalf

  • Photograph and deliver digital copies of the requested archival materials


If you're an MA/PhD student, early career researcher or lecturer/professor, you can rely on us to offer you a fast, reliable, independent and knowledgeable service.

We also offer material location, proofreading, transcription, document analysis, administration, and other ad-hoc services



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simple, hassle-free booking

1. tell us what you need

Confirm your details and research requirements using our simple booking form.

2. we'll go and get it for you

You'll receive booking and payment details, and we'll head off to the archives on your behalf.

Our Scan & Deliver service is charged at a half-day rate of £100 (reduced rate of £70 for MA/PhD students), plus the cost of any travel expenses.