Untold lives blog

05 May 2014

Dipping into the archives with Dan Snow

You may have spotted that the British Library’s East India Company collections were featured in The Birth of Empire: The East India Company with Dan Snow on BBC2 last week. If you happened to miss it, here’s a fantastic clip showing what was on offer, and giving a glimpse of the British Library archives themselves!

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You can watch last week’s programme online here. Look out for more of the British Library collections in the second and final episode of the series which airs this Wednesday at 9.00pm on BBC2.

  Minutes of the East India Company Court of Directors 1663 decorated with a bird From the minutes of the East India Company Court of Directors, 1663 [IOR/B/26]



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