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Options are:

  • Archival Descriptions: view descriptions of catalogued and uncatalogued records.
  • People and Organisations: view standardised names used to refer to records creators and collectors, and used in index entries. For more information the help page for People and Organisations.
  • Archival Institutions: view details of the repositories using this catalogue.
  • Places: view standardised placenames relating to Norfolk and elsewhere. For more details see the help page for Places.
  • Subjects: view terms used to describe record content. For more details see the help page for Subjects.
  • Genre: view terms used to indicate forms of records. For more details see the help page for Genre.

There are over 750,000 archival descriptions in the catalogue and browsing through all of them is unlikely to be easy. Use the search and advanced search options to find descriptions of documents relating to your enquiry.