The announcement cam on International Archives Day, 9 June 2020. The UK Memory of the World Committee and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has endorsed the inclusion of three significant archives which will join the wealth of national material already on the prestigious UK register.
The archive services recognised are:
- Southwark Archives for The Crutchley Archive
- Birmingham Library for the James Watt papers
- SS Great Britain for IK Brunel Screw propeller report