Welcome to the British Records Association

The nation’s records preserved, accessed and interpreted for the benefit of all.

The Association aims to initiate, encourage and support work relating to records and archives which:

• contributes to their appropriate preservation.
• increases their accessibility for research.
• enables the exchange of views and information.
• influences public opinion and policymakers.

The British Records Association (BRA) is a charity which aims to promote the preservation, understanding, accessibility and study of our recorded heritage for the public benefit. It is open to anyone interested in records and archives whether local historians, academics, professional archivists, or custodians and owners of collections, or simply those who are curious about the record of our past. To support our aims, please consider becoming a member of the BRA.