UK National Archives has a UFO files Section

For my job I come across some very strange documents from time to time. And since I’m a very curious person, when I see something that catches my attention, I have to investigate.

To give you a little back ground of what I do, I work for a document delivery company. We receive requests, and then it is my job to go looking for a copyright cleared document. Yesterday was definitely a day for strange requests, and what brought me to this little discovery.

First, I had a request for a document having to do with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders in dogs. I had no idea dogs could have OCD.

Then, I was looking for a document that is in the United Kingdom’s National Archive. On the right hand side of the page, I noticed a listed of most popular collection. In the top five was “UFO files”. I just giggled to myself and my co-worker asked me what was so funny, so of course I had to show her.

Apparently UFO sightings in the UK are very popular, and the government has released a great number of documents having to do with these sightings, instead of simply hiding them away and attributing the sightings to “weather balloons”.

Anyway, I thought this was an interesting resource for UFO enthusiasts and worth sharing! Enjoy!


About jenniferscottbrown

Doctoral student, children's librarian, wife to the most supporting and loving man, and Mom to the most wonderful, curious, food-loving little boy.
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