Archives relating to the 1948 Games are spread between several British repositories. Material created by the British Olympic Association is held at the University of East London, but there are also relevant records at the archive of the London borough where the Empire Stadium was situated, the main regional archive for the Greater London area, the UK National Archives and some specialist repositories.
|Brent Archives||local government, administration||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|British Olympic Association||administration||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|London Metropolitan Archives||local government documents||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|Parliamentary Archives||government documents||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|Scout Association Archive||documents, photographs||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|The National Archives||government documents||Catalogue, selected digitised documents|
|Transport for London||administration||Selected digitised documents|
The sailing competitions were held in the town of Torquay in the county of Devon in the south west of England. Torbay Libraries hold a photograph album showing the competition in action. The album has been digitised and is available via Torbay Libraries (contact firstname.lastname@example.org). Selected images from the album can be viewed on the London 1948 Gallery page on this website.