Sourced from the extensive holdings of the British Library, British Library Newspapers delivers a wide range of irreplaceable local and regional voices to reflect the social, political, and cultural events of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth centuries. With more than 160 newspaper titles, the series is comprised of approximately 5.5 million pages of historic content, from articles to advertisements.
The historical archive of the Daily Mail includes advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society. From its first issue in 1896 to the end of 2004, and provides insight it gives into the interests of the mass-market, ‘everyman’ reader.
With its debut in 1842, the Illustrated London News became the world's first fully illustrated weekly newspaper, marking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. This archive includes every published issue, from the first in 1842 to the last in 2003, it combines information and the power of pictures.
All images and stories from Kete Christchurch are being moved to Canterbury Stories, our place for collecting and presenting online collections from our digitised archives, publications, photographs and community.
The complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957—all digitized from originals in full colour. Picture Post (1938-1957) provides a fascinating snapshot of British life from the 1930s to the 1950s, with thousands of photos of ordinary people doing ordinary things -- from boys rolling a tyre, to a view of a postwar bedsit, to young women on a rollercoaster -- all caught in a single moment in time.
From 1841 to 1992, Punch was the world's most celebrated magazine of wit and satire. From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity—and how the rest of the world saw the British nation.
This archive brings two centuries of news together in one resource, providing the complete run of the newspaper up to 2006, including all of its supplements. It allows users to easily explore over 180 years of news, investigative reporting, and commentary from Britain’s premier Sunday publication.