Trial until 12 October: Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004

Oxford users are now invited to trial Daily Mail Historical Archive, 1896-2004.

The Daily Mail is a well-known British daily tabloid which was first published on 4 May 1896 by Alfred Charles William Harmsworth, later Lord Northcliffe, and his brother Harold, later Lord Rothermere. This resource provides access to more than 100 years of this publication, which boasts a circulation now of over 2 million.

It can be viewed in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society.

Let us know what you think!

Comments can be left on the History databases desiderata site or sent to by 12 October when the trial ends.

Newspapers, newspapers, newspapers

The online historical archive of the Daily Mirror, another tabloid, is already available to Oxford users.

Check what other historical newspapers are available online in Oxford.

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