THE FINANCIAL TIMES ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE FINANCIAL TIMES ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

A thriving business for centuries, newspapers have been at the forefront of journalism for generations. The history of a country’s newspaper is always deeply intertwined with the history of the country itself. It is a cultural phenomenon, the importance of which can not be exaggerated. To those wishing to learn more about the past ...

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Western Morning News archive: back issue newspapers

Western Morning News archive: back issue newspapers

History of Western Morning News

According to Wikipedia, Western Morning News was founded in 1860 by William Saunders and Edward Spender, and has been published continuously ever since. In 1866 Saunders and Spender converted the company to a Limited Liability Company (LLC). This may have been to make the paper seem larger than it was ...

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The Sunday Pictorial archive: back issue newspapers

The Sunday Pictorial archive: back issue newspapers

History of the Sunday Pictorial

The Sunday Pictorial, or Sunday Pic as it is commonly called, was the original name of the Sunday Mirror. It was first published in 1915 by Lord Rothermere and edited by F.R. Sanderson. The idea of the paper was to balance quality journalism with entertainment, presented in a largely ...

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Sporting Life archive: back issue newspapers

Sporting Life archive: back issue newspapers

History of Sporting Life

Sporting Life was first published in 1859 as a twice weekly paper focused mainly on horse racing. It moved to being a daily paper in 1883. In 1886 the owners of Sporting Life purchased rival Bell’s Life in London and Sporting Chronicle.

For over 100 years Sporting Life was part ...

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THE RACING POST ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE RACING POST ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

History of the Racing Post

By the time Racing Post was first published in 1986, its chief rival and the UK’s main sporting newspaper, Sporting Life, had already been in publication for over a century. The paper was published every weekday until 1995 when horse races began taking place on Sundays. If races were ...

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THE DAILY MIRROR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY MIRROR ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

The printed word has been commonplace in society for hundreds of years. Although newspapers have undergone drastic change over this time, they have consistently delivered current events to common people. The attitudes of the time are reflected in these newspapers, making them the most useful resource for learning more about the past. The Daily Mirror ...

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THE DAILY EXPRESS ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY EXPRESS ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

Over the course of history, newspapers have been at the forefront of delivering information to the general public. Since the invention of the printing press, newspapers became easily accessible to all for little money. As a result of this, newspapers can be used as a window to learn about different opinions of their time. The ...

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THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

THE DAILY MAIL ARCHIVE: BACK ISSUE NEWSPAPERS

Newspapers are often regarded as the most important apparatus to glimpse into the past. They allow us to pinpoint factual events that may have been ignored without thorough documentation by newspapers. Contemporary sources give an insight into different attitudes in different historical periods, early newspapers the most significantly. The Daily Mail is an example of ...

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The Washington Post archive: back issue newspapers

The Washington Post archive: back issue newspapers

History of The Washington Post

The Washington Post was founded in 1877 by Stilson Hutchins, then went through a series of owners before being sold at a bankruptcy auction in 1933. Eugene Meyer was the new owner and publisher, and he was able to triple both the circulation and advertising sales, but the paper continued ...

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New York Times archive: back issue newspapers

New York Times archive: back issue newspapers

History of the New York Times

As one of the world’s largest newspapers and the “newspaper of record” for the United States, the New York Times can be one of the best places to search for archival material. The Times was often at the forefront of national and international reporting and has received 117 ...

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