Collection 158 - The Guardian and the Observer Digital Archive

Identity area

Reference code

MR-RT-158

Title

The Guardian and the Observer Digital Archive

Date(s)

  • 1791 - 2003 (Accumulation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

Unknown ; Publications

Context area

Name of creator

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

This archive will eventually contain the digital reproduction of every page, article and advert published in the Guardian (since 1821) and the Observer (since 1791). Currently it is up to 2000. A search for Rivonia Trial reveals articles from both newspapers.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Searching is free of charge. Paid timed access passes available to view in full or print.

Conditions governing reproduction

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Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

Electronic catalogue available online - http://archive.guardian.co.uk

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

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Notes area

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Description control area

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Dates of creation revision deletion

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