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Microform: Microform Collections

Microform Collections

Major Collections

  • French Revolution Research Collection
  • Historical newspapers - Pall Mall Gazette, Action Francaise and others.
  • History of the Cinema (1895-1940)
  • Papers from the Mass Observation Archive 
  • Popular Newspapers During World War 2: Daily Express, Daily Mirror, News of the World, The People and the Sunday Express
  • Southern Tenant Farmers' Union Papers (1934-1970)
  • Virginia Woolf Manuscripts
  • UK and US radical newspapers from the 19th and early 20th Centuries: The Charter, Northern Liberator, The Masses, The New Masses and others

Microform Collections

Newspaper / Magazine Collections

Le Monde

1944 - 1989

National Herald

1962 - 1986

National Review

1865 - 1985


1968 - 1990

Northern Star

1838 - 1852

Pall Mall Gazette

1880 - 1892

Sunday Times

1976 - 1985

Time Magazine

1965 - 1990

            The Times

            2011 onwards

Times Educational Supplement   

1955 - 1988

Times Higher Education Supplement   

1971 - 2000

Times Literary Supplement

 2012 - 2018

Variety Magazine

 1905 - 2006


Other Newspaper Collections

newspapers on a shelf

The most recent print editions of various UK and international newspapers can be found in the newspapers area, located on the first floor of the library. The newest edition is kept at the front, with older editions stored behind.

A large number of both UK and international newspaper archives can also be viewed online. See the Newspapers Guide for links and full details.  

More Archival Resources

image of the front of The Keep building

The Keep is a world-class centre for archives, located here in Falmer, Brighton. It contains information, archives, resources and multimedia on a vast range of topics, including the Mass Observation Archives project. You can explore these topics on their website, or visit the centre in-person.