The Guardian (1821-2003) and Observer (1971-2003) Historical Archives

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The Guardian (1821-2003) and The Observer (1791-2003) offers full page and article images with searchable full text, back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.


Direct access

- via University Network


Off University Campus

- Staff and Students


Supporting information

The Proquest Academic web site provides access to a number of resource collections that we take from this supplier. Should you want to search more than one collection, select the 'Change' option in the blue banner at the top of the screen. You should then be presented with a list of all the available collections that you can search. Simply tick all the collections that you want to include in your search.



Further eResources

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Please note: The services outlined on these pages are only available to members of the University of Central Lancashire.