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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week we welcome to The Archive a host of new Coventry newspapers, alongside new titles from Derbyshire and Lincolnshire, all helping to make up 91,584 brand new pages being brought to you this week. That’s not all, over the last seven days we’ve been updating our existing titles from across England, Scotland, and even Canada. From Eastbourne to Edinburgh, from Hartlepool to Horsham, from Morpeth to Motherwell, we’ve updated sixteen of our existing titles from our collection. Read on

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we have been busy adding 272,091 brand new pages to our collection, whilst we have also taken a look at an eventful week for the British royal family in early April 1900. Meanwhile, we have added two brand new titles to our library of newspapers, whilst from Banbury to Belfast, from Falkirk to Fleetwood, from Retford to Ripon, we have updated 22 of our existing titles from across the United Kingdom. So read on to

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The First Suffragette – Celebrating The Legacy of Mary Wollstonecraft

Eighteenth century writer, philosopher and early feminist Mary Wollstonecraft faced censure in her lifetime, not just for her radical beliefs, but also for her rejection of societal norms. Long after her death, however, attitudes began to shift, as she gained recognition as a trailblazing fighter for women’s equality and became an inspirational figure in the women’s suffrage movement. Following on from our blog on the life of Mary Wollstonecraft, in this second and final blog we shall examine the writer’s

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we are delighted to bring iconic British weekly lifestyle magazine Country Life to life, with the publication of over a century’s worth of content from this very special countryside title. Meanwhile, we’ve added 509,799 brand new pages to our Archive, meaning that we have reached a landmark 75 million pages, which are now all available to search. So read on to discover more about Country Life, as we explore how the magazine was founded, examine

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The Radical Life and Rare Philosophy of Mary Wollstonecraft

Eighteenth century writer and philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft was an early advocate of women’s rights. Lambasted during her lifetime for her refusal to conform to societal norms, she is seen today as one of the first feminist philosophers. In part one of our special blog series, we will examine the life of Mary Wollstonecraft, using newspapers found in our Archive. We will trace her life from its early difficulties, through to the publication of her trailblazing novels and pamphlets, learning how

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we are welcoming five brand new titles, including the fascinating Prisoners of War News, which sheds a light on those servicemen held captive behind enemy lines during the Second World War. Meanwhile, we have added an impressive 292,085 brand new pages to our collection this week, as we move ever closer to our next landmark of 75 million pages. Furthermore, from Bridlington to Broughty Ferry, from Halifax to Hartlepool, from St Andrews to Sheffield, we’ve

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we’ve added one brand new title to our collection – the Brighouse Echo – alongside 174,403 brand new pages from across the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Caribbean, as we look forward to St Patrick’s Day on 17 March. Meanwhile, from Belfast to Biggleswade, from Denbigh to Dominica, from St Andrews to Saint Lucia, we’ve updated 57 of our existing titles. So read on to discover more about this week’s new title, West Yorkshire’s Brighouse

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we marking the leap day of 29 February by adding 247,740 brand new pages, as well as examining the tradition of the leap year proposal. We’ve also added a duo of new titles, whilst we’ve updated 69 of our existing titles from across the world, from the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Channel Islands, the Caribbean, New Zealand and Hong Kong. So read on to discover more about the tradition of the leap year proposal, our

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Hot Off The Press – New Titles This Week

This week at The Archive we are getting creative with the addition of brand new title Fashion and Craft (Creative Needlecraft), a publication devoted to all things dress and design. Meanwhile, our presses have been whirring over the past seven days to bring you another new title, the Halifax Daily Guardian, as we have added 243,130 brand new pages in all. We have also reached a landmark 74 million pages this week. Meanwhile from Deal to Dundee, from Mearns to

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The Legacy of Charles Frederick Worth – The First Couturier

Known as the ‘first couturier‘ and the ‘Napoleon of costumiers,’ British fashion designer Charles Frederick Worth is regarded by many as the father of haute couture. Born in Bourne, Lincolnshire, on 13 October 1825, Charles Frederick Worth would make his name in Paris as the founder of the House of Worth, and the man who revolutionised the business of fashion. In this special blog, we will explore the life and legacy of Charles Frederick Worth via newspapers published in his

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