UP's Archive contains a collection of papers related to the history of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), first published between 1884 and 1928.


The Dictionary is one of the most prestigious publications of the Press. The OED Archive is a prime source of information on the history of the Dictionary. Like the main Press Archive, the OED collection is open to researchers. Please see our Contact page for further information.

To visit the OED's own website, please follow this link.