ELCOME to Oxford University Press Archive

Oxford University has been involved with the printing trade since the 15th century. OUP's Archive holds the records of the University's printing and publishing activities from the 17th century to date. The records of the Oxford English Dictionary form a major part of the collection. The Archive Department also manages the Press Museum at OUP in Oxford. Please explore our website to find out more about us.

Oxford University Press has recently published The History of Oxford University Press (volumes 1-3). Read more information on the project or to see source material visit the Resources section of our website.