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. Please explore our website to find out more about us.

The Archive Department also manages the Press Museum at OUP in Oxford. Visitors are welcome to the Museum but tours must be booked in advance. See our Museum page for more information.