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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA MISC 05
Title
DAILY MIRROR, 1914-1916
Date(s)
1914-1916
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
26 items

Context

Name of creator(s)

Daily Mirror

Administrative / Biographical history

The Daily Mirror , founded in 1903, is a daily morning newspaper published in London.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre in 1976 by the University of London, Senate House

Content & structure

Scope and content

The collection is 26 copies of the Daily Mirror newspaper, 29 Jul-11 Jun 1916. Included in the newspapers are photographs and articles concerning World War One, most notably the Austro-Hungarian declaration of war on Serbia, 28 Jul 1914; the mobilisation of Russian troops, 1 Aug 1914; Britain's declaration of war on Germany, 4 Aug 1914; the Battle of Liege, Aug 1914; the French seizure of Alsace, Aug 1914; the French invasion of Lorraine, Aug 1914; the landing of the British Expeditionary Force (BEF) in France, Aug, 1914; the German capture of Louvain, Aug 1914; the drowning of FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Viscount Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, Jun 1916; and the defeat of Austrian Slav troops in Romania by Russian troops, Jun 1916

System of arrangement

Arranged in chronological order

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Editor, Daily Mirror.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Compiled Oct 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Communications media
  • Information sciences
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Newspapers
  • Organizations
  • Periodicals
  • Publications
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1850-1916, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, Field Marshal

Corporate names

  • Austro-Hungarian Army
  • British Army
  • French Army
  • Russian Army

Places

  • Alsace, France
  • Crimea
  • Germany
  • Liege, Belgium
  • Lorraine, France
  • Louvain, France
  • Romania, Eastern Europe
  • Russia, Eastern Europe
  • Serbia, Yugoslavia, Eastern Europe

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