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Contact us:

Phone: +44 (0)1273 337515


  • Recording Covid-19

    The Mass Observation Archive is collecting. Find out how to submit your COVID-19 reflections.

    Image by Humphrey Spender and Copyright Bolton Council.
  • 12th May 2020

    On 12th May 2020 the Mass Observation Archive will be repeating its annual call for day diaries, capturing the everyday lives of people across the UK. This is the 10th anniversary of the modern 12th May diary day.

  • Mass Education

    Explore our resources for children, young people and adult learners

The Archive

about mass observation


Find out about our collections and catalogues.

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Consult the Mass Observation Archive at The Keep.

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Group visits

We offer visits for  Higher Education, schools and community groups.

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Collaborating on research

Researchers of all kinds are invited to collaborate with the Mass Observation Project.

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Online resources

This section provides information about accessing the Archive and secondary sources online.

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Referencing and Publishing

Find out more about referencing and publishing material from the Mass Observation Archive.

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