The strength of the Press Cuttings collection is the ability to browse by subject, with material from different countries and publications filed in chronological order. This arrangement enables researchers to make connections and discoveries not possible through online searching. The cuttings in the archive trace the changing attitudes to, and perceptions of, the Holocaust, as well as the shaping of collective and public memory over time. The Holocaust is a relatively recent event and the archive demonstrates its continuing integration into the historical narrative, as well as on-going developments in commemoration and memorialisation. Nowhere is this process better illustrated than in the press.
The following four consecutive PDF finding aids give a detailed overview of the subjects covered in the archive: