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Explore M&S digital heritage here

Welcome to our Digital Archive.

Our digital resources are available for anyone to explore. This site includes digitised and born-digital materials from our archive collection. These include:

    • surviving issues of our staff magazines, dating all the way back to 1927
    • historic store photographs dating back to the 1880s
    • vintage cinema advertisements
    • VHS recordings from the 1980s-2000s
    • Images of Products and Packaging
    • our Print and Pattern resource, made up of digital swatches from our vintage garment collection
    • our visual timelines on M&S heritage

 

You must contact us by emailing archive@mands.com to request permission if you would like to reproduce or publish anything from the digital archive.

If you haven’t found what you’re looking for here, please get in touch with the Archive Team.

For help on accessing and searching our digital archive, see the Help Page


Explore Collections

 Digitised copies of M&S customer magazines

1932-2002

Includes records created as DVDs for external and internal audiences as well as digitised versions of archival material held on film.

various

This series contains papers relating to the workings of the business, and contains subseries arranged by M&S department. From marketing material and staff communications to property ledgers and legal papers, use this series to explore the history of M&S from behind the scenes.

various

Print and pattern swatches from the garment collection

1930s-present

Images of M&S products and packaging, organised by subject. Includes photos of products held in the archive collection as well as scans from magazines and marketing material.

1880s-present

Magazines and Bulletins produced for M&S colleagues

1927-present

Archive photographs of M&S stores

see individual images for dates

 Image-led timelines created by the Archive Team

1880s-present

VHS

Digitised VHS videos

various

Digitised cinema and TV adverts for food, clothing and store developments.

1960s-1970s


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