Walgreens Boots Alliance Archive catalogue


This digital archive holds around 27,000 entries and includes photographs, letters, advertisements, building plans, and colleague magazines. It gives anyone interested in the history of the business the opportunity to discover and study resources rich in detail.


The majority of the archive holdings on this site relate to the UK’s leading pharmacy-led health and beauty retailer and, WBA business, Boots UK, and chart its development from its foundations in the mid-19th century.


The entire Walgreens Boots Alliance archive collection, in the UK, is currently being re-catalogued, thanks to funding from Wellcome, and the current digital entries account for approximately a third of the holdings at this time.


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Guard Books

Guard Books

Contains examples of press advertisements for Boots products and services, 1935-2004
Career booklets

Career booklets

Collection of booklets produced for prospective employees to the company outlining the career opportunities within the company, 1940s-1970s
Photograph albums

Photograph albums

Photograph albums related to the employee welfare facilities and activities and the sports and social clubs, 1924-1983
E Moss Ltd.

E Moss Ltd.

Company records of E Moss Ltd, health and beauty retailer, 1915-1990
Christmas Gift Guides

Christmas Gift Guides

Illustrated gift catalogues, c1914-2009
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