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Is it possible to access referee reports for investigating scientific history?

Do most journals keep archives of referee reports and would historians of science be able to access them? Perhaps after some delay?
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Peer-review in the year 2000

For a new paper about media archaeology in the context of scientific publication, I found an interesting topic which is not very well researched yet. As far as I know from research, in the year 2000 ...
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Are there apart from single, double-blind… review other common categories focusing choice/number of reviewers [closed]

A current question here reminded me on the Sokal affair/hoax initiated by physicist Alan Sokal in 1996 by publishing a nonsense article in an social journal. I am wondering whether this triggered any ...
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What is the purpose of peer-review in journals?

I am interested in what is the role of peer review in journals. I have read the wikipedia page which discuss much about style and criticism but few to purpose. I don't know if initially it already ...
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Is academia in (mathematics, logic, physics and philosophy) ever aware or concerned about true public discoveries by armatures? [duplicate]

This is from my own long experience since 2004 in public forums mainly for mathematics wither the sites are completely moderated or immoderate sites My observations were about the technological fast ...