(c. 1603-1800) Digital facsimiles of approximately 1,270 seventeenth and eighteenth-century English newspapers from the British Library's Burney Collection; includes London, English provincial, Scottish, Irish, and colonial North American papers. This collection helps researchers chart the development of the newspaper as we now know it, beginning with irregularly published transcriptions of Parliamentary debates and proclamations to coffee house newsbooks, finally arriving at newspaper in its current form.
The 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian library in Oxford, UK. All 296 volumes of bound material, covering the period 1672-1737 are presented in digitized format here. The collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into seventeenth and eighteenth century England.
This collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th-18th century England.
With more than 160 newspaper titles, the series is comprised of approximately 5.5 million pages of historic content, from articles to advertisements. This collection illuminates diverse and distinct regional attitudes, cultures, and vernaculars, providing an alternative viewpoint to the London-centric national press over a period of more than 200 years.
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 is an archive comprising more than 2 million pages. It contains manuscripts, books, broadsheets, and periodicals, some of the printed matter very scarce, such as Mary Fortune's 1871 The Detective's Album, a pioneering police procedural by a woman author, of which only two hard copies survive. Other material has been held in archives, often widely dispersed, and not always readily accessible to the researcher. Now such matter is digitized and carefully curated to present unparalleled opportunities for study, available all over the world.
(1470-1700) Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. Over 200 libraries worldwide have contributed to EEBO.
(1701-1800) Digital facsimiles of 185,000 books, pamphlets, almanacs, advertisements, songs, and other materials published in Great Britain and British North America during the eighteenth century.
Also available on Artemis.
A primary source collection of digitized maps, manuscripts, books, pamphlets and paintings related to exploration, imperialism, and decolonization from archives around the world.
Generously funded for by the Mellon Grant.
(c. 1700-2009) Search or browse all Gale newspaper and periodical archives simultaneously. Includes the following collections: 17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection, 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Daily Mail, Financial Times, Illustrated London News, Sunday Times, and Times. Also includes archives of the following periodicals:19th Century U.K. Periodicals, The Economist, Liberty Magazine, Listener, and Times Literary Supplement.
(c.1730-1916) Digital collection of primary sources from the long nineteenth century. The content is sourced from the world's preeminent libraries and archives. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.
Contains the following collections: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; European Literature, 1790-1840: The Covey Collection; Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest; Photography: The World Through the Lens; Science, Technology and Medicine, 1780-1925; Women: Transnational Networks.
(1938-1957) The complete full color archive of The Picture Post, a popular, weekly pictorial magazine and photo-journalism pioneer. The full text, including all articles and other content, is completely keyword-searchable.
Part of Gale Primary Sources
(1841-1992) Fully searchable digital facsimiles of the complete run of this British weekly humor magazine; Punch was known for its cartoons and for comic writing by Thackeray and P.G. Wodehouse, among others.
Part of Gale Primary Sources
Provides access to the full text of bills, acts, debates, and public petitions to Parliament in the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
House of Commons 18th Century
House of Commons 19th Century
Public Petitions to Parliament, 1833-1918
House of Commons 20th Century
House of Commons 21st Century (2005-2010)
House of Lords, 1800-1910