Free database of citations to European books and other works related to the Americas. Due to the age of sources found in this database, it is especially useful for topics further removed from contemporary times.
Collection containing articles, pamphlets, posters, newspapers, illustrations, and much more illustrating the conditions of life in Victorian Britain. Click "collection items" in order to browse sources, or search by keyword.
Resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Britain and the U.S. Sources in this database cover the topics of spiritualism, circuses, theater, cinema, music, and sideshows.
This UK newspaper collection, which is essential to the study of British history and culture in crucial periods, contains over 150,000 pages of printed text, spanning nearly 100 years of history. Rare news media resources are featured including London Gazette, Post Boy, Tatler, and the Original Weekly Journal. Click here to search this database with other primary source databases.
Extensive full-text collection of both national and regional British newspapers. Consists of two major collections from the British Library which span three hundred years of newspaper publishing in the U.K.-- 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th century Newspapers. A full list of publications and locations is included with the database. Collection was originally called 19th Century British Library Newspapers (parts 1-4) but was absorbed into British Library Newspapers collection.
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century in the United Kingdom. Among the subjects covered are history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science. Click here to search this database with other primary source databases.