British and Irish Studies

Waterloo Directory of English Periodicals and Newspapers, 1800-1900

Description

The Waterloo Directory of English Periodicals and Newspapers, 1800-1900 provides the most comprehensive information currently available about 73,000 19th-century periodicals, including locations, publishers, editors, contributors, circulation, frequency, subjects covered, etc.

Note: the Waterloo Directory offers information about periodicals, but it is not an index of articles. To find articles in 19th-century periodicals, try the Wellesley Index, 19th-Century Masterfile, Periodicals Index Online, or 19th Century British Library Newspapers.

The Waterloo Directory includes the pertinent holdings of the Cambridge University Libraries, the University of London Libraries, the British Library's three branches (the main Euston Road branch, the Colindale Newspaper Branch and Boston Spa Yorkshire Documents Lending Branch), and such specialized London repositories as the Royal Society Library, Wellcome Medical Library, and the Royal Institute of British Architects. All the nineteenth century English titles in NEWSPLAN are included, usually in much greater detail. The Directory also contains data from some 8,000 secondary sources which together provide scholarly commentary on the majority of entries.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11789
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British Online Archives

Description

British Online Archives contains a wide range of materials related to British history, including the colonization of America, India, Africa, the West Indies, New Zealand, Australia and Melanesia. The collection contains sources that relate to both politics and history, including: *Records of missionaries from the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel *Records made by the East India Company *Papers of the Parliamentary Labour Party *Anti-fascist newsletters of the International Transport Workers' Federation *Records of the Communist Party of Great Britain *The British Union of Fascists’ newspapers and secret files *British Broadcasting Corporation records *Trade directories Additional content can be found by selecting the ‘List Collections’ option on the toolbar.

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11785
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European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

Digital archive comprising over 3,250 works by more than 1,250 different authors from the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This collection contains over 2 million printed pages of English-language works, many of them comprising multiple volumes. The Corvey Collection includes a considerable number of exceedingly rare publications—and even numerous previously unknown works—by British writers (and women writers in particular, whose works comprise over 1,000 of the titles) who were active during the Romantic period. In addition the collection also includes 3,658 works in French (including more than 500 by women) and 2,653 works in German, all of them dating primarily from the period 1790–1840.

Collections in this Archive

 

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1790-1840
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11685
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British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture

Alternative Titles
British Theater, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions and were curated by experts in British arts history.

This unparalleled collection provides a detailed look at the state of the British art world with manuscripts, compositions, and documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records, offering scholars an unmatched glimpse into the inner workings of the arts world and life in Victorian Britain.

Collections in this Archive

  • Archives of the Royal Literary Fund
  • British Playbills, 1754-1882
  • Crystal Palace Handel Triennial
  • Crystal Palace Saturday Concerts
  • Drury Lane Receipts
  • Drury Lane Theatre Archive
  • Drury Lane under Sheridan, 1776-1812: Manuscript Plays and Correspondence
  • English Stage after the Restoration, 1733-1822
  • JW Davison Papers
  • King's Theatre Haymarket Archive
  • Konzert Programm Austausch
  • Oratorio Concert Programmes
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Parts Three-Ten: The Barry Ono Collection of Bloods and Penny Dreadfuls
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Part Two: The Sabine Baring-Gould and Thomas Crampton Collections
  • Queen's Hall Programmes
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Archive
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Music Manuscripts
  • Sir George Smart Papers
  • Sir George Smart Programmes
  • St James Hall Monday/Saturday Popular Concerts
  • Wandering Minstrels Archive
Type
Subject Gateway
Text Collection
Coverage
Nineteenth Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11683
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British Politics and Society

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th century collections online
NCCO
Description

The British Politics and Society archive of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) contains primary source documentation that enhances a greater understanding and analysis of the development of urban centers and of the major restructuring of society that took place during the Industrial Revolution. The archive is composed of a number of individual collections, drawn together from a variety of sources.

Collections in this Archive

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Nineteenth century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11681
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Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

Digital archive of records documenting U.S. and British relations with a variety of Asian Nations. The collection contains U.S. State Department consular and diplomatic records; British Foreign Office political correspondance; missionary correspondance and journals; and socio-economic journals. Collections in the archive include: 

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11679
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Alternative Titles
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. The program includes a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--and unites them in one central, cross-searchable location. Content is being sourced from around the world: from national libraries; from academic and public libraries; and from a variety of special collections, archives, and repositories.

NCCO currently contains 4 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 Corvey Collection
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Nineteenth Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11677
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English Heritage Archives

Description

Database of over one million catalogue entries describing photographs, plans, and drawings of England's buildings and historic sites.

Database includes:

  • photographs from the earliest days of photography to the present day illustrating domestic, public and industrial buildings

  • detailed drawings and reports on buildings of interest because of their style or function

  • surveys of archaeological sites, such as Roman forts and medieval villages, which may survive only as earthworks or marks in vegetation

You can search the catalogue without registering, but you’ll need to register for a Heritage Passport to place an order, save records as Favourites and save your searches.  Registration is free.

Type
Database
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11627
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Irish Times, 1859-2012

Alternative Titles
Weekly Irish Times, 1876-1958
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
PQHN
Description

Explore nearly 150 years of the Emerald Isle’s turbulent history, rich culture, and complex political climate with The Irish Times (1859-2012) and the Weekly Irish Times (1876-1958). From the aftermath of the Great Famine, the launch of the Titanic, and the Easter Rising of 1916, to the World Wars, the Troubles, and today’s most pressing global social issues, Ireland’s “only independent newspaper” lends its authoritative voice to local and international events alike.

The historical Irish Times provides comprehensive news reporting as well as sports, business, arts, lifestyle coverage, and more. Each issue contains in-depth analysis and lively debate of current events. The Weekly Irish Times’ coverage includes The Times Pictorial. These titles provide access to prominent columnists, including arts commentator Fintan O’Toole, satirist Miriam Lord, former Prime Minister Garret FitzGerald, and opinion editorial writers like Tony Blair and Bill Clinton.

Because complete runs of The Irish Times and the Weekly Irish Times have been captured, researchers can follow the progression of events—and even the newspaper’s evolution from “new conservative daily paper” to today’s more progressive publication—over time.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1859 - 2012 (One year of additional content from 1 year ago is added annually.)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11601
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Scotsman, 1817-1950

Alternative Titles
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
PQHN
Description

When it was founded in 1817, The Scotsman was so radical that it was considered “incendiary.” Today, it continues to provide an independent voice and uniquely Scottish analysis of local and global events.


From the death of Sir Walter Scott to the death of Abraham Lincoln, from the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to the fashion for tea salons in Victorian Glasgow, and from the Catholic Emancipation Bill to the crash of the U.S. stock market, The Scotsman captured the unprecedented turmoil and change occurring on both sides of the Atlantic during the 19th and 20th centuries.


Because The Scotsman, part of ProQuest Historical Newspapers™, is delivered on the same platform as The Guardian, The Observer, The Irish Times, and Weekly Irish Times, researchers can easily compare and contrast facts and opinions conveyed in these newspapers. The result is a more comprehensive understanding of the modern history of the British Isles and Ireland.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11597
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