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1914-1918 Online International Encyclopedia of the First World War
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An open-source encyclopedia on the First World War, edited and written by more than 1,000 contributors from over 50 countries. Entries can be browsed by theme and by region. This is a free internet resource.
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19th Century British Pamphlets (JSTOR)
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Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. 19th Century British Pamphlets, created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.
The digitization of more than 26,000 pamphlets from collections in seven universities in the UK spanning more than one million pages brings together a corpus of primary sources for the study of sociopolitical and economic factors impacting 19th-century Britain.
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African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998
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African American Newspapers Series 1, 1827-1998, provides online access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.

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African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956
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African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956 complements and expands on African American Newspapers, Series 1. There are 75 newly available newspapers in Series 2. These U.S. newspapers chronicle a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection includes many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.

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African Blue Books, 1821- 1953
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Part of British Online Archives: The Blue Books provide an annual statistical record of activity and life in the colonies and protectorates of the British Empire. The volumes provide detailed records of income and expenditure, population estimates, and provide insight into local and colonial policy and administration.

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Akten des Kaiserlichen Reichshofrats 1486 to 1766
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An online edition of the documents of the Reichshofrat ('Aulic Council') of the Holy Roman Empire (1486-1766). NB: Content and interface are in German only.
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America: History & Life
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Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Article abstracts and bibliographic citations of books and dissertations. You can now search America: History and Life alongside Historical Abstracts.

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American Broadsides and Ephemera
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American Broadsides and Ephemera, covering 1749-1900, offers fully searchable facsimiles of 15,000 broadsides printed between 1820 and 1900 and 15,000 pieces of ephemera printed between 1749 and 1900. Featuring documents produced locally across the country, these rare items vividly capture the daily lives of earlier Americans.
The diverse subjects of the broadsides in this collection range from contemporary accounts of the Civil War and natural disasters to government proclamations and town meeting reports. The collection also offers confessions of convicted criminals, theatre playbills and concert programs, publishers' prospectuses, patriotic and popular songs and poems, campaign literature, items illustrating political party organizations and controversies, and much more. The ephemera include a large number of detailed advertisements, often with full-colour illustrations.

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American History
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This collection traces the progress of American History and covers the themes of colonization and settlement through the revolution, expansion, politics, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction, to World War II.
Module I Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
Module II Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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American Indian Histories and Cultures
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American Indian Histories and Cultures provides access to manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from the earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. It also includes a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.

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American Indian Newspapers
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American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016.
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The American Revolution from a British Perspective, 1763-1783
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The American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) was the culmination of an increasingly fraught relationship between the Thirteen Colonies of British America and the Colonial Government, which represented the British Crown. This collection contains pamphlets authored on both sides of the Atlantic in the eighteenth century. They cover a wide range of subjects, shedding light on colonial governance, taxation, religion, and the debate over territory.

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American slave trade records and other papers of the Tarleton family, 1678-1838
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The Tarleton family were influential merchants in Liverpool during the 18th century. The patriarch of the family, John Tarleton, was a slave trader and slave owner. The main focus of these papers is on their interests in Britain and the West Indies. Their trade also gave them social standing and influence.

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American West
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Comprised of original manuscripts, rare printed books, maps and ephemeral material from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago, American West this collection provides details of frontier life, Indigenous Peoples, vigilantes and outlaws.

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Antigua, slavery and emancipation in the records of a sugar plantation, 1689-1907
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This collection contains records pertaining to the Tudway family's ownership of an Antiguan sugar plantation during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. The papers cover the period from the early slave trade to the post-slavery economy. The combination of statistical ledgers and narrative correspondence provides a unique insight into the operation and eventual abolition of the slave trade in the West Indies.

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Apartheid South Africa 1948-80
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Apartheid South Africa makes available British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices. It includes previously restricted letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activists' biographies and first-hand accounts.
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Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Parts 1 and 2
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This collection brings together approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, including content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources, which shed light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. The archive features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.
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Atheism and Anti-War Sentiments in the Bradlaugh Family, 1833-1948
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Charles Bradlaugh (1833-1891) was a co-founder of the National Secular Society and Editor of the National Reformer. He was responsible for the creation of a secular oath for politicians in the 19th century after he refused to swear the ‘Oath of Allegiance' to the British monarchy due to its religious foundation. This collection also includes papers from Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner (1858–1935), who actively campaigned against the Boer War and the arms race prior to the First World War.

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Australia in records from colonial missionaries, 1808-1967
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This collection includes letters, journals and supplementary material composed by the Society for Propagation of the Gospel's Australian branches during the period 1808-1967. These documents contain reports on the progress of the mission, relations with the indigenous people, the passage to Australia, and insights into how monetary grants were spent. The papers provide an unparalleled insight into the establishment and subsequent development of the Church of Australia.

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AWOL (Ancient World Online)
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A guide to Open Access material relevant to the study and public presentation of the Ancient Near East and the Ancient Mediterranean world.
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Biblioboard
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Biblioboard is a platform to facilitate navigation and curation of some of the vast amounts of historic digitised content available online by sorting it into thematic anthologies which can easily be browsed on this highly visual interface. The British Library's digitisation of 68,000 19th century books is one of the datasets in this platform.

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Bibliography of British and Irish History
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Provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, from 55 B.C. to the present. Successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography.
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Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Parts 1 & 2
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Digitized primary source materials including records of major civil rights organizations, and personal papers of leaders and observers of the 20th century Black freedom struggle in the United States. Covers 1898 - 1992

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Book History Online
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Bibliography on all aspects of book history, in several languages. Continues print version Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book and Libraries.
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Book Sales Catalogues Online
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Book Sales Catalogues Online (BSCO) offers a comprehensive bibliography of book sales catalogues printed in the Dutch Republic.
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'Bray Schools' in Canada, America and the Bahamas, 1645-1900
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The Associates of Dr. Bray was a group comprised of English clergymen and philanthropists who created and funded schools for Black, and to a lesser extent, Indigenous North American, children in the American Colonies between 1758 and 1776. Their aim was not only to educate, but also to Christianise their pupils. This collection contains correspondence files, minute books, and financial reports compiled by the Associates during the period 1724-1900.

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Bristol shipping records: imports and exports, 1770-1917
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The Bristol Presentments are bills of entry derived from official sources, namely the reports and manifests of ships which docked in the port of Bristol in South-West England. These bills are divided into two categories. The first contains details of imports, usually foreign produce carried on foreign vessels. The second records exports, usually produced or manufactured in Britain and destined for foreign markets. This collection thus provides an insightful overview of global trade from the onset of the industrial revolution to the height of the First World War.

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British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
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Includes more than 100,000 pages of primary materials spanning more than 300 years, from the 16th century onwards; also includes biographical information and a bibliography of sources.

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British Diplomacy from the Unification of Germany to the Spanish Civil War, 1863-1939
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Esmé Howard (1863-1939) was an influential British diplomat during the early 20th century. This collection contains extensive material collected over the fascinating and fruitful life of Esmé Howard. This collection includes a plethora of personal correspondence with important figures, further correspondence, memoranda, and other material from his many diplomatic postings, his personal diaries, and files documenting his personal estate. As such, the collection offers a compelling account of British diplomacy during and after the First World War.

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British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador's letters, 1909-1962
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This collection presents the correspondence of Arthur C. Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank. It sheds light on Anglo-American relations from the First World War to the Second; and it reveals Murray's personal and political relationship with Franklin D. Roosevelt through his Presidency until his death in 1945.

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British Government Information and Propaganda, 1939-2009
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Collection of materials produced by the British Ministry of Information (MOI) and Central Office of Information (COI) during the period 1939-2009. Items range from posters and stickers to pamphlets and guidance booklets, covering public health, education, social security, civil defence and more.
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British History Online
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British History Online is the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust. Key content includes: the Victoria County History of the Counties of England, Fasti Ecclesiae Anglicanae, English Heritage's Survey of London, Office Holders in Modern Britain, historic maps from the Ordnance Survey and multiple series of the Calendars of State Papers.

Most content is freely available but circa 20% is premium content that can only be accessed by purchasing a subscription.
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British Military Lists
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Details of officers who served in the British Army, Navy and Air Force in the First and Second World Wars.
Part of the National Library of Scotland's Digital Gallery.
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British Online Archives
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Access to digitised copies of archives held in Britain, with a detailed finding aid for each archive held. Collections held include Parliamentary Labour Party papers , BBC Handbooks and Listener Research, and World War One diaries. Other collections cover missionary records, the industrial revolution, and records of Britain's relationship with the Americas, Asia and Africa.

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British Parliamentary History, 1102-1803
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This collection contains manuscripts and records relating to the history of Parliament and British politics. It covers the most important events which gave rise to the modern British state, from Magna Carta and the Civil Wars to the Act of Union and the birth of Empire. The documents themselves are many and varied, including Parliamentary papers, debate records, and private diaries.

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The British Raj: Resistance and Reform in India, 1879-1910
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This collection covers the rule of Viceroys Lord Curzon and Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound in the British India between 1899 and 1910. Lord Curzon's rule largely contextualises the bulk of the files that pertain to Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound's time in office. The collection contains departmental papers giving a vital and fascinating look at infrastructure, the military, commerce and industry, foreign affairs, health, and internal security and governance in the British Raj.

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British records on the Atlantic World, 1700-1900
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Included as part of British Online Archives, this series documents the colonial, missionary and commercial history of British activities in the Atlantic and Caribbean. Many of the collections provide original documents on Britain's role in the slave trade.

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British Society, 1939-1951 (formerly known as War, State and Society)
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Provides access to documents from the collections of eleven U.K. government departments, each responsible for dealing with and reporting on the domestic situation in Britain during the Second World War and its aftermath.
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The British Union of Fascists: newspapers and secret files
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Part of British Online Archives: Publications from the BUF, newspapers, and declassified Home Office and Security Service files on Oswald Mosley and other BUF members. The collection documents government investigations into, and imprisonment of, British fascists during World War 2.

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British women trade unionists on strike at Bryant & May, 1888
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The matchwomen who were employed by Bryant and May went on strike over their working conditions in 1888. Their strike is historically significant due to the fact that it was led by working class women, many of whom were immigrants from Ireland. These papers combine business records from Bryant and May with press coverage of the strike and photographs of the women who were involved.

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Byzantinische Bibliographie Online
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Byzantinische Bibliographie cumulates the annual bibliographies published in the Byzantinische Zeitschrift from volume 98 (2005) onwards. It contains around 30,000 entries in total, with about 4,000 new entries added each year. Users can browse the bibliography by subject or seach by keyword, author, publication type, publication year, publisher or ISBN/ISSN.
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Canada in records from colonial missionaries, 1722-1952
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This collection includes letters and supplementary material compiled by the Canadian branch of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (SPG), 1722-1952. The documents detail the day-to-day activities of SPG missionaries, including their work in churches, schools, and indigenous communities. The collection provides students and scholars with a unique overview of British colonial and Canadian history.

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The Cecil Papers
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An archive of the letters of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612). Includes colour images from the original Cecil Papers & the Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Marquess of Salisbury.

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Chamberlain Papers
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Papers of major C.19 and C.20 political figures Joseph, Austen and Neville Chamberlain accessed via Cengage’s Archives Unbound platform.
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Chatham House Online Archive
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Enables users to explore research, expert analysis and commentary from the eminent think tank, the Royal Institute of International Affairs. Includes unique access to thousands of hours of audio recordings of Chatham House lectures and their fully searchable transcripts offering valuable insight into the thoughts of key figures. Covers 1920 to 2008.
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China, America and the Pacific
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An extensive range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history.

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China and the Modern World: Diplomacy and Political Secrets (1869-1950)
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This database comprises a compilation of 4,204 rare China-related historical documents from three series within the India Office Records now held at the British Library: the Political and Secret Department Records, the Burma Office records, and the Records of the Military Department.
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China: Culture and Society
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With documents encompassing events from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People's Republic, this resource collects sources from nine archives to give an insight into the changes in China during this period.

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Church Missionary Society Periodicals
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This resource encompasses publications from the CMS, the Church of England Zenana Missionary Society and the latterly integrated South American Missionary Society. Documenting missionary work from the nineteenth to the twenty-first century, the periodicals include news, journals and reports offering a unique perspective on global history and cultural encounters.
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Church of England and social change in Manchester, 1635-1928
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This collection contains the parish registers and capitular records of Manchester Cathedral and its predecessor, the Collegiate Church, from 1635 to 1928. The parish registers include records of baptisms, burials, marriages, summary marriages, and banns objections. The capitular records detail the management of Chapter Estates and finances.

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