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Format: Primary Sources (Archival)

Victorian Popular Culture

Primary sources of Victorian popular culture across Britain, America and Europe in the 19th-early 20th century.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Focus on early modern European women’s writing, including digitized manuscripts encompassing subjects such as cookery and medical recipes, accounts, advice, travel writing, autobiographical material, and devotional writings.

Romanticism: Life, Literature and Landscape

Includes notebooks, diaries, guide books, verse and prose manuscripts, and correspondence of major romantic writers. Also has art images and modern photographs of relevant locations.

East India Company

Covering 1600-1947, primary source documents from the British East Indian Office, including Charter, Commission reports, correspondence, diaries, financial documents, legal documents, and inventories.

Empire Online

Covering 1492-1969, documents from the UK Archives and many other institutions, including exploration journals and logs, letter books and correspondence, government papers, missionary papers, travel writing, slave papers, memoirs, fiction, folk tales, marketing poster and maps.

First World War Portal

Documents from Institutions in the UK, Germany, and North America. Includes Diaries and Journals, Films, Leaflets, Memoirs, Notebooks, Official Papers, Pamphlets, Reports, Tribunal Cases, Trench Literature, Posters, Ordinances, Camp Newspapers, Aerial Photographs, Greeting Cards and other Ephemera.