This 19th century John Murray Publishing archive includes correspondence, financial papers, book drafts, and advertisements. It covers biographies of key figures, commissioned essays, and an exhibition of the life cycle of the book. Key authors include: Lord Byron, Charles Darwin, David Livingstone, Sir Walter Scott, Washington Irving, Jane Austen, Elizabeth Eastlake and Isabella Bird, William Gladstone, Robert Peel and Benjamin Disraeli, Austen Henry Layard and Charles Lyell. By Adam Matthew Digital.
This collection focuses on maritime exploration starting through the age of discovery and search for the new world. Key figures include: Vasca da Gama, Columbus, Captain Cook, Charles Darwin, Sir Ernest Shackleton. Captains' Log of HMS Bounty, HMS Assistant, HMS Discovery, HMS Resolution. Journal of the ship Chesterfield and more.
This collection contains 2.5 million pages of gay and lesbian (LGBTQIA) publications. Material includes periodicals, personal papers, manuscripts, photographs, ephemera, from countries from across the world and included Australian newspaper cuttings and other documents. Includes content from Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (AGLA).
Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange contains a range of primary source collections related to international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century.
Documents include government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, missionary files and papers, personal letters and diaries, nautical charts, maps, shipping ledgers, company records, and expedition and survey reports and more.
This database is a resource for the study of:
The history of British and U.S. foreign policy and diplomacy
A growing collection of poetry and fiction of Australiasia including Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Hawaii, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Rotuma, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga, Vanuatu and more including indigenous and female voices represented.
This is an online streaming database of documentary and educational videos from many of Australasias video publishers. The collection contains more than 500 hours of content and includes video published from the mid-20th century to the present day, covering regional perspectives in a broad range of disciplines. Content has been sourced from several collections including: National Film & Sound Archive, SBS, George Andrews Productions, Beamafilms, and Electric Pictures.
Australian Heritage Bibliography (AHB), formerly HERA, produced by the Australian Heritage Commission, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment.
Hosted on the EBSCO platform, this database contains over 627,000 article and book citations. It covers public figures, including actors, artists, business people, educators, military leaders, politicians, religious leaders, scientists, sports figures, statesmen, teachers, writers, etc. Document supply available.
Encyclopædia Britannica Online includes the complete encyclopaedia online along with additional material. Also included are Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, Britannica Student Encyclopaedia and the Britannica Book of the Year. You can use Encyclopædia Britannica Online to search an Internet directory that includes more than 300,000 links to Web sites selected, rated, and reviewed by Britannica editors. Document supply available.
Provides full-text access to hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th to the early 20th century. Subjects covered include literature, philosophy, science, social sciences, music, drama, art and architecture. Document supply available.
British Politics and Society includes primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the 19th century. Collections within this archive include Home Office records, papers of British statesmen, working class autobiographies, ordnance surveys, drawings, maps, newspapers, periodicals, photographs, poster, pamphlets and more. This database is a resource for the study of British domestic and foreign policy, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, leisure and many others. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
A searchable online collection of more than 260 volumes published in various history series by Cambridge University Press since 1960.
This collection provides unique authoritative content covering history in 15 different subject areas including world history, ancient and medieval history, economics, science, literature, philosophy and religion.
By Gale. This archive of 3 million pages charts the study of the history of the child in Europe, Asia, North America, Australia and Latin America during the Long Nineteenth Century. It includes childrens literature texts documenting the changing construction of childhood, the growing popularity of childrens literature, and the legal and sociological contexts. Document supply available. Part of Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Over 100 years of this major UK national newspaper can be viewed in full digital facsimile form, with copious advertisements, news stories and images that capture 20th century culture and society. It also includes also includes the Daily Mail Atlantic Edition, which was published on board the cruise ships that sailed between New York and Southampton between 1923 and 1931.