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.
Extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects. Includes current newspapers and full-text periodicals of major bibliographic resources including CINAHL, BIOSIS, MLA, PsycINFO, ERIC, EconLit, RILM and modern primary sources such as podcasts and transcripts from NPR and CNN.
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.
A substantial collection of LGBTQI+ publications including periodicals, personal papers, manuscripts, photographs and more drawn from countries across the world, including significant content from the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives (AGLA), now known as the Australian Queer Archives (AQuA).
This archive comprises two subject specific collections, Architecture & Design and Art & Photography. Spanning 1854-2005, this primary source collection focuses on art, art history, architecture, and restoration. It covers a range of sub-disciplines, from fine and applied arts through to interior and industrial design, and landscape gardening.
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 collection of poetry and fiction works from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Containing over 480 titles, published from the 1930s to today and including a strong focus on Indigenous and female voices.
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.
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.
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
Includes publications of CMS medical mission auxiliaries, the work among women in Asia and the Middle East, newsletters from native churches, student missions in China and Japan, and 'home' material including periodicals aimed specifically at women and children subscribers.
Content includes India’s Women (1880-1957), Mercy and Truth (1897-1940), along with The Church Missionary Society Record, CMS Historical Record and CMS Annual Reports (1830-1986).
With content digitised from The National Archives, this resource provides an insight into British trade, history and overseas expansion between the 16th and 18th centuries. This collection (CO 1) contains thousands of papers presented to the Privy Council and the Board of Trade between 1574-1757 covering the governance of, and activities in, the American, Canadian and West Indian colonies of England.
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.