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1. The Times [1785 - ]

Database topics
News; British and Commonwealth History; General and Reference Works
Newspaper
ill. 60 cm.
The complete digital edition of The Times (London) can be searched using keywords to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching. Covers 1785-2008.
Green Library
Database topics
British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; British and Commonwealth History
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Database topics
News; British and Commonwealth History
The British Library holds the only complete run of the Penny Illustrated Paper, published between 1861 and 1913. It provides a valuable and entertaining source of detailed information on everyday life and historical events in Britain and across the Empire. In January 1908, the newspaper's title was changed to P.I.P. Penny Illustrated Paper. Five years later, the title was lost altogether when it became absorbed into London Life.
Database topics
News; British and Commonwealth History; Economics and Business
The Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2006, can be searched and browsed by article and page by page. It includes over 700,000 pages of past issues for the stated period of coverage, including Special Supplements and the FT Magazine. Founded to serve the immediate needs of the City of London, the Financial Times quickly broadened its coverage, recognizing that global financial and economic issues were to become the predominant forces of the twentieth century. Incorporating its rival the Financial News in 1945, the Financial Times expanded in the post-war years, reporting on topics such as industry, energy and international politics in full for the first time. In the final decades of the twentieth century, coverage of management, personal finance and the arts was added, to make the paper what it is now-- a complete general newspaper for the businessman. The historical archive of the Financial Times, which is today distributed on its distinctive pink paper to more than a million readers worldwide, is an essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying the public affairs and financial history of the last 120 years.
Database topics
News
Newspaper
electronic text : HTML files.
www.gsb.stanford.edu For remote access, mobile app and education tools, create an account using your Stanford email at https://registration.ft.com/corporate/signup/fzTXLTgP4nLjU
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; News
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
Full-text articles and images from the Daily mail (1896-2004) and the Daily mail Atlantic edition (1923-1931). Includes essays on the Daily Mail.
Database topics
General and Reference Works; British and Commonwealth History
Online bibliography of published material relating to the history of the Greater London area. Core data for the project has been taken from Heather Creaton's bibliographies of London history and coverage is being extended to the present day.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; General and Reference Works
The Royal Historical Society bibliography is a database containing 350,000 records on British and Irish history, including relations with the empire and Commonwealth during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. The bibliography includes books, articles in journals and collective volumes, and review articles, incorporating the content of the print annual bibliographies. Includes data and links to the related websites Irish history online and London's past online.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History
The Bibliography of British and Irish History (BBIH) provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present. It is the successor to the Royal Historical Society Bibliography of British and Irish History, available online from 2002 to 2009. The Bibliography aims to be as comprehensive as is practical for publications since 1900 and has been enriched by co-operation with other projects. Data from the London's Past Online project were added to the database in January 2003 and the first batch of data from Irish History Online was added in August 2004, with further batches from both projects being added later. From the end of 2006 the Bibliography has co-operated with teams working under the auspices of the Scottish Historical Review Trust which will henceforth edit the primarily Scottish titles in the database. All titles included in The Royal Historical Society Bibliography on CD-ROM (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998) are included in the database (with the exception of unpublished theses).
Database topics
British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
  • Fast literature
  • Street ephemera : posters, advertising, playbills, ballads and broadsides
  • Penny fiction
  • Cartoons
  • A complete collection of Tallis' Street Views
  • Chapbooks
  • Street Cries
  • Swell's guides to London prostitution, gambling and drinking dens
  • Tourist guides and topography
  • Manuscripts of George Gissing.
Full-text searchable resource, containing colour digital images of rare books, ephemera, maps and other materials relating to 19th and early 20th century London; designed for both teaching and study, from undergraduate to research students and beyond. Will be of interest to students and scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including literature, cultural studies, urban studies, social history and the study of leisure and tourism. There is a strong emphasis on rare or unique material, particularly in the range of ephemera and street literature available.There is also an emphasis on visual material. The documents are drawn from the holdings of the Lilly Library, the rare books, manuscripts, and special collections library of the Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington.
Database topics
British and Commonwealth Literary Studies; News
Book
1 online resource
Launched in 1855, the Telegraph was the first daily morning paper. By 1876, the Telegraph was the largest-selling newspaper in the world, with a circulation of 300,000. Under the editorship of poet and Orientalist Edwin Arnold from 1873 to 1899, the newspaper published widely on foreign affairs and foreign cultures. Its dedication to foreign news coverage was evidenced by its employment of several renowned special correspondents over the years; Winston Churchill, who reported from India in 1897, Rudyard Kipling, who braved the trenches of the First World War, and Clare Hollingworth, who, as the first female war correspondent, relayed the start of the Second World War from Poland. During the twentieth century, the Telegraph cemented its reputation as a pioneering yet reliable source of news reporting. The newspaper's commitment to lively copy was matched by its desire to position itself at the forefront of journalistic innovation; it published the first crossword to appear in a newspaper in 1925, the first television column in 1935, and became the first British newspaper to launch a website in 1994. The publication of the Telegraph is generally seen by press historians as the start of a new era of journalism that emerged following the repeal of the stamp duty, marking the first step towards the mass-market journalism of the Daily Mail. The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000 has over 1 million pages of content and includes the Sunday edition from its inception in 1961. The archive offers a fundamental insight into domestic and international affairs and culture over a timespan of almost 150 years.