New Primary Source Treasure Trove

NCCO2Nineteenth Century Collections Online provides full-text, fully searchable access to a wide variety of materials documenting the “long” nineteenth century (beginning with the French Revolution and ending with the start of World War I).

Gathered from over 100 libraries around the world, these resources include the following materials in both Western and non-Western languages: books, newspapers and periodicals, letters and diaries, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, maps, sheet music, etc. Specific collections included in this resource are:

  • British Politics and Society
  • European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
  • Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange
  • British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
  • Women: Transnational Networks
  • Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization, and Conquest
  • Photography: The World Through the Lens
  • Science, Technology and Medicine, 1780-1925
  • Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
  • Religion, Spirituality, Reform, and Society
  • Children’s Books and Childhood