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Online Resources

Historical Papers

Australian Periodical Publications, 1840-1845. A digital library of Australian journals that began publication between 1840-1845, developed as part of the Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project.
Internet Library of Early Journals. A digital library of 18th and 19th century journals.
Newspapers Digitisation Project: British Newspapers 1800-1900
Penny Illustrated Paper (British Library). Search the complete run of the Penny Illustrated Paper. Published from 1861 to 1913, it contains news of everday life set against the panorama of historical events in Britain and across the Empire.
Penny Magazine Online (1832-1835). The Penny Magazine, published every Saturday, was aimed at the working class and was part of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge's program for liberal reform. It was a source of information on subjects of general, everyday interest, like tea and coffee, well-known places in England, animals and birds of Britain, and descriptions of present-day manufacturing.
The British Library Online Newspaper Archive
Times (London) Digital Archive(1785-1985) Stanford Only
The London, Belfast, and Edinburgh Gazettes, the official newspapers of record in the United Kingdom.
The Word on the Street (National Library of Scotland). Discover early news stories and ballads that informed and entertained Scots between 1650 and 1910 as you browse around 1,800 broadsides.

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Contemporary Papers

Australian Newspapers Online
Channel Islands and Isle of Man Newspapers
English and Welsh Newspapers
Irish Newspapers
London National Newspapers
Scottish Newspapers

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Newspaper Indexes and Catalogs

British Library Newspapers
Official Index to The Times (1906-1980) and Palmer's Index to The Times (1790-1905)
Stanford Only

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Print Resources


Daily Mail, London
Library has: 1914-16; 1942-47
Location: Hoover Institution Library, News Collection, Great Britain, Stacks 15th Floor
Daily Telegraph and Daily News, Sydney
Location: Hoover Institution Library, News Collection, Australia, E1 Stacks
Scottish Sunday Express
Location: Hoover Institution Library, News Collection, Great Britain, E1 Stacks
The Daily Telegraph, London
Volume/date range: Oct. 21, 1969-
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Newspapers (Non-circulating)

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Microform Resources


Bell's Life in London and Sporting Chronicle
London: W. I. Clement,
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 3623)
Daily Express
London, England: C.A. Pearson,
Volume/date range: Began with Apr. 24, 1900 issue.
Notes: Publication suspended Mar. 25-Apr. 20, 1955. Library has: 1914-1919; 1939-45
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 12904)
Daily Herald
London, England: "Limited" Print. & Pub. Co., 1919-1964.
Library has: 1919:Mar.31-Dec.,1920-1951,1952:Jan.-June,Oct.-Dec.,1953-1955
Notes: Publication suspended, May 5-17, 1926; during this period, the British worker, Official strike news bulletin (no. 1-11) was published.
Location: Hoover Institution Library, MICROFILM N23 MFILM 1
Daily Mirror
London: British Library Reference Division, Reprographic Service, [19--]- microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Volume/date range: Began with 28 Apr. 1904 issue. Continues as Daily Illustrated Mirror. Library has: 1914-19; 1935-45
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 12903)
Jewish Chronicle
London: W. Brittain, 1841-
Volume/date range: No. 1 (Nov. 12, 1841)-
Notes: Vol. numbers irregular. Issued in many new ser.; None published June 1842-Sept. 1844.
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 182)
Picture Post
London: Hulton Press, 1938-1957.
Volume/date range: Vol. 1, no. 1 (Oct. 1, 1938)-v. 75, no. 9 (June 1, 1957). Library has: v.1(1938)-v.37(1947)
Location: Hoover Institution Library
1) DA20 .P53 1938/47 GUIDE 1 STACKS
Sunday Express
London, England: London Express Newspaper,
Volume/date range: Began with Dec. 29, 1918 issue. Library has: 1939-45
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 12901)
The Guardian
Former title: Manchester Guardian
Volume/date range: May 5, 1821-
Library has 1821-1972
1) MFILM Unclassified, Media Microtext Collection, Green Library
2) The Guardian Index, 1842-1972: MFILM N.S. 14243, Media Microtext Collection AND Stacks (AI21 .G8 G822), Green Library
The Morning Chronicle
London, The British Library.
Location: Green Library, Media Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 2620)
The People
London, England: Odham Press, -1971.
Volume/date range: Began with Oct. 16, 1881 issue. Library has: 1914-19; 1939-45
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection (MFILM N.S. 12902)
The Times
Former title: Daily Universal Register Jan. 1, 1785-Dec. 31, 1787
London, Times Newspapers Ltd., etc.
Volume/date range: Began with no. 1 (Jan. 1, 1785)
Notes: Suspended Dec. 1, 1978-Nov. 12, 1979. Library has: 1785-
Location: Green Library, Media-Microtext Collection NEWSPAPER 1

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Early English Newspapers (microfilm)
Microfilm collection of broadsides, newspapers, pamphlets, and periodicals published in Great Britain. Collection includes some 500 titles, dating from the beginning of the 18th century to the early 19th century, as well as an array of 17th century corantos, diurnals, and newsbooks. Includes both London titles and "provincial" titles from outlying parts of Britain and colonial possessions.
1) MFILM N.S. 2179, Media Microtext Collection, Green Library
2) Bibliography and Guide: Z6956.G6 R47 1983, Media Microtext Collection & HASRC
English Literary Periodicals, 1690-1900
Contains 341 titles published in Great Britain during the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Although predominantly literary in nature, the collection encompasses a wide variety of subject matters and is a resource for a wealth of cultural information. Almost all the important writers of the period are listed as contributors, including Defoe, Addison, Steele, Swift, Fielding, Johnson, Burke, Smollett, Coleridge, George Eliot, Dickens, Thackeray, and Rossetti.
Location: Green Library, Media Microtext Collection
1) MFILM N.S. 967
2) GUIDE Z 692 S 5U56 1981

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