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Gale Primary Sources

A groundbreaking environment integrates digital collections for innovative research.

The Making of the Modern World

Primary sources track western development through the lens of trade and wealth.

Smithsonian Collections Online

Brings the past to life with a curated collection of images and documents directly from the Smithsonian archives.

The Economist Historical Archive

Full-text content with search indexes, topic and area supplements, and surveys.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

The largest single collection of period English news media.

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

Content from British Library, National Library of South Africa and many others.

Archives of Sexuality and Gender

LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 covers topics including LGBTQ activism and the HIV/AIDS crisis.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

British Library Newspapers

This fully searchable archive provides a first-hand account of British life in the 19th century.

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive

The complete digital edition (over 260,000 full colour pages) of the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.

State Papers Online

Historic documents are linked by original manuscripts to their calendar or catalog entries.

American Fiction, 1774-1920

More than 18,000 works of fiction in one place, in a consistent format.

Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture

Oliveira Lima Library spotlights colonialism, Indigenous Peoples and much more.

China and the Modern World

A multi-module digitization and publishing program that documents China’s transformation from an imperial dynasty into a modern republic.

Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture 1790-1920

U.S. and global transcripts, forensics, photos, detective novels and more.

Early Arabic Printed Books

Printed Books from the British Library The first full-text digital library of its kind, with content in Arabic script.

World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean

Primary documents are sourced from collections in the U.S. and abroad.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

The largest project of its kind covers the subject from a global perspective.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

Smithsonian Collections Online

Brings the past to life with a curated collection of images and documents directly from the Smithsonian archives.

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Cover-to-cover digitized newspapers with advanced searching capabilities.

Indigenous Peoples of North America

A diverse, appealing search enables intelligent inquiry into culture and heritage.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926

Over 6 million pages from Joseph Sabin's books, pamphlets, serials and other documents.

Associated Press Collections Online

Gives insight into major events, people and trends from the mid-1800s through the twentieth century from the Associated Press Corporate Archive.

British Literary Manuscripts Online

Includes 5 million review citations, with links to 630,000+ full-text reviews.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection

The largest single collection of period English news media.

Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals

Content from British Library, National Library of South Africa and many others.

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Cover-to-cover digitized newspapers with advanced searching capabilities.

Financial Times Historical Archive

Full coverage of the influential periodical supports scholarly research.

British Library Newspapers

This fully searchable archive provides a first-hand account of British life in the 19th century.

Daily Mail Historical Archive: 1896–2004

Contains the regular edition and the Atlantic Editions (printed on cruise liners).

Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950

Liberty charted the moods, lifestyles, fads and fortunes of middle-class America.

Picture Post Historical Archive

Archive The pioneering photojournalism newspaper covered social and political issues.

Punch Historical Archive: 1841–1992

All issues, seasonal numbers and almanacs of the iconic British publication.

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive

The complete digital edition (over 260,000 full colour pages) of the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.

The Economist Historical Archive

Full-text content with search indexes, topic and area supplements, and surveys.

Smithsonian Collections Online

Brings the past to life with a curated collection of images and documents directly from the Smithsonian archives.

The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

Rare, historic primary sources support research of LGBTQ history.

The Telegraph Historical Archive, 1855-2000

Nearly 150 years of the influential paper includes both the daily and Sunday editions.

The Independent Historical Archive

One of the most innovative papers available in terms of design and avenues of investigation.

The Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive

An essential companion for studying literary activity and critical opinion makers.

The Sunday Times Historical Archive, 1822?2006

Analysis and commentary on murder, theatre, sport and politics: all in glorious narrative detail.

The Times Digital Archive

The world's newspaper of record is searchable for invaluable historical research.

Chatham House Online Archive

Research, publications, speeches and archives support history, economics, law, and more.

Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture 1790-1920

U.S. and global transcripts, forensics, photos, detective novels and more.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Primary sources from rare collections worldwide provide unique research opportunities.

Smithsonian Collections Online

Brings the past to life with a curated collection of images and documents directly from the Smithsonian archives.