Late 17th to early 20th century

British Periodicals contains four separate collections of facsimile page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the 17th to the early 20th centuries.

  • Collection I: Over 160 journals from the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
  • Collection II: Over 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts. Topics include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
  • Collection III:  Leading publications from the early 20th century, taken from the  “Great Eight” illustrated periodicals. Topics include news, politics, miscellany, art, photography, literature, and satire.
  • Collection IV : Eclectic mix of major popular titles from the 20th century.Topics include socialism, the labour movement, international affairs and conflicts, leisure, rural life, the arts, travel, empire, and childhood. 
Materials Indexed: Journal Articles, Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles, Periodical Titles, Primary Sources Database Type: Archival Collections, Full Text Collection, Newspaper Collection Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Art & Architecture, Dramatic Arts, Economics, English, Government, History (World), Law & Society, Literary Criticism, News Sources, Political Science, Primary Sources, Theater -- Reviews & Criticism Broad Category: Arts, Humanities, Languages & Literatures, Multidisciplinary, Sciences, Social Sciences