Primary source materials documenting the experience of poverty in Victorian Britain and efforts involving economic, governmental, and social reform from the National Archives at Kew, the British Library, and the Senate House Library. Content is organized in 10 overarching themes, covering topics including the Poor Laws, workhouses, settlement houses, education, welfare reform, government policy, medicine, and philanthropic efforts of the period.

Database Type: Archival Collections Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Economics, Education, Health Sciences, History (World), Law & Society, News Sources, Political Science, Primary Sources, Sociology Broad Category: Humanities, Social Sciences