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19th Century British Pamphlets Collection

jstor Brought to you via the Library’s subscription to JSTOR, the initial release of the 19th Century British Pamphlets collection provides  access to 8200 primary documents about the “socio-political and economic landscape of 19th century Britain”.

Content of the collection includes:

  • pamphlets by and about: Charles Babbage, W.E. Gladstone, Florence Nightingale, Charles Bradlaugh, Joseph Hume, Thomas Paine, John Bright, John Stuart Mill, Robert Peel
  • advertisements, diagrams and maps, petitions, annotations, engravings, portraits, cartoons, letters

Current titles are from the:
Knowsley Pamphlet Collection (University of Liverpool)
Cowen Tracts (Newcastle University)
Hume Tracts (University College London)

A total of 20,000 pamphlets will be available with subsequent releases from the collections of: Durham University, University of Manchester, London School of Economics and Political Science, and University of Bristol.

To search for these documents, use the Limit To: Pamphlet feature available from Advanced Search.

Please feel free to contact the Library Info Desk if you have any queries.  Best wishes to your research!

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