Resources

morris2Resources for Nineteenth-Century Research

Resources available through the McKeldin Library website
(UMD login required):

British Periodicals Collection: search all the major (and many minor) periodical publications from the nineteenth century. An extraordinary resource.

Empire Online: important documents related to the British empire, easily searchable.

Victorian Popular Culture: from magic to music halls, a wealth of materials.

morris2Literature On-Line (LION): search poems, novels, and other writing from the nineteenth century.

Resources on the Web:

BRANCH: Britain, Representation and Nineteenth-Century History
(a great, free resource of short articles by reputable scholars in the field)

Mapping Emotions in Victorian London
(Stanford-based project linking nineteenth-century texts to specific sites in London)

The Hoarding
(news about nineteenth-century scholarship)

Victorian Research Web

Sally Mitchell’s Guide to Victorian Research

The Voice of the Shuttlemorris2
(links to other sites)

The Victorian Poetry Network

Victorian Serial Novels
(Read Victorian novels the way the Victorians read them!)

British Library
(primary sources from the British Library, including maps, drawings, early recordings, manuscripts, early photography, illustrated books, and theater programs)

Broadside Ballads
(from the Bodleian Library’s collection)

The PreRaphaelite Critic
(“periodical criticism of the PreRaphaelite Movement, 1846-1900”)

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Victorian Women Writers Project
(amazing resource of primary texts by women)

The Workhouse

NAVSA
(North American Victorian Studies Association)

NVSA
(Northeast Victorian Studies Association)

The Rossetti Archive

Census Records
(from 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, and 1901)

Victorian Valentines

Victorian Photography

NBOL-19
(reviews of recent nineteenth-century scholarship)

Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net
(free, high-quality on-line journal)

Victorianist Collective
(consortium of scholars between New Haven and Philadelphia)