Resources 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.
Literature 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)
The Yellow Nineties: open access to digitized little magazines of the 1890s
Mapping Emotions in Victorian London
(Stanford-based project linking nineteenth-century texts to specific sites in London)
(news about nineteenth-century scholarship)
Sally Mitchell’s Guide to Victorian Research
The Voice of the Shuttle
(links to other sites)
Victorian Serial Novels
(Read Victorian novels the way the Victorians read them!)
(primary sources from the British Library, including maps, drawings, early recordings, manuscripts, early photography, illustrated books, and theater programs)
(from the Bodleian Library’s collection)
The PreRaphaelite Critic
(“periodical criticism of the PreRaphaelite Movement, 1846-1900”)
Victorian Women Writers Project
(amazing resource of primary texts by women)
(North American Victorian Studies Association)
(Northeast Victorian Studies Association)
(from 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, and 1901)
(reviews of recent nineteenth-century scholarship)
Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net
(free, high-quality on-line journal)
(consortium of scholars between New Haven and Philadelphia)