British & Irish History Resources with Primary Sources

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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney.   [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters...   [more info]
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The British Newspaper Archive contains millions of digitized newspapers owned by the British Library.  While searching is free, there is a fee to download full text articles. JMU Libraries are not responsible for paying these fees.   [more info]
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Not recommended for use in Google Chrome.  Please use Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Safari.  C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an all-inclusive bibliographic tool for 19th-century research.   [more info]
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Primary documents (church, state, estate, and personal) from one village in England over the course of four centuries.   [more info]
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Early English Books Onlineā„¢, 1475-1700 (EEBO) provides digital access to more than 100,000 literary and historical classics.   [more info]
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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...   [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material.   [more info]
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Interface change coming soon! The FirstSearch platform will transition to WorldCat Discovery on December 31, 2015. OAIster contains thousands of multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide.   [more info]
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Search every word of every page of The London Times, and view PDF facsimiles of either a specific article or a complete page.
 
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