Investigate six centuries of U.K. History with rare content unavailable anywhere else

ProQuest’s multi-format collections uniquely reveal how U.K. history evolved over time, and how it has influenced – and continues to influence – people and events around the world. Primary source materials including government documents, personal papers, historical books and more – many available only from ProQuest – enable exploration of six centuries of history from the Early Modern period through the present day, spanning such topics as arts and literature, government and politics, colonization, diplomacy and war, society and social movements.

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British Illustrated Newspapers & Magazines: Resource Guide

British Illustrated Newspapers & Magazines: Resource Guide

Explore some of the topics found in Collection III, including the British Women’s Suffrage Movement, Zeppelins in WWI, British Relations with Egypt, Medicine and War, Women and Work in WWII and more.

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The Impact of Digital Collections

The Impact of Digital Collections

Digitization is fundamentally important to modern scholarship. This study focuses on two collections – Early English Books Online and House of Commons Parliamentary Papers – and their impacts on teaching and learning.

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Queen Victoria’s Journals

Queen Victoria’s Journals

Queen Victoria was the longest serving British monarch. She reigned from 1837 to 1901. In total, 141 volumes of her journal survive, numbering approximately 33,000 pages. Previously, her journals were only accessible by appointment at the Royal Archive.

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U.K. History Collections

Annual Register

Annual Register

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, U.K. History, Academic, Community College, Government, Public,
British Periodicals

British Periodicals

Primary Sources, Interdisciplinary, History & Social Change, U.K. History, Academic,
Colonial State Papers

Colonial State Papers

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, Early Modern History, U.K. History, U.S. History, Academic, Community College,
Country Life Archive

Country Life Archive

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, U.K. History, Indigenous Peoples, Academic, Community College,
Documents on British Policy Overseas

Documents on British Policy Overseas

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, U.K. History, Social Sciences, Military & Diplomatic History, Political Science, Academic,
Early English Books Online

Early English Books Online

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, Early Modern History, U.K. History, Academic,
Early European Books

Early European Books

Primary Sources, History & Social Change, Early Modern History, U.K. History, Social Sciences, Religion & Philosophy, Academic,
Eighteenth-Century Parliamentary Papers

Eighteenth-Century Parliamentary Papers

Primary Sources, Social Sciences, Political Science, History & Social Change, U.K. History, Women's History, Academic, Community College,