Uncovering new information from rarely seen original documents is what drives historical scholars—but accessing and working with those sources can be time-consuming and expensive. Since microfilming the early book archives of the British Museum in 1938, ProQuest has played a pivotal role in preserving and unlocking primary sources for scholarly use. We’ve partnered with an extraordinary range of organizations to provide access to global collections with significant research value—resulting in one source for complete coverage from the Early Modern Period to present day.
Integrated fully with U.K. Parliamentary Papers, Public Petitions to Parliament, 1833-1918 shows how “the people” during the 19th century influenced Parliament on political, ecclesiastical, colonial, taxation, and many other topics relevant to Britain and Empire.