Tag: British History

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Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957: online database now live

July 8th, 2014 at 10:07

We now have full online access to the Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957: “The Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 consists of the complete, fully searchable facsimile archive of The Picture Post, the iconic newspaper published in Britain from 1938-1957 that defined the style of photojournalism in the 20th century. The Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957 provides students and [...]

Eighteenth Century Journals III- Newspapers and Periodicals, 1680-1816: newly added to the eLibrary Gateway

June 18th, 2013 at 10:06

We now have access to Part 3 of the Eighteenth Century Journals database: “Eighteenth Century Journals III is drawn from British Library Newspapers at Colindale and from Cambridge University Library. At the request of scholars and librarians, it focuses on journals published outside of London,…[including]  Canadian, Caribbean and Indian journals and can explore the ways [...]

The Spectator Archive: 180 years of history now online

June 14th, 2013 at 07:06

The archive of the Spectator magazine is now available online: “For the first time, both scanned and digitised copies of the magazine from July 1828 to December 2008 can be browsed online using the beta Spectator Archive.”

Multimedia resource: Roundabout

April 29th, 2013 at 09:04

“Over 600 Technicolor cinemagazine stories from the series Roundabout (1962-1974) are now freely available thanks to the British Film Institute. Produced by the Central Office of Information to showcase British manufacturing and promote the ethos of the Commonwealth, this eclectic mix of official opening ceremonies and factory production lines bears glamorous witness to a Britain [...]