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British History

Finding Primary Sources

For detailed information on finding primary sources in the humanities and social sciences go to the Primary Sources guide.
 
The Library has various databases that will help you locate primary source material on British History topics. They include:
 
  • General Collections
  • News and Magazines
  • Government Documents
  • Digital Book Collections
  • Images
  • Letters and Diaries
  • Other Collections of Note

General Collections 

 
With a single federated search access 11 digital collections.
 
 
 

News and Magazines

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Government Documents

 
 
 
 

Digital Book Collections

 
 
 
 

Images

 
 

Letters and Diaries

Other Collections of Note

Searches catalogs and inventories from over 130 repositories in England.