Browse by subject - History, Biography and Genealogy

31 - India, Raj and Empire
Alternative titles: also known as 'Raj, India and Empire'
Description: A full-text digital archive taken from the manuscript collections of National Library of Scotland, and covering the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.
Coverage: 1615 to 1947
Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital
Full text: Yes
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32 - India, uprising and reform, 1879-1910: in the records of the Governor-General
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Indian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: The papers of Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, the 4th Earl of Minto, (1845-1914), Viceroy of India between 1905 and 1910, cover a period of dramatic and momentous change in the history of colonial India. This rich, varied and complex collection of documents forms part of a larger archive now held at the National Library of Scotland.
Full text: Yes
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33 - John Johnson Collection : an archive of printed ephemera
Description: A full-text digital archive of from the ephemera collection of the Bodleian Library, illustrating everyday life in Britain in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries. Over 22,000 items and almost 60,000 images are currently available, with over 150,000 images on completion
Coverage: 1700 onwards
Publisher: Proquest
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Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.
34 - JSTOR
Description: A full-text journal archive of over sixteen hundred leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.
Coverage: 1800 onwards
Full text: Yes
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35 - Making of Modern Law
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 22,000 legal treatises on US and British law published from 1800 through 1926. The collection consists of 10 million pages of critical legal history, from casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more.
Coverage: 1800 to 1926
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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36 - Making of the Modern World
Alternative titles: also known as 'Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature'
previously known as 'Making of the world economy'
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 61,000 works on economics and business published from 1450 through 1850. Drawing from the Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, this collection consists of over 12 million pages.
Coverage: 1450 to 1850
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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37 - Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals
Alternative titles: also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals'
previously known as '19th Century UK Periodicals'
Description: A full-text digital archive which covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. Consisting of a multi-part collection, subjects range from art to business, and from children to politics. The periodicals are presented in their original published context.
Coverage: 1801 to 1900
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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38 - Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Dictionary of national biography'
also known as 'Oxford DNB'
also known as 'Online DNB'
also known as 'ODNB'
also known as 'DNB'
Description: An online dictionary containing in-depth descriptons of the lives of over 50,000 men and women who have shaped the history of the British Isles and beyond.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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39 - Oxford English Dictionary
Alternative titles: also known as 'OED'
Description: A full-text online dictionary, accepted as the authority on the evolution of the English language over the last millennium
Coverage: 1000 onwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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40 - Oxford Journals Online
Alternative titles: previously known as 'OJO'
Description: A full-text journal database of over 200 journal titles covering life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, medicine, social sciences, humanities, and law, from Oxford University Press
Coverage: 1996 onwards
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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41 - Perdita Manuscripts : Women Writers, 1500-1700
Description: A full-text digital archive containing manuscripts from early modern women authors from Britain, 'lost' in time since the 16th and 17th centuries.
Coverage: 1500 to 1700
Publisher: Adam Matthew Digital
Full text: Yes
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42 - Queen Victoria's Journals
Description: A digital archive of the personal diaries of Queen Victoria, covering the period from her childhood to her accession to the throne, marriage to Prince Albert, and her Golden and Diamond Jubilees.
Coverage: 1832 to 1901
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/176
43 - Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Bibliotheca Americana'
previously known as 'Joseph Sabin’s Bibliotheca Americana'
also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926'
Description: A full-text digital archive containing works about the Americas published throughout the world. It covers the period from 1500 to the early 1900s, and consists of over 6 million pages from 29,000 works, and based on Joseph Sabin’s seminal bibliography 'Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time'.
Coverage: 1500 to 1926
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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44 - SAGE Journals
Description: A full-text journal database of over 600 journal titles, including those of over 245 learned societies and institutions, across a range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. Library users have access to the Sage Premier collection
Coverage: 2013-
Publisher: Sage
Full text: Yes
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45 - Scotsman Digital Archive, 1817-1950
Description: A full-text digital archive of every issue of The Scotsman newspaper, from 1817 to 1950, in its original published context
Coverage: 1817 to 1950
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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46 - Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709
Alternative titles: previously known as 'Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709'
This resource is part of: British Online Archives
Description: A full-text digital archive of the papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century; from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive
Coverage: 1694 to 1709
Full text: Yes
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47 - Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period
Description: A full-text digital archive of over 60 volumes of lyric poetry by 51 Scottish women poets, written between 1789 and 1832
Coverage: 1789 to 1832
Publisher: Alexander Street Press
Full text: Yes
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48 - SCRAN
Alternative titles: also known as 'Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network'
Description: A digital library of over 500,000 images, movies and sounds from museums, galleries, archives and the media relevant to or about Scotland and beyond.
Coverage: Prehistory onwards
Publisher: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland
Full text: Yes
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49 - Screen Studies Collection
Alternative titles: also known as 'ProQuest Screen Studies Collection'
Description: Provides access to a range of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute; AFI Catalog and Film Index International.
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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50 - Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection
Alternative titles: previously known as '17th and 18th Century Burney Newspapers Collection'
also known as 'Burney collection'
also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Newspapers Collection'
Description: A full-text digital archive of 17 and 18th century newspapers, broadsides and news pamphlets from the Burney Collection. Gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817), this collection represents the largest single collection of early English newspapers from London, the British Isles and the colonies, containing almost 1 million pages and 1,270 titles.
Coverage: 1604 to 1804
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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51 - State Papers Online
Alternative titles: previously known as 'State papers online : the government of Britain, 1509-1714'
also known as 'Early modern government in Britain and Europe'
This resource includes: Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle
Description: A digital manuscript database covering 200 years of British history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne, describing both domestic and overseas activity and events. This resource contains over 3 million manuscript pages and over 500,000 fully searchable calendar and catalogue entries, with links between the two types of document when they are related. The resource also includes introductory essays, research tools, and an image library.
Coverage: 1509-1714
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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52 - Statistical Accounts of Scotland, 1791-1845
Description: A full-text digital archive providing a rich and contemporary account of Scotland during the agricultural and industrial revolutions of the 18th and 19th centuries, taken from Parish and County records
Coverage: 1791 to 1845
Publisher: Edina
Full text: Yes
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Access: This is an open access resource. It can be accessed via the following URL:
https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/120
53 - Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle
Alternative titles: also known as 'State Papers Online: Stuart and Cumberland Papers from the Royal Archives, Windsor Castle'
This resource is part of: State Papers Online
Description: This online archive contains 245,000 folios, and brings together two distinct but historically related collections: The Stuart Papers, the papers of the exiled James II, and VII in Scotland, and his heirs; and the Cumberland Papers, the papers of William Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, second son of George II and military commander of the British Army.
Note: this resource is accessed through the State Papers Online website
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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54 - Times Digital Archive, 1785 - 2010
Alternative titles: also known as 'The Times'
also known as 'The London Times'
also known as 'TDA'
Description: A full-text digital archive of The (London) Times newspaper containing pages from every issue from 1785 to 2010. It covers more than 11 million articles in 1.4 million pages.
Coverage: 1785 to 2010
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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55 - Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive
Description: A full-text digitial archive of the TLS from the first edition in 1902 to 2005

http://connect.nls.uk/login?url=http://infotrac.galegroup.com/itweb/nlibscot?db=TTDA
Coverage: 1902 to 2005
Publisher: Gale
Full text: Yes
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56 - Times of India
Description: The world's most widely circulated English daily newspaper was founded in 1838 to serve British residents of western India. This archive contains material from the first issue up till 2007, covering a range of key historical events.
Coverage: 1838-2007
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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57 - U.K. Parliamentary Papers
Alternative titles: also known as 'Proquest U.K. Parliamentary Papers'
previously known as 'House of Commons Parliamentary Papers'
previously known as 'HCPP'
Description: We are currently experiencing problems with permalinks and full text access to some content. We appreciate your patience as we work to resolve this issue.A full-text digital archive of House of Commons parliamentary papers back to 1715 with supplementary papers back to 1688. Also includes Hansard, the Official report of debates in Parliament from both House of Commons and House of Lords from 1803-2005
Coverage: 1688 onwards
Publisher: Proquest
Full text: Yes
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58 - United Nations iLibrary
Alternative titles: also known as 'UN iLibrary'
Description: The United Nations iLibrary is a single research repository for accessing digital content published by the United Nations Secretariat and its funds and programs.
Coverage: 1996-
Publisher: United Nations
Full text: Yes
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59 - University of St Andrews photographic database
Description: A digital archive of the photographic collection of the University of St Andrews including examples of early photography
Publisher: University of St Andrews
Full text: Yes
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https://auth.nls.uk/eresources/goto/124
60 - University Press Scholarship Online
Alternative titles: also known as 'UPSO'
also known as 'Scholarship Online'
Description: A full-text monograph database of 15,000+ titles, from Oxford University Press and 14 other university presses offering publications in the humanities, social science and business.
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Full text: Yes
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