- All issues from 47 national, regional and local newspapers, from the British Library holdings.
- Authorized users:
- Mobile support:
- Resource type:
- 1800 - 1900
- Accessibility statement:
- Gale's Electronic Product Accessibility Policy
- Database interface:
From the Gale information page, as of January 2020:
British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800–1900 is part of the British Library Newspapers series, providing researchers with the most comprehensive collection of national and regional newspapers of Victorian Britain available. This full-text, fully-searchable digital archive includes 47 papers originating in England, Scotland, and Ireland, carefully selected by an editorial board from the British Library and providing a broad yet detailed view of nineteenth-century Britain and the world. The collection is made up of daily and weekly publications and reflects Britain's growing role as a dominant power in the nineteenth-century world.
Multidisciplinary in scope, newspapers in British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800–1900 range from early tabloids like the Illustrated Police News to radical papers like the Chartist Northern Star. Other notable papers of Part I include the Morning Chronicle, with famous contributors such as Henry Mayhew and John Stewart Mill; the Graphic, publishing both illustrations and news as well as illustrated fiction; and the Examiner, the radical reformist and leading intellectual journal.
Laurier Library provides access to Part I only. Part II, III, and IV provide many additional titles.
- Subjects covered:
- Alternate titles:
- Nineteenth Century British Newspapers
- 19th Century British Newspapers
- British Library Newspapers, Part I: 1800-1900
- Gale Primary Sources : British Library Newspapers