Nineteenth Century Pamphlet Collection – now available from JSTOR

A new resource for anyone studying or researching nineteenth century British history – the Nineteenth Century Pamphlet Collection is now available from the A-Z list of online resources.


This collection provides access to digitised versions of a range of nineteenth century British pamphlets held in seven UK research libraries. The collection includes:


Bristol Selected Pamphlets – covering topics including 19th century commerce, economics, finance, politics, religion and society.

Cowen Tracts – the collection of Joseph Cowen (1829-1900) a social reformer and MP for Newcastle on Tyne.

Earl Grey Collection – from the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Earls Grey, topics covered include parliamentary reform, colonial affairs and Catholic emancipation.

Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection (1545 – 1900).

Hume Collection – personal collection of Joseph Hume (1777-1855), a radical Member of Parliament. Covers the major political, economic and social developments of the time.

Knowsley Pamphlet Collection – reflects the political careers of the Earls of Derby, 1830-1868.

LSE Selected Pamphlets (1800-1899)- collection includes political party materials, resources from pressure groups and cooperative movements.

Manchester Selected Pamphlets

Wilson Anti-Slavery Collection – a collection of 19th century anti-slavery pamphlets.


To search the collection you can either select a particular collection or alternatively you can search JSTOR and limit your results to pamphlets to see just materials from the 19th Century Pamphlet Collection.