A new resource for anyone studying or researching nineteenth century British history – the Nineteenth Century Pamphlet CollectionÂ 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.