Files of the Political Warfare Executive (PWE) from the U.K. National Archives, along with the secret minutes of the special 1944 War Cabinet Committee "Breaking the German Will to Resist." Included here is all the correspondence, minutes and agents’ mission files along with a complete collection of all the airborne propaganda leaflets dropped over mainland Europe during the war by the British and American air forces. Includes leaflets, single sheets and miniature books.
Access to a wide range of British documents; includes finding aids for print and microfilm collections, as well as digital documents. To search for only digital items, limit to DocumentsOnline. To view digital items, add them to your "shopping cart" then download. Includes free and pay-per-view content.
This collection of original source material from British and European archives will enrich the teaching and research experience of those studying history, literature, sociology, education and cultural studies from a gendered perspective.
Access to a curated list of primary sources from the 19th century, including monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages.
Topics include: Asia and the West; British politics and society; British Theatre, Music and Literature; Children's Literature and Childhood; Europe and Africa, colonialism and culture; European literature, the Corvey Collection, 1790-1840; Maps and travel literature; Photography; Religion, reform and society; Science, technology and medicine, Women and transnational networks
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A comprehensive collection that offers a broad range of documents, dated between 1500 and 1930. Included are many rare and fragile manuscripts containing eyewitness accounts and court records of the trials of witches. Documents are primarily in Latin, English, and German.
British government documents, including papers, memos, minutes and reports covering all major British government decisions from 1915-1980. Topics covered include the Empire, decolonisation and the development of the Commonwealth; diplomacy, foreign policy and British involvement in the world wars.
A digital collection of some of the key primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles. Includes parliamentary documents, royal papers, church documents, amongst other things. Includes some pay-per-view content.
Collection of criminal court proceedings of London's Old Bailey from 1674 to 1913, and of the Ordinary of Newgate's Accounts between 1676 and 1772. Includes trials & biographical details of men and women executed at Tyburn.
Pamphlets were an important means of public debate in British history and addressed important social, technological, political and environmental issues. This collection holds 26 000 significant 19th century pamphlets.