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19th Century Periodicals: British Periodicals
A guide to finding 19th Century periodicals covering a variety of topics.
This resource offers facsimile page images and searchable full text for nearly 500 British periodicals published from the 17th century through to the early 21st.
British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
The Periodical Press
Essays and Belles-Lettres
Politics / Political Science
Serial Fiction / Serialized Fiction / Serial novels / Serialized novels
Slavery and Anti-slavery movements
Religion and Theology
English literature / English writing / English periodicals
Scottish literature / Scottish writing / Scottish periodicals
Irish literature / Irish writing / Irish periodicals
Women's literature / Women's writing
Theatre / Theater / Drama
Seventeenth-century literature / Seventeenth-century writing / Seventeenth-century periodicals
Eighteenth-century literature / Eighteenth-century writing / Eighteenth-century periodicals
Nineteenth-century literature / Nineteenth-century writing / Nineteenth-century periodicals
Twentieth-century literature / Twentieth-century writing / Twentieth-century periodicals