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History: a guide to resources

A selective list of freely available web resources relating to history selected by our experts. 

Catalogues

Databases & Digitised Items

Personal Narratives

Portals

Libraries

Research Guides

Catalogues

Access to Archives (A2A)
AIM25 (Archives in London and the M25 area)
Archives Hub
Archives Network Wales

Databases & Digitised Items

British History Online the digital library containing some of the core printed primary and secondary sources for the medieval and modern history of the British Isles

Connected Histories a range of digital resources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain (1500-1900)

Domesday Book (National Archives)

Gazettes online (London, Edinburgh and Belfast Gazettes)

Irish History Online

Prosopography of Anglo-Saxon England (PASE)

Victoria county history

 

Personal Narratives

In the first person  an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives

National Life Stories  Oral History From the British Library Oral History Team

 

Portals

European History Primary Sources

European Historical Bibliographies

History Portal A collection  resources, activities, and workshops for schools, teachers and learners of all ages collated by the  British Library Learning team

Vision of Britain through time

 

Libraries

Guide to history libraries and collections in London

National Archives Bringing together the Public Record Office and the Historical Manuscripts Commission

Raphael Samuel History Centre

Scottish Archive Network

ScotlandsPlaces

 

Research Guides

National Register of Archives
Research guides National Register of Archives

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