Full text of nearly 500 periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, covering literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture.
Provides access to over 7,000 hand-written documents and more than 40,000 bibliographic records covering Britain's colonial relations with the Americas and other European rivals for power, as well as also covering the Caribbean and Atlantic world.
Contains primary source documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), shedding during the 20th Century. It is based on three print series: BritishDocuments on the Origins of the War 1898-1914, Documents on British Foreign Policy 1918-1939, and Documents on British Policy Overseas.
As close to a world newspaper of record, the Times (London) is the oldest continuously published newspaper in the world. The digital archives includes every page since the beginning in 1785. Coverage stops six years before the present, but an additional year is add every year.