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Using Primary Sources on the Web
A brief guide developed by the Reference and User Services Association of the American Library Association designed to provide students, teachers and researchers with information to help them use and evaluate the quality of primary source materials that can be found on the web.
British History Online
A "digital library of text and information about people, places and businesses from the medieval and early modern period." Searchable, or browsable by type of history (administrative, ecclesiastical, local, London, and parliamentary), place, or source.
Queen Victoria's Journals
"The Queen Victoria's Journals resource is the product of a unique partnership between the Bodleian Libraries and the Royal Archives, working in collaboration with the online publisher ProQuest. This website reproduces as high-resolution colour images, every page of the surviving volumes of Queen Victoria's journals, along with separate photographs of the many illustrations and inserts within the pages. Each page is also being meticulously transcribed and re-keyed, allowing for journals to be searched."--queenvictoriasjournals.org
The British Empire
This site examines the scope and impact of the British Empire from a number of different perspectives, showing how the British affected the regions they governed as well as how those regions affected the British.
This searchable site features timelines of events in Great Britain from 800 to 1499. "Maps show the locations of castles, abbeys, and cathedrals in England, Scotland, and Wales. Every person and building on this site has its own timeline and links to related subjects.
Treasures from the National Archives
"The National Archives of England, Wales and the United Kingdom ... span[s] 1000 years of British history, from Domesday Book of 1086 to government papers recently released to the public." View images of original documents and artifacts by theme or date.
Incredibly comprehensive and thorough site on English Kings Henry VII and VIII and Edward VI, and Queens Jane Grey, Mary I, and Elizabeth I. Also includes information on Henry VIII's wives, short to full-length biographies, some with portraits, of important figures in Tudor history, primary and secondary sources for research and historical maps from the period.
World Wide Web Virtual Library
A comprehensive index to websites in the area of British history.
Fashion and Courtship in The Victorian Age
A site collecting various PDFs and documents on the history of Victorian fashion and etiquette.