ONLINE PRIMARY SOURCES AND RELATED WEBSITES
maps of India: Contains antique maps of British India; links
to Internet sites related to British India.
British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia
(BACSA): This UK organization raise funds to maintain British gravesites in South
Asia and is a valuable resource for family research and historians of British India.
Archaeological Survey of India: This agency of the
Indian government was founded during the British Raj for the preservation of protected
heritage sites and monuments as well as to conduct archaeological excavations and surveys
of newly discovered sites.
Empire's Children: An online resource for
tracing and telling family histories as they relate to the British Empire. The site accompanies
the Channel Four television documentary.
The British Library: A catalogue of thousands of documents
and scanned images relating to the British India from the library's vast collections and
the archives of the India Office.
National Archives of India: The
repository of the non-current records of the Government of India holding them in trust
for the use of administrators and scholars. Originally the Imperial Record Department
founded in 1891 and transferred to New Delhi in 1926.
Digital South Asia Library: Information about
contemporary and historical South Asia including full-text documents, statistical data,
electronic images, cartographic representations, and language instruction.
Digital Dictionaries of South Asia:
Searchable digital dictionaries for each of the twenty-six modern literary languages of
Lahore: City of Gardens: A photo gallery of the
major historical and architectural sites of Lahore, capital of the Pakistani Province of
Harappa: Educational website
with hundreds of articles, photos, lithographs, and postcards from
Rudyard Kipling Society: Photographs, biographical
data, literary selections, and commentary from Anglo-India's greatest writer.
Gerritsen Collection: The largest online
resource for documents and primary sources relating to women's history (access only from LC server).
North American Conference on British Studies: A
scholarly society dedicated to all aspects of the study of Britain and its empire. The
NACBS sponsors scholarly publications, an annual conference, as well as several academic
prizes and graduate fellowships.
North American Victorian Studies
Association: NAVSA was established in 2002 to provide a continental forum for the
discussion of the Victorian period, to encourage a wide variety of theoretical and
disciplinary approaches to the field, and to further the interests of scholars of the
Victoria Research Web: Dedicated to the
scholarly study of nineteenth-century Britain, and to aiding researchers, teachers, and
students in their investigations of any and all aspects of this fascinating period.
Victorian Web: A useful guide to
resources and images relating to Victorian Britain and the Empire; arranged topically.
Victorian Studies: This journal is
devoted to the study of British culture of the Victorian period. It includes
interdisciplinary articles on comparative literature, social and political history, and
the histories of education, philosophy, fine arts, economics, law, and science and an
extensive book review section in each issue.
Portcullis: An electronic
catalogue containing descriptions of around three million records from the archives of
BOPCRIS: The British Official Publications
Collaborative Information Reader Service is a web-based bibliographic database for records and
publications between 1688 and 1995 with abstracts and digitised full-text versions of a limited
number of documents.
Nineteenth-century Collections Online (NCCO):
A resource for 19th century studies. Collections are sourced through partnerships with major world libraries as well as specialist libraries. Content includes monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more.
The Times Digital Archive: Full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page of The Times of London from 1785 through 2007. Each entire newspaper is held, with all articles, advertisements, illustrations, and photos divided into categories. Subject indices can help locate relevant articles.
UK Gazettes Online: Official Newspapers from
London, Edinburgh, and Belfast.
Eurodocs (Britain, 1816-1918): Hundreds of
primary sources and research materials on the internet.
H-Albion: A discussion network
for British and Irish history.
Victoria & Albert Museum:
This London museum contains one of the world's largest collection of artifacts from around
the world including many from British India.
British Empire Links: Contains
links to institutes, online courses, and data relating to the British Empire.
related to Imperialism: Imperialism: analyses, motives & attitudes,
celebrations & objections; India under British rule.
related to Islamic History: Sufism, Islamic nationalism, Islam
& liberal democracy, Islam & 19th century European imperialism;
related to Nineteenth-century Britain: Radicalism, liberal reform,
social class, Ireland, Victorian sensibility, Victorian literature.
related to India since 1900: The Indian National Congress, Mahatma
Gandhi, British policy in India in the 20th century.
related to Decolonization: Retreat from Empire, the Non-Aligned
related to general Indian History: The Mughal Empire, Western
expansion, Indian nationalism, India since Independence, Pakistan
South Asia Section, University of Washington:
The South Asia Section is responsible for acquisition and upkeep of South Asian materials
and for reference assistance for topics relating to South Asia.
Prof. Campion's other course directories of online resources:
HIST 217 Modern South Asia,
HIST 224 Modern Britain,
HIST 328 The British Empire,
HIST 400 Modern Ireland,
HIST 450 The Victorians