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19th Century Masterfile
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Compilation of 70 indexes covering articles published before 1930. American and British periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, image archives, government documents, and U.S. Patents. Provides links to selected full-text.

Periodical Indexes ("Series I")

  • Poole's Index to Periodical Literature (1802-1906)
  • Catalogue of Scientific Papers (1800-1900, Royal Society, Great Britain)
  • The Psychological Index (1894-1905)
  • Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922, Jones and Chipman)
  • Index to Periodicals (1890-1906, Stead)
  • An Alphabetical Subject Index and Index Encyclopedia to Periodical Articles on Religion (1890-1899, Richardson)
  • Cumulative Index to a Selected List of Periodicals (1896-1899)
  • plus indications of matches in the databases America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts; handy links to blank search forms in these databases

Book Indexes ("Series II")

  • ALA Guide to General Literature
  • ALA Portrait Index
  • Wright American Fiction (II, 1851-1875)

Newspaper Indexes ("Series III")

  • Index to the New York Times (1863-1906)
  • Index to the New York Daily Tribune (1875-1906)
  • Palmer's Index to the Times (London, 1880-1890)
  • Index to the Oregon Spectator (1846-1854)

Harper's Magazine and other magazine Indexes ("Series IV")

Document Indexes ("Series V")

  • A Compilation of the Message and Papers of the Presidents (1789-1897)
  • Subject matter index of patents issued by the U.S (1790-1873)
  • Cobett's Parliamentary History of England (1066-1803)
  • Hansard's Index to Debates, House of Commons (1803-1830)
  • Hansard's Index to Debates, House of Lords (1803-1830)
  • Descriptive Catalogue of the Gov. Publications of the U.S. (Poore, 1774-1881)
  • Congressional Record (1789-1925; Annals of Congress 1789-1824; Register of Debates 1824-1837; Congressional Globe 1833-1873)

2.5 million new full-text links to the HathiTrust archive

The Index to the Farmer's Bulletin 1889-1939

Indexes to the Annals of Congress 1789-1894 and Register of Debates 1824-1837

Comprehensive Index to the Publications of the U.S. Government (Ames) 1883-1893

Index to the Congressional Globe 1833-1873

Special emphasis has been placed on raising the accessibility of fulltext documents-from Open Access Repositories (e.g., HathiTrust, Library of Congress), ongoing fee-based repositories (e.g., JSTOR) as well as independent producers (e.g., Readex, HeinOnline).

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s),  Government Publication,  Key Database(s) 
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Vendor Name:Paratext
Research Guides: 19th Century Periodicals, British History, English Literature & Language, History, Newspapers, U.S. Federal Government Research
Coverage:1800-1930