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ONLINE PRIMARY SOURCES AND RELATED WEBSITES

Historical 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.

Lahore: City of Gardens: A photo gallery of the major historical and architectural sites of Lahore, capital of the Pakistani Province of Punjab.

Harappa: Educational website with hundreds of articles, photos, lithographs, and postcards from British India.

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 period.

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 Parliament.

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.

Sources related to Imperialism: Imperialism: analyses, motives & attitudes, celebrations & objections; India under British rule.

Sources related to Islamic History: Sufism, Islamic nationalism, Islam & liberal democracy, Islam & 19th century European imperialism; maps.

Sources related to Nineteenth-century Britain: Radicalism, liberal reform, social class, Ireland, Victorian sensibility, Victorian literature.

Sources related to India since 1900: The Indian National Congress, Mahatma Gandhi, British policy in India in the 20th century.

Sources related to Decolonization: Retreat from Empire, the Non-Aligned Movement.

Sources related to general Indian History: The Mughal Empire, Western expansion, Indian nationalism, India since Independence, Pakistan since Independence.

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




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Updated: August 2014