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Introduction

British Online Archives offers a unique opportunity for JISC member institutions to make significant savings on twenty of its most popular primary source collections. This will allow students and researchers to benefit from expanded access to primary resources, helping them gain a greater understanding of their chosen subjects. 

Our collections cover a diverse range of subjects and time periods ranging from colonialism and the world wars to political activism and military intelligence. Collections made available on the framework have been selected based on their relevance to subjects and course modules currently being taught and researched in British universities. All are multi-disciplinary. 

The main ethos of the purchasing scheme is simple: the more you buy, the more you could save.

Dates Covered

1559-2009

Contributors

  • Archive Trust of the Communist Party of Great Britain
  • BBC Written Archives Centre
  • Bethlem Museum of the Mind; Findmypast Ltd
  • British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • British Library
  • Imperial War Museum
  • India Office Library
  • Institute for Commonwealth Studies, Senate House
  • Labour History Archive and Study Centre
  • The British Library
  • The National Archives
  • The National Archives (UK); The British Library
  • University of Warwick. Modern Records Centre

Collections

Licensed to access Apartheid Through the Eyes of South African Political Parties, 1948-1994

Contributor: Institute for Commonwealth Studies, Senate House Contents: 4 Volumes, 33 Documents (7,499 Pages)
Apartheid was a system of white minority rule that prevailed in South Africa for much of the 20th century. This...

Licensed to access BBC Handbooks, Annual Reports and Accounts, 1927-2002

Contributor: BBC Written Archives Centre Contents: 2 Volumes, 116 Documents (23,247 Pages)
This collection contains handbooks, annual reports and accounts published by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) between 1927 and 2002. In...

Licensed to access BBC Listener Research Department Reports, 1937-c.1950

Contributor: BBC Written Archives Centre Contents: 4 Volumes, 51 Documents (10,298 Pages)
This collection contains Audience Research Reports compiled by the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC) Listener Research Department (LRD) between 1937 and...

Licensed to access British Government Information and Propaganda, 1939-2009

Contributor: British Library Contents: 7 Volumes, 1566 Documents (27,856 Pages)
Scanned from source at the British Library, this collection contains a carefully curated selection of materials produced by the British...

Licensed to access British Labour Party Papers, 1906-1969

Contributor: Labour History Archive and Study Centre Contents: 7 Volumes, 57 Documents (6,671 Pages)
The Labour Party was founded in 1900 to represent the interests of trade unions and working-class voters. In political terms,...

Licensed to access The British Union of Fascists: Newspapers and Secret Files, 1933-1951

Contributor: The National Archives Contents: 10 Volumes, 79 Documents (14,285 Pages)
Part of British Online Archives' Politics and Protest series, the resources contained within this collection chart the rise and fall of...

Licensed to access Colonial Africa in Official Statistics, 1821-1953

Contributor: British Foreign & Commonwealth Office Contents: 13 Volumes, 777 Documents (144,428 Pages)
The late nineteenth century 'Scramble for Africa' saw European colonial powers carve up the African continent between themselves. The United...

Licensed to access Colonial Law in Africa, 1920-1945

Contributor: British Foreign & Commonwealth Office Contents: 11 Volumes, 357 Documents (199,176 Pages)
Originally known as the 'Government Gazettes', each item contains the colonial laws for the year they were published. The legal...

Licensed to access Colonial Law in Africa, 1946-1966

Contributor: British Foreign & Commonwealth Office Contents: 12 Volumes, 321 Documents (197,084 Pages)
These gazettes contain copies of the laws and ordinances which were introduced in the years they cover. Each item was...
Worker and Kolkhoz Woman monument, Moscow, modern-day Russia

Licensed to access Communisms and the Cold War, 1944-1986

Contributor: Archive Trust of the Communist Party of Great Britain Contents: 10 Volumes, 178 Documents (14,393 Pages)
This collection contains reports and other records compiled by the Communist Party of Great Britain's (CPGB) International Department between 1944 and...
Representatives from the Soviet Union, UK and US at the 1945 Potsdam Conference in Potsdam, Germany.

Licensed to access Establishing the Post-War International Order, 1944-1961

Contributor: The National Archives Contents: 14 Volumes, 1281 Documents (227,246 Pages)
This collection, curated in association with the National Archives (UK), provides an unparalleled insight into the political, economic, and military...

Licensed to access Life on the Front Line: Diaries, News, and Letters from the First World War, 1914-1919

Contributor: Imperial War Museum Contents: 5 Volumes, 56 Documents (13,214 Pages)
This collection contains an assortment of letters, news bulletins and journals from British soldiers and military men during the First...

Licensed to access Life under Nazi Rule: Reports by Anti-Fascists in Occupied Europe, 1933-1945

Contributor: University of Warwick. Modern Records Centre Contents: 2 Volumes, 17 Documents (2,016 Pages)
This collection contains two newsletters published by the Internationale Transportarbeiter-Föderation/International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), a pan-European trade union, between 1933 and...

Licensed to access Military Intelligence Files: Land, Sea & Air, 1938-1974

Contributor: The National Archives Contents: 12 Volumes, 106 Documents (73,344 Pages)
Part of British Online Archives's wide-ranging World Wars series, the resources contained within this collection shed light on the activities...

Licensed to access Paris Peace Conference and Beyond, 1919-1939

Contributor: The National Archives (UK); The British Library Contents: 9 Volumes, 113 Documents (52,343 Pages)
The Paris Peace Conference was a meeting of Allied diplomats that took place in the aftermath of the First World...

Licensed to access Prosecuting the Holocaust: British Investigations into Nazi Crimes, 1944-1949

Contributor: The National Archives Contents: 8 Volumes, 144 Documents (180,875 Pages)
During the Second World War, the Nazi state was responsible for the systematic enslavement and extermination of millions of Jews....

Licensed to access Records from Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1559-1932

Contributor: Bethlem Museum of the Mind; Findmypast Ltd Contents: 7 Volumes, 329 Documents (131,209 Pages)
Bethlem Royal Hospital is a psychiatric facility in London. It was established as a priory of the Order of St...

Licensed to access Secrecy, Sabotage, and Aiding the Resistance: How Anglo-American Cooperation Shaped World War II

Contributor: The National Archives Contents: 11 Volumes, 222 Documents (59,215 Pages)
When the British and American security services went to war together, their targets included morale, supplies and governments. Sabotage training...
First Lady Florence Harding with Girl Scouts at White House, Washington DC, April 1922.

Licensed to access Transatlantic Civil Society in Periodicals, 1768-1925

Contributor: The British Library Contents: 5 Volumes, 24 Documents (17,226 Pages)
This collection contains a series of American journals, magazines, and trade papers published in the United Kingdom and continental Europe...

Licensed to access World News in Indian Newspapers, 1782-1908

Contributor: India Office Library Contents: 3 Volumes, 106 Documents (111,913 Pages)
Part of our wide-ranging Power and Preachers series, this collection contains copies of three English language newspapers published in India...

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