Resources

To submit an item for inclusion in this list, please contact our Online Editor, Elly McCausland (eleanor.mccausland@ilos.uio.no)

Web Resources

Australian Newspapers, Historic Australian Newspapers, 1803 to 1954

The British Empire Gateway

Chartist Ancestors

See Malcolm Chase, ‘Digital Chartists: Online Resources for the Study of Chartism’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 14, Issue 2 2009 , pages 294 – 301

Mike Sanders, ‘The Chartist Text in an Age of Digital Reproduction’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 14, Issue 2 2009 , pages 301 – 307

Database of Mid-Victorian wood-engraved Illustration (DMVI)

Reviewed by Brian Maidment, ‘REVIEWS OF DIGITISED SCHOLARLY RESOURCES’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 13: (2008), pp. 108 — 124

The Dictionary of Victorian London

The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online (darwin-online)

Reviewed by Jonathan Smith, ‘REVIEWS OF DIGITISED SCHOLARLY RESOURCES’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 13: (2008), pp. 108 — 124

Contemporary and Historical Census Collections (CHCC)

See by Richard Deswarte, ‘Growing the “Faith in Numbers”: Quantitative Digital Resources and Historical Research in the Twenty-First Century’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

Convict Life (relating to 75,000 convicts transported to Van Diemen’s Land)

The Forget Me Not Archive

Gladcat is an online catalogue of Gladstone’s reading and library, housed at St Deiniols

Great Britain Historical Database Online

See by Richard Deswarte, ‘Growing the “Faith in Numbers”: Quantitative Digital Resources and Historical Research in the Twenty-First Century’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

Great Britain Historical Geographical Information System (GBHGIS)

See Alexis Weedon, ‘Digital Resources and Quantitative Research’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

Historical GIS Research Network

See Alexis Weedon, ‘Digital Resources and Quantitative Research’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

Histpop – The Online Historical Population Reports Website

See by Richard Deswarte, ‘Growing the “Faith in Numbers”: Quantitative Digital Resources and Historical Research in the Twenty-First Century’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

John Leech Sketch Archives from Punch

Mapping Performance Culture: Nottingham 1857-1867

See Alexis Weedon, ‘Digital Resources and Quantitative Research’, Journal of Victorian Culture, 15.2 (2010)

Nines (Nineteenth-Century Scholarship on Line)

See Dana Wheeles, ‘Redesigning NINES’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 15, Issue 1 April 2010 , pages 145 – 149

Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (NCSE)

See Malcolm Chase, ‘Digital Chartists: Online Resources for the Study of Chartism’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 14, Issue 2 2009 , pages 294 – 301

Mike Sanders, ‘The Chartist Text in an Age of Digital Reproduction’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 14, Issue 2 2009 , pages 301 – 307

Nineteenth-Century Poor Law Union and Workhouse Record

The Old Bailey Online: Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913

See Rosalind Crone, ‘Crime – and its Fabrication: A Review of New Digital Resources in the History of Crime’,  Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 14, Issue 1 2009 , pages 125 – 134

Olive Schreiner Letters Online

The Poetess Archive

The Reading Experience Database (RED), 1450–1945

See Matthew Bradley, The Reading Experience Database, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 15, Issue 1 April 2010 , pages 151 – 153

Shafquat Towheed, ‘Reading in the Digital Archive’, Journal of Victorian Culture, Volume 15, Issue 1 April 2010 , pages 139 – 143

Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical

Trade Union Ancestors

The Victorian Plays Project

The Victorian Turkish Baths

Voluntary Action History Society

The Workhouse

 

General Nineteenth Century Web Resources

British History Online

Victoria Research Web (an indispensable research guide)

The Victorian Web

 

General Literary Web Resources

Minor Victorian Poets and Authors

The Pre-Raphaelite Critic: Periodical Criticism of the Pre-Raphaelite Movement, 1846-1900

Romantic Circles

Victorian Literary Studies Archive

Victorian Women Writers Project

The Oscholars (a group of journals and webpages devoted to exploring the literature and arts of the fin-de-siècle)

 

Authors

Most Author Societies (below) provide links to specialist websites.

Mitsu Matsuoka’s Victorian Literary Studies Archive provides an excellent starting point for many writers.

Grant Allen Website

Brontë Parsonage Museum and Brontë Society

The Browning Society

Wilkie Collins Society

The Diary of a Nobody Website

The Charles Dickens Letters Project

The Dickens Project

The Disraeli Project

George Eliot

The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Web

The Thomas Hardy Association

William Morris Society

The Ruskin Society

Robert Louis Stevenson Website

The Rossetti Archive

The Tennyson Society

The Trollope Society

The Oscar Wilde Society

The Ellen Wood (Mrs Henry Wood) Website

The Charlotte Mary Yonge Fellowship

 

Associations

AVSA, Australian Victorian Studies Association

BAVS, British Association for Victorian Studies

BWWA, British Women Writers Association

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies

NAVSA, North American Victorian Studies Association

Research Society for Victorian Periodicals

Victorian Popular Fiction Association

Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada