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Eight Centuries

Previous title: 19th Century Masterfile. Nineteenth century periodical literature, presidential papers, patents, and government publications. Includes Poole's Index to Periodical literature, Hansard's Index to Debates, and more.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1786 - 1907
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher Paratext
  • Resource Types Article Database
  • Description Previsouly known as 19th Century Masterfile, this collection provides access to the periodical literature of the nineteenth century. Included is an online version of Poole's Index to Periodical Literature, 1802-1906; the foremost index for nineteenth century periodicals. Also included are: Index to Legal Periodical Literature (1786-1922), ed. Jones and Chipman; Index to Periodicals (1890-1902), by W.T. Stead; and An Alphabetical Subject Index and Encyclopedia to Periodical Articles on Religion (1890-1899), ed. Ernest Cushing Richardson. The full-text of articles is not provided; check the library catalog to see if the UW-Madison Libraries have the journals indexed by this resource. Series V of 19th Century Masterfile provides access to several basic resources for eighteenth and nineteenth century research. These include: 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); and Descriptive Catalogue of the Government Publications of the U.S. (1774-1881). (Not updated)