Nineteenth century periodical literature, presidential papers, patents, and government publications. Includes Poole's Index to Periodical literature, Hansard's Index to Debates, and more.
Time-span1786 - 1907
Resource TypesArticle Database
DescriptionSeries I of 19th Century Masterfile 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)