Waterloo Directory of English Newspapers and Periodicals

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1800 - 1900
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher North Waterloo Academic Press, Waterloo, Ontario Canada
  • Resource Types Article Database
  • Description Database listing 50,000 newspaper and periodical titles covering all subject areas. Scope includes titles in any language, published during any part of their life-span in England between January 1,1800 and December 31, 1900. The Directory is the most comprehensive reference work on 19th century English newspapers available.Series 2 (2003), compared to Series 1 (1997), includes all 25,000 of the Series 1 (1997) entries, most of them now updated, and an additional 25,000 entries, for a total of 50,000. It has 4,000 more facsimile title pages for a total of 9,000, and includes 48,000 personal names. For instance, every name in the DNB and Modern English Biography which is associated with a Victorian periodical appears here. Library locations are provided for the UK and North America. Indexes are provided by title, subject, place of publication (by town and county), issuing body and people. (Updated daily)