Digitized collection of Queen Victoria's diaries, with full transcriptions and searching of the journal entries covering the period from the first diary entry in 1832 to her marriage to Prince Albert in 1840.
PublisherProQuest; Bodleian Library, Oxford University
DescriptionComplete online collection of the entire sequence of Queen Victoria's diaries, with full transcriptions and keyword searching of the journal entries covering the period from Queen Victoria's first diary entry in July 1832 to her marriage to Prince Albert in February 1840. Queen Victoria was the longest serving British monarch, reigning as Queen from 1837 to 1901 and as Empress of India from 1877. In total 141 volumes of her journal survive, numbering 43,765 pages. The collection reproduces high-resolution colour images every page of the surviving volumes of Queen Victoria's journals, along with separate photographs of the many illustrations and inserts within the pages. Includes a number of specially-comissioned essays.