19th Century Collections Added- Children’s Lit. and Religion

Illustration from a mid-nineteenth century edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Private Collection / J. T. Vintage / Bridgeman Images
Illustration from a mid-nineteenth century edition of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
Private Collection / J. T. Vintage / Bridgeman Images. From database.

The Library is pleased to report the purchase of two new collections, housed within the database Nineteenth Century Collections Online:

    • Children’s Literature and Childhood  (NCCO10) - Children's Literature and Childhood provides a wide range of primary sources related to the experience of childhood in the long nineteenth century. Included in the archive are books and periodicals for children including fairy tales, primers and other material related to education, pamphlets produced by child welfare groups, documents and photos related to children and crime, newspapers produced by youths, and much more. Curated by experts in the field of children's literature, this unique assemblage of material is sourced from such renowned institutions as the University of Florida's Baldwin Library Collection of Historical Children's Literature, the National Archives (UK), and the British Library, among others.
    • Religion, Spirituality, Reform and Society (NCCO12)  - This new resource brings together monograph and manuscript collections to help scholars examine religion’s influences on the shaping of politics, law, economics, and society. Manuscripts and monographs explore the intersection of religion and society in the 19th Century enabling scholars to gain understanding of the influence religion had in shaping Western culture.

You can access the Nineteenth Century Collections Online here or go to the Databases tab on the Library homepage and search for "Nineteenth Century".

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