Our latest online trial dips into some of the historical resources of the renowned British Online Archives.
Home to over seventy digitised primary source collections, BOA continues to dedicate itself to teaching and research within the Humanities and Social Sciences. Their globally-related collections, ranging from colonial, missionary and transatlantic relations to twentieth century political and social development, cover four-hundred years of world history. Their dedication to academic excellence through collaboration with the United Kingdom’s leading libraries, archive repositories and academic experts ensure that BOA remains at the forefront of Higher Education teaching and research.
We are trialling several components from their Political History and Slavery resources collection. Please follow these links to the content you need:
Independent Labour Party: Formation and Development
British Labour Party Papers: 1906 – 1969
British Labour Party Papers: 1968-69 1993-94 Scottish Nationalist Leaflets – 1844 – 1973
British women trade unionists on strike at Bryant & May, 1888
Slavery in Jamaica, records from a family of slave owners, 1750 – 1860.
Slavery: Its supporters and abolitionists, 1675, 1865
Slave trade records from Liverpool 1754, 1792
Slave trading records from William Davenport & Co, 1745 – 1797
Access is via IP address and the trial runs to 10th July 2017.
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