Throughout the 19th century, pamphlets were an important means of public debate, covering the key political, social, technological, and environmental issues of their day. 19th Century British Pamphlets, created by Research Libraries UK (RLUK), contains the most significant British pamphlets from the 19th century held in research libraries in the United Kingdom.

The digitization of nearly 26,000 pamphlets from collections in seven universities in the UK spanning more than one million pages brings together a corpus of primary sources for the study of sociopolitical and economic factors impacting 19th-century Britain.

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Collection highlights

Selected sub-collections include anti-slavery pamphlets in the Wilson Anti-Slavery Collection, comprehensive collections of political party materials in LSE Selected Pamphlets, and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Collection.

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