British PatheThis link opens in a new windowArchive of vintage film footage covering 20th century UK domestic and worldwide themes, events and news. Date coverage: 1897-1970
Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social MovementThis link opens in a new windowFocusing on the disabled community and its contributions to society, this collection includes primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video. The archive can be searched or browsed by place, people, publisher, organisation and discipline.
Food and Drink in HistoryThis link opens in a new windowFrom feast to famine, explore five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink with sources from the UK, US and Australia. Covering 16th to early 21st centuries.
Food Studies OnlineThis link opens in a new windowContains archival content, visual ephemera, monographs, and videos that explore how food shapes the world around us. Content is mainly C20, but there is a small amount of older material. The scope is global, though most material is focused around Europe and North America.
Historical TextsThis link opens in a new windowSearch across a number of historic book collections in one go. Comprising of Early English Books Online (EEBO), Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO), the UK medical Heritage Library and 65,000 texts from the British Library 19th Century collection.
Medical Services and WarfareThis link opens in a new windowExplore multiple perspectives on the history of injury, treatment and disease on the front line. Chart scientific advances through hospital records, medical reports and first-hand accounts, and discover how war shaped medical practice across the centuries.
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900This link opens in a new windowThis collection showcases the development of 'popular' medicine in America during the 19th century, through an extensive range of material that was aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. It includes printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, trade cards, and ephemera.
Records from Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1559-1932This link opens in a new windowContains four centuries' and 130,000 images' worth of records from Bethlem. Records include: voluntary and criminal admission registers; discharge and death registers; male and female patient casebooks; minutes of the Court of Governors; and staff salary books. All handwritten items have been fully transcribed.
UK Medical Heritage LibrarySearch and view the collection of over 66,000 digitised European medical publications from the nineteenth century