Age of Exploration Archive covers five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive dedicated to the history of exploration.
The First World War Portal contains personal and printed material, military files, ephemera and artwork highlighting the experiences of soldiers, civilians and governments on both sides of the conflict coverings an array of perspectives, wartime propaganda and recruitment material.
Frontier Life collection captures the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the English Empire from 1650-1920. Experience settlements across the various frontiers of North America, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
Medical Services and Warfare archive provides primary source material on medicine during conflict across the globe from 1850-1949 including research medical developments including x-rays, plastic surgery and artificial limbs for example.
Migration to New Worlds collection provides a wide-ranging and in depth look at the emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries through personal accounts, shipping logs, convict records, and printed literature and papers.
The National Geographic Virtual Library contains a digital reproduction of articles and photos from all National Geographic publications documenting life on our planet with articles on culture, global events, nature, science, technology, exploration, discovery and the environment.
Service Newspapers of World War Two archive includes service newspapers produced by military units to provide general progress of the war providing a distraction from the discomforts and uncertainty of wartime military service.