Research Collections Team


Historical General Sources in the
Royal Naval Museum Library


The following are a list of general historical sources that are available in the Royal Naval Museum Library, that are not specifically naval in their content.


Those marked * indicates that the items are available on open access in the Reading Room.

    House of Commons Journal 1547-1799
    Selected Parliamentary papers 1801-1983
    State Papers 1812-1965 (Index 1373-1968)
    Imperial Calendar 1858-1983
    The Times 1809-1988
    London Gazettes 1776-1988*
    Annual Register 1758-1973*
    Gentlemanís Magazine 1731-1865
    Illustrated London News 1842-1902 (incomplete), 1939-1946*
    The Graphic 1869-1895
    Punch 1841-1958
    East India Company Register 1840-1862*
    United Service Journal 1830-1844
    United Service Magazine 1845-1894
    Journal of the United Service Institution 1880-1900, 1935-1970






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The information contained in this fact sheet is correct as far as we are able to ascertain from our sources. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or complete history of the subject. Please contact the library for a bibliography of further reading materials, if available.



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