Royal Naval Museum




General Historical Souces


The following are a list of general historical sources that are available in the RNM 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*

Gentleman’s 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 information 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