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New! Illustrated London News Archive

Monday, April 4, 2016

The Library is pleased to announce its subscription to the Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003.

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842–2003, is a cover-to-cover, full-color online archive of the world’s first illustrated weekly newspaper, the Illustrated London News. When first launched in 1842, the Illustrated London News marked a revolution in journalism and news reporting. It provided an unprecedented visual tour of the triumphs, tragedies, daily life and monumental events of the world and the modern British empire. The Archive includes every issue published from its first in 1842 to its last in 2003. Entirely full-text searchable with new, high-quality digital imaging from flat unbound print sets. The archive spans more than 160 years, providing in-depth coverage of Victorian society as well as the whole of the 20th century including the two world wars.

Access the Illustrated London News Historical Archive:

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Contact the Library at or 269 337-7152.

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