London Times Index   Connect to London Times Index
Also known as: Palmer’s Index to the [London] Times, Official Index to the [London] Times
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
Description: Consists of Palmer’s Index to The Times (1790-1905) and Official Index to The Times (1906-1980), providing complete indexing to The Times (London) newspaper. It is a component of the Historical Newspapers Online database.
Coverage: 1790-1980

A digital edition of The Times 1785-1985 is available at The Times Digital Archive. The full text of articles in The Times for 1985 to date is available in Academic OneFile.

The Library holds The Times (and its predecessor title Daily Universal Register) on microfilm from 1785 onwards (Microfilm S 5). It also holds The Sunday Times on microfilm from 1822 to date (Microfilm S 280).

Print volumes of the London Times Index for 1906-1980 are available in the Library Annex (AI21 .T5 and AI21 .T46); volumes for 1981 to date are available in the Reference Collection (Ref AI21 .T46). Palmer’s Index to the Times, for the period 1880-1890, is also available in the “Newspaper Indices” series of Nineteenth Century Masterfile. These indexes cover the daily issues of The Times, not The Sunday Times.

The index to the daily issues of The Times, for the period 1790-1901, is included with the microfilmed issues at Microfilm S 5.

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Related Resources: The Times Digital Archive
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Producer: ProQuest Information and Learning Company

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14