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The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900  Connect to The Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, 1824-1900
Also known as: Wellesley
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Description:

The vast majority of articles written for Victorian periodicals were published anonymously, or under pseudonyms. The Wellesley Index identifies the authors of articles within 45 major Victorian periodicals, and provides a bibliography for each contributor. It incorporates the Curran Index of corrections and additions to the original index.

Citations of evidence are provided to support attributions of authorship, along with brief biographical and vocational details. 45 important monthly and quarterly titles are included, covering the period from the beginning of the Westminster Review in 1824 to the end of the century. The exception to this is the Edinburgh Review, which is indexed from first issue, in 1802. Wellesley does not index poetry.

Coverage: 1824-1900
Journals:

Ainsworth’s Magazine, The Atlantis, Bentley”s Miscellany, Bentley’s Quarterly Review, Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, British and Foreign Review, British Quarterly Review, Contemporary Review, Cornhill Magazine, Dark Blue, Dublin Review, Dublin University Magazine, Eclectic Review, Edinburgh Review (including 1802-1823), Foreign Quarterly Review, Foreign Review, 1828-1830, Fortnightly Review, Fraser’s Magazine, Home and Foreign Review, London and Westminster Review (1836-1840), London Quarterly Review, London Review (1829), London Review (1835-1836), Longmans Magazine, Macmillan’s Magazine, Modern Review, Monthly Chronicle, National Review (1855-1864), National Review (1883-), New Monthly Magazine (1821-1854), New Quarterly Magazine, New Review, Nineteenth Century, North British Review, Oxford and Cambridge Magazine, Prospective Review, Quarterly Review, Rambler, Saint Paul’s, Scottish Review (1882-1900), Tait’s Edinburgh Magazine (1832-1855), Temple Bar, Theological Review, University Magazine, and Westminster Review (1824-1836, 1840-1900).

Personalization: “My Archive” allows you to create your own personalized area of The Wellesley Index, in which you can store saved searches and selected records between sessions.
Notes: The Wellesley Index is also available within C19: The Nineteenth Century Index. On C19 the Wellesley Index can be cross-searched alongside 17 million records from 10 other major indexes of 19th century content, including Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature, Periodicals Index Online, the Nineteenth Century Short-Title Catalogue, the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, and Palmer’s Index to The Times.
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Related Resources: C19: The Nineteenth Century Index
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Last modified: 08/06/13