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Cope Collection, Special Collections, Hartley Library: Local History Websites (General)

The Cope Collection includes books, pamphlets, journals, prints, photographs and postcards on all aspects of life in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

Archives

  • HE Archives Hub - Descriptions of archives in UK universities and colleges
  • National Archives Catalogue  - includes NRA, the National Register of Archives, ARCHON, directory of archives, A2A Access to Archives, MDR, Manorial documents register

Databases / Websites

  • English Monastic Archives Heritage Gateway (IHBC) - combined search of 49 resources including the National Heritage List for England, Pastscape, the National Trust Historic Buildings Sites and Monuments Record, Images of England and Viewfinder
  • Heritage Gateway provides access to local and national records on the historic environment (Historic England)
  • National Heritage List for England (Historic England) - search for listed buildings, scheduled monuments, protected wreck sites, registered parks and gardens, registered battlefields
  • Vision of Britain - Maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions 1801-2001

Illustrations

Maps

  • Vision of Britain - Maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions 1801-2001