Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Nichols Newspapers Collection

Also known as: 17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection

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Features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian Libraries in Oxford, United Kingdom.

This primary sources collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th and 18th century England. It also includes approximately 300 pamphlets and broadsheets, most prevalent in the 1672-1682 period, which illustrate the transition from early newsbook publications to newspaper format. These pamphlets cover a broad range of topics such as battles, religious plots, political intrigue, royal speeches and petitions to government.

This collection, which spans the years 1672 to 1737, complements the titles and issues found in 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers.

Licensed for the Queen's community

Date Coverage

  • 1672 to 1737

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