HIST 137: Victorian Britain and the Anglo-Afghan Wars: Victorian Periodicals

Victorian Britain and the Anglo-Afghan Wars
Professor: Chris Waters
Fall 2023

Recommended Resource

Wellesley Index Title List

Use this title list to see which periodical is in which volume:
Title list for the Wellesley Index

Where is the Wellesley Index?

The Wellesley Index is located in the Reference Collection, the short bookshelves in the Research Commons outside the group study rooms on the south side of the main level (3rd level) of Sawyer Library. Here's a map:


map of location of reference collection

How to Locate Articles Found in the Wellesley Index

Wellesley Index Example

Gather the information you need

  • Note the journal name (Contemporary Review), the volume and issue (36, October, 1879), article title (India and Afghanistan), and the page numbers (193-211) listed in the index.

Connect to the online version

  • Use the list of periodicals to get the link for the volume, year, and month of the digitized version, or link to request print volume.

Navigate to the page

  • In the digitized version, use the jump to page button Jump to page button to enter the page number.
    • If you don't find it, use the "search in this text function" to search for the title of the article or scroll through the volume to the issue and page number needed.

Note: Sometimes the page numbers do not match because of differences in pagination between the British and American editions of the periodical.

See a demo:

Downloading from HathiTrust

  1. Sign in to HathiTrust
  2. Under "Download", choose "selected page scans"
  3. Scroll through the article and select the pages you want to download
  4. Confirm the page range is correct, and click "Download"

See a demo: