- Papers of Sir Joseph Banks (also available on microfiche: History of Science and Technology. Series Two: The Papers of Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820 -description and location)
- Papers of Lord Sandwich, 1718-1792, Papers of Sir Edmund Barton, etc.
- Trove: Diaries, Archives, Letters
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Library guide to British Government Information
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Trove: Historical Newspapers and more
Gale News Vault
Covers Newspaper collections from the 17th through 21s centuries