Paratext is pleased to announce that extensive content from Adam Matthew is now accessible via 19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930.

AM logoAdam Matthew, an imprint of SAGE, is an award-winning publisher of digital primary source collections for the humanities and social sciences, covering subject areas from medieval family life to 20th-century history and culture.

Nearly 100,000 links from 33 collections are being added to 19th Century Masterfile’s Image/Media section, broadening research for all historical disciplines.

Among the numerous compelling collections is Popular Medicine in America, featuring a wide variety of material aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. These materials allowed the non-specialist to treat themselves using an array of inventive methods and fashionable techniques. For the full list of the Adam Matthew pre-1930 collections now accessible in 19th Century Masterfile, see below.

19th Century Masterfile: 1106-1930 continues to grow as the preeminent ‘due-diligence’ historical database for advanced undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral research in all relevant disciplines.


American History
American Indian Histories and Cultures
American West
China, America and the Pacific
China: Culture and Society
China: Trade and Politics
Church Missionary Society Periodicals
Colonial America
Defining Gender
Eighteenth Century Drama
Eighteenth Century Journals
Empire Online
Everyday Life
First World War
Global Commodities
India Raj
Jewish Life in America
Literary Manuscripts Berg
Literary Manuscripts Leeds
London Low Life
Medieval Family Life
Medieval Travel Writing
Meiji Japan
Migration to New Worlds
Perdita Manuscripts
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900
The Grand Tour
Travel Writing
Victorian Popular Culture
Virginia Company Archives
World’s Fairs