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Victorian Station
www.victorianstation.com
This site offers extensive information on the Victorian Era. Its subjects include architecture, arts and literature, history, interior design, lifestyle, and more.

The Victorian Web: An Overview
http://landow.stg.brown.edu/victorian/victov.html
Here you can find interesting information on Victorian history, philosophy, religion, science, technology, arts and design, and more.

American Cultural History: The Twentieth Century
http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decades.html
This site offers an in-depth look at each decade of the 20th century, beginning with 1900-1909.

Encarta Online Encyclopedia
http://encarta.msn.com/find/ print.asp?&pg=8&ti=0588B000&sc=65&pt=1&pn=3
Encarta Online's encyclopedia entry for Victorian-era England.

Victorian Society in America
http://www.libertynet.org/vicsoc/
The Victorian Society in America offers information, publications, and excursions in an effort to increase awareness of the Victorian Age.

Victorian Events Calendar
http://www.burrows.com/events.html
A listing of events, lectures, entertainment, and exhibits of special interest to lovers of the 19th century.

A Brief History of Victorian Wolverhampton
http://www.scit.wlv.ac.uk/local/ victorian.wton.html
A Study of the urban development of Wolverhampton during the Victorian Era.

Victoriana.com
http://www.victoriana.com
An online source for Victorian antiques and information, including articles about private life during the Era.

Victorian Charm at Camden
http://www.geocities.com/Wellesley/Gazebo/ 6863/parlor/parlor.html
This page discusses the Victorian parlor room and explains the required etiquette.

State University College at Oneonta- Fashion 224 1900's
http://www.oneonta.edu/~angellkg/1900.html
This site offers descriptions of the clothing worn during the early and late Victorian Eras.

Vintage Accessories
http://www.victorianelegance.com/accesind.html
This online store of Victorian clothing provides an image of each article as well as a description.

The Lively Arts Association- Victorian Manners
http://www.lahacal.org/exerpt.html
The Lively Arts History Association offers this exerpt from their Victorian etiquette presentation.

Ginger's Old Time Graphics Emporium
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Prairie/6248/ gingers_graphics/victorian.html
Victorian Style graphics are available here for use as web backgrounds or design templates.

Victorian Preservation Association of Santa Clara Valley
http://www.vpa.org/
The VPA promotes the knowledge of building and conservation techniques, architecture, decoration, and historic preservation.

Victoriana Online
http://www.VictorianaOnline.com/
A virtual community center for those interested in Victoriana. The site includes a bookstore, library, a bulletin board, a marketplace, and further links.

Print Resources

Foy, Jessica H. and Thomas J. Schlereth, eds. AMERICAN HOME LIFE, 1880-1930: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF SPACES AND SERVICES. The University of Tennessee Press, Knoxville.

Howe, Daniel Walker, ed. VICTORIAN AMERICA. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1976.

Kalman, Bobbie and Barbara Bedell. THE VICTORIAN HOME. Crabtree Publishing Company, September 1996.

McCrum, Mark and Matthew Sturgis. 1900 HOUSE. Macmillan Publishers Ltd, 1999.

Newsome, David. THE VICTORIAN WORLD PICTURE. Rutgers University Press, September 1997.

Ochoa, George and Melinda Corey. THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE VICTORIAN WORLD: A READERS COMPANION TO THE PEOPLE, PLACES, EVENTS AND EVERYDAY LIFE OF THE VICTORIAN ERA. Henry Holt Company Incorporated, April 1996.

Plante, Ellen M. THE VICTORIAN HOME: THE GRANDEUR AND COMFORTS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA IN HOUSEHOLDS PAST AND PRESENT. Running Press Book Publishers, September 1995.

Schlereth, Thomas J. VICTORIAN AMERICA: TRANSFORMATIONS IN EVERYDAY LIFE 1876-1915 Harper Perennial, 1992.

Shifflett, Crandall and Richard Balkin. VICTORIAN AMERICA; FACTS ON FILE, INC. February 1996.

Tierney, Tom. GREAT FASHION DESIGNS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA. Dover Publications, Incorporated, December 1987.

Wilson, Laura. DAILY LIFE IN THE VICTORIAN HOUSE. Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated, September 1993.

Walker, Robert H. EVERYDAY LIFE IN VICTORIAN AMERICA 1865-1900. Krieger Publishing Company. Malabar, Florida, 1994.


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