Image Sources

Bibliographic information on print editions and image repositories.

Each edition has a different image source. Location of the print source is listed first, if known, followed by the digital archive where the files are stored, as well as the file format. Finally, we acknowledge the organizations who digitized the print volumes.

eb03
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 3rd ed. 18 vols., + 2 suppl. vols. Edinburgh: A. Bell and C. MacFarquhar, 1788-1797. Internet Archive, TIFF format. Digitized by Getty Research Institute.
eb07
vol. 1, vol. 2 (pp. 415-828), vol. 3-15
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 7th ed. 21 vols. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1830-1842. Print source at the National Library of Scotland. NLS, PDF format. Digitized by the NLS.
vol. 2 (pp. 1-414), vol. 17-21
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 7th ed. 21 vols. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1830-1842. Print source at the University of Chicago. Hathi Trust, PDF format. Digitized by Google.
vol. 16
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 7th ed. 21 vols. Edinburgh: Adam and Charles Black, 1830-1842. Print source in the University of Wisconsin Library. Hathi Trust, PDF format. Digitized by Google.
eb09
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 9th ed. 25 vols. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1875-1889. Print source in UC Berkeley Library. Internet Archive, JP2 format. Digitized by California Digital Archive.
eb11
vol. 1-29, except as noted
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 11th ed. 29 vols. NY: Cambridge University Press, 1910-1911. Print source in the James J. Hill Center Reference Library, St. Paul, MN. Internet Archive, JP2 format. Digitized by Basic e-Learning Library (BeLL).
vol. 24 (pp. 190-191)
Encyclopaedia Britannica. 11th ed. Vol. 24. NY: Cambridge University Press, 1910-1911. Print source in Columbia University Libraries. Hathi Trust, PDF format. Digitized by Google.