UK newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets published from 1672-1737. Coverage varies by title.
British newspapers, pamphlets and books published between 1757 -1817.
Digital versions of 6 rare journals published in and outside of China before 1911.
A wide range of British publications from the 19th Century.
John Adams's complete diaries, selected legal papers, and the ongoing series of family correspondence and state papers.
Digitized archives and manuscripts from the National Negro Congress. Contains documents predating their formation and reports from John P. Davis and successive executive secretaries of the Congress.
Primary source material on aspects of the African American community, culture and identity in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and towns and cities of North Carolina.
Primary sources (speeches, ads, interviews, court cases, statistics, media, etc.) and reference works. Fully searchable Federal Writer's Project WPA slave narratives. Classics in Black scholarship from 67 historically Black college and university presses. Early 1800s-present.
Full-text of articles from major African American newspapers published in the United States in the 19th century. Includes: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, The Christian Recorder, Freedmen's Record, and The Negro Business League Herald. Coverage 1827-1909.
Newspaper content from more than 35 states. Covers topics from life in the Antebellum South to the long Civil Rights Movement, and beyond.
Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, from the earliest published African American poems to the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar, the first African American poet to achieve national success and recognition.
Digitized books, government and personal papers, journals, and letters document the migrations, communities and ideologies of people of African descent. 1860-Present.
A collection of primary source documents from 1420-1920 covering world exploration. Documents include diaries and journals, manuscripts, maps, scientific papers & surveys , logbooks, documents, film and audio.
AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.
Oral Histories, documents, correspondence, photographs and other primary accounts of men and women soldiers, civilians, and other witnesses to the American participation in World War II.
Archive of materials related to civil rights and civil liberties. Includes correspondence, case files, legal briefs, news clippings, case notes, etc.
Primary source materials: catalogs, marketing material, market research reports, photographs, pilot studies and letters –from the 19th-20th century.
A large collection of primary source documents from American History from 1493-1945, including books, broadsides, business and financial documents, correspondence, diaries, government documents, pamphlets and photographs.
Primary sources from the history of Native US populations.
Digitized Native American newspapers from the United States and Canada, 1828-2016.
First hand accounts of Indian wars and westward migration. Coverage includes Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Records from the Major Council Meetings of American Indian Tribes.
American Newsreels in Video has newsreels from Universal Pictures and Universal Newsreels from the year 1929 to the year 1946.
Full text articles from American magazines published 1740-1940.
Primary source documents from and about the American West. Digitized from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago.
Census, immigration, military service and other civil records. Focus is on US and UK and on their colonies/territories. U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1930. Also includes 1930 Mexico Census.
Detailed year-by-year reference work chronicling major British and world events. 1758-Present.
Digitized archives from North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific; includes field notebooks, images, and recordings from early- to mid-20th century.
Full text of published ethnographies, seminal texts, memoirs, contemporary studies and archival material covering human culture and behavior around the world.
Documents from The National Archives in the UK including letters, Police and Embassy reports, Diplomatic Dispatches, reports, trial papers, biographies of activists and first-hand accounts.
Books and Manuscripts from by early Arab and Persian scientists, doctors and thinkers; older books exploring the influences of the Islamic world on science, medicine and technology by Western authors; books in Arabic, Latin, English, French, German, Hebrew, Persian, Spanish, Dutch and Italian, from the 9th Century to the twentieth centuries. Temporarily free resource until May 30, 2020 due to COVID-19.
Full-text primary sources from political, social, and governmental organizations on LGBTQ life, local to international, 16th century - present.
Primary source documents relevant to Latin American, Asian European and US history.
An Archive comprised of full-color scans of art magazines, coverage ranges from the late 19th century to the 21st century. Scans are searchable and full-text.
International legislation and U.S. case law regarding the acquisition and ownership of artworks. International Cultural Property/Ownership & Export Legislation (ICPOEL) contains international legislation governing the export and ownership of cultural property. Case Law & Statutes (CLS) contains U.S. case law, including litigated cases and out-of-court settlements regarding cultural property including Holocaust art theft, art fraud, looting, etc.
French texts from 12th to 21st centuries.
Plays, with related biographical, production, and theatrical information, from 19th Century and contemporary Asian American playwrights.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Atlanta, 1931-2003
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Baltimore , 1893-1988
Twenty versions of the Bible, including William Tyndale's New Testament, Pentateuch, and Jonah translations
Correspondence, speeches, sermons, lectures and other primary sources by African-American abolitionists in the US and other Europe from 1830 until the end of the Civil War in 1865
Full text of over 1,700 plays written from the mid-1800s - present by over 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Many are rare, hard to find, or out of print.
Digitized files from 1901-1928. Originally published in Part III of the Booker T. Washington Papers.
4 modules: 1 & 2) Federal Government Recods & Supplement - FBI files and records from the Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford and Reagan presidencies; 3) Organizational Records and Papers, Part 1 - from 3 major civil rights organizations: Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; 3) Organizational Records and Papers, Part 2 - records of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the Africa-related papers of Claude Barnett, and the Robert F. Williams Papers.
Digitized FBI documents.
Primary, biographical, and demographic sources about African Americans who were promised freedom and were loyal to British Crown during the American Revolution
1962-1999 writings from RAM leaders, closely related organizations, and persons that had close ties to RAM.
Stories and folklore from Africa and the African Diaspora. Over 11,700 short stories and folktales ranging from oral traditions to contemporary tales of modern life. Includes complete runs of selected literary magazines such as Kyk-Over-Al and The Beacon.
A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, images, and much more. Includes the Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, citations and abstracts from the International Index to Black Periodicals, and index to the Black Literature Index microfiche collection.
Includes non-fiction writings such as monographs, letters, speeches, interviews, etc., by major figures in Black America, covering 250 years of history. Features unique and never-before-published materials. Includes full-text of the Black Panther newspaper.
Primary source documents, archives, films, and ephemera related to significant border areas and events from the 19th - 21st centuries.
Full page scans of the newspaper, 1872-1987
Digitized documents surrounding civil rights policies from first three years of George H.W. Bush's presidency (1989-1991) as well as his vice presidency (1981-1989).
Includes more than 100,000 pages of poems, drama, novels, stories and related material produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries.. Features works in English, Spanish, French, and Dutch as well as various Creole languages. Translations of major works, dictionaries, and reference materials are included.
Index to historical and current publications and direct links to those that are available online. 1976-present. Updated daily.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Chicago, 1910-1975
Archival materials such as manuscripts, rare books, visual images, objects and maps documenting the cultural and trading relationships between America, China and the Pacific region, 18th-early 20th centuries. Themes include: Old China Trade (roughly 1783-1844); Early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence, Baltimore; Maritime routes between East and West Coasts (before overland trails); Development of Hawaii as key American trading post before annexation; Chinese-American cultural exchange (including 19th century Chinese immigration); Commodities of the China trade; Fur Trade in Northwest Pacific; Diplomacy and politics of America and the Far East.
Primary documents such as addresses and speeches, annual reports,Guides and manuals, meeting minutes, notes and records, etc. that record various aspects of Chinese culture and society, 1750-1929. Themes include Chinese diaspora; foreign presence in China; foreign relations and diplomacy; international conflict and invasion; missionaries and Christianity; opium: trade, consumption, policy; rebellion and revolution; language and writing; arts and artefacts, literature, poetry, folklore, etc.
Manuscript, missionary periodicals, atlases, and books detailing China's interaction with the west, and key historical events from multiple perspectives: politicians, diplomats, missionary, businessmen, and tourists.
Digitized microfilm collection.
Digitized versions of 152 of the 180 issues from The Customs’ Gazette, which provided quarterly reports on trade as ordered by the Inspector General of Customs of China.
English-language Chinese newspapers, 1832-1953.
All digitized issues of this main news source for English missionaries in China between 1867 -1941.
Searchable metadata and full-image reproductions of the South Korean newspaper,1920-present, in PDF format. Recent editions also have searchable full text.
Includes publications from the Church Missionary Society which was integrated into to the South American Missionary Society. Documents missionary work from the 19th to the 21st century, the periodicals include news, journals and reports.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Cleveland, 1934--1991
Digitized documents from various archives related to the Mexican Revolution.
Includes Diaries, broadsides , landholding documents, legal documents and legislation, petitions, from the Colonial Office files in the National Archives, UK. Covering the period 1606-1822 .
Documents from and about government of English Colonies, 1574-1739.
Full text, searchable critical edition of all known Eliot prose.
Military records and manuscripts covering all aspects of military service from the perspective of army commanders to private soldiers. (1845-1870)
Primary sources of the United Kingdom's Colonial, Dominion and Foreign Offices' confidential correspondence relating to Africa between 1834 and 1966.
Covering 1833-1969, documents from the UK Archives including diplomatic dispatches, accounts of tours, correspondence, and treaties.
Covering 1839-1969, documents from the UK Foreign and Colonial Offices including diplomatic dispatches, investigative reports, and texts or treaties.
Covering 1824-1961, documents from the UK Foreign and Colonial Offices including diplomatic dispatches, investigative reports, and texts or treaties.
Official records, reports and correspondence from State Department personnel describing political, military and socioeconomic matters and interactions with foreign government officials. Modules cover Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East (1940-1975 - dates vary by country)
Official records, reports and correspondence from State Department personnel describing political, military and socioeconomic matters and interactions with foreign government officials. Modules cover Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East (1940-1975 - dates vary by country)
At completion, the collection will include the full text of 1,000 contemporary plays, from 2000 - present.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about China prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about Japan prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Digitized reports, studies, and surveys about Korea prepared for the Department of State from 1941-1947.
Full text articles published in Congressional Quarterly (CQ) Weekly and CQ Researcher. CQ Weekly includes floor votes by keyword, bill date, and bill number. CQ Researcher includes a history, pro & con, and bibliography for each current issue. 1983-present for CQ Weekly, 1991-Present for CQ Researcher. Has full text of other publications such as Congress and the Nation; CQ Almanac and The Political Handbook of the World.
Records from 1940-1948 related to establishment of Israel as a sovereign state.
State Department, U.S. Embassy, and Dominican Republic governmental dispatches, instructions, and miscellaneous correspondence in digitized form.
Digitized transcripts, journals, laws on land, and drafts of manifestos by General Emiliano Zapata. Also contains military correspondence addressed to the General.
Historical context of 20th and 21st century dance history, with photographs, correspondence, magazines, dance notation, and reference materials.
Maps from North and South America, 1550-present. Includes a variety of digitized cartographic materials, including atlases, globes, books of exploration, and maritime charts.
Five centuries of advice literature for men and women.
Texts from the Reformation and post-Reformation eras.
Greek and Latin literature with English translations - epic and lyric poetry, tragedy, comedy, history, travel, philosophy, oratory, medical writers, mathematicians, and Church Fathers.
Declassified U.S. government documents related to critical world events, from 1945-present. Includes contextual information for each topic.
Digitized large-scale fire insurance maps. have the ability to easily manipulate the maps.
Includes the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures, location of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. Seven or eight different editions represent some areas. Can magnify and zoom in on specific sections.
Primary sources, archives and video content in disability studies and contributions of the disability community.
Historical and legal scholarship that traces the Constitution's progress through each of the thirteen states' conventions, 1776-1787. Can search by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation and preserves the annotations of the print edition.
Complete correspondence of Dolley Madison.
A collection of letters , journals and other documents from the diplomatic mission of Earl George Macartney, who was sent to China by George III from 1792-1794. Provides a picture of both China and English diplomacy during the late 18th Century.
Books published in American Colonies and early US republic from 1639-1800
Books published in American Colonies and early US republic from 1801-1819
A selection of regional American Newspapers published between 1690-1896.
Digitized books, 1475-1900, with English translations.
Personal accounts and perspectives from traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials. Documents include narratives, diaries, journals, and letters.
Printed works from the England, Ireland and Scotland from 1475-1700.
Covering 1600-1947, primary source documents from the British East Indian Office, including Charter, Commission reports, correspondence, diaries, financial documents, legal documents, and inventories.
Full-text from 1843-2014. Includes full-color images, multiple search indexes, exportable financial tables and a gallery of front covers.
Multiple, full text, searchable editions of Shakespeare from 1623 (First Folio) to 1866 (Cambridge edition).
Archival runs of 11 major education magazines and trade publications of the 20th Century (1910-2015)
Printed works from the England, Ireland and Scotland from 1700-1800.
Over 2,500 plays from the John Larpent Collection from the Huntington Library with access to The London Stage 1660-1800, a biographical dictionary of London actors, musicians, dancers, managers, and stage personnel, 1660-1800, and Ana Larpent’s diaries 1790-1830. Also includes personal papers of theatrical figures including; David Garrick, Charles Kemble, Priscilla Kemble, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Thomas Sheridan, Sarah Siddons, James Winston.
18th and late 17th century British periodicals and newspapers
Correspondence from the early 17th to the mid-19th centuries from authors linked with the Enlightenment in Europe, the Americas and Asia.
Digitized documents related to the activities of Emiliano Zapata and the Liberation Army of the South, including correspondence exchanged between headquarters and regional commands and revolutionary and civil trial proceedings.
74 poems and letters from Emily’s correspondence with her sister-in-law and primary confidante, Susan Dickinson. Each text is presented with a digitized scan of the original manuscript.
Covering 1492-1969, documents from the UK Archives and many other institutions, including exploration journals and logs, letter books and correspondence, government papers, missionary papers, travel writing, slave papers, memoirs, fiction, folk tales, marketing poster and maps.
Citations for works printed in England or its dependencies in any language as well as works printed in English anywhere in the world from 1473 to 1800.
FYI: There is no direct linking to what the library owns. You will need to copy and paste publications and search for them in the main search box
Full text primary sources, archives, films, articles, and photographs related to major environmental issues from the 20th and 21st centuries.
Full text articles from newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press. Covers 1960-present
Audio recordings from field expeditions studying music in its cultural context, 1960s-1980s.
Produced in collaboration with the UCLA and University of Washington ethnomusicology archives, this collection includes thousands of audio field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera.
Correspondence, treaties, travel accounts and books from 1475 to 1874 on the relations and interactions between Europe and the Ottoman Empire. Languages include English, French, German, Ottoman Turkish, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Hungarian and Latin.
Includes correspondence, reports, and maps related to U.S. consular activities in Germany's Pacific colonies and German-leased territories in China.
Full text primary source documents on women in the US from 1800 - 1920.
Digitized correspondence, financial records, programs, photographs, newspaper articles, and invitations from Fannie Lou Hamer between 1966 and 1978.
Records from the FBI and Subversive Activities Control Board documenting investigations and tracking of Communist groups and other radical organizations in the U.S. Includes J. Edgar Hoover's office files.
Digitized records of the FBI's investigative and surveillance efforts surrounding James Forman and SNCC, mainly from 1961-1976.
Sampling of digitized FBI surveillance files on African American individuals and organizations deemed to be politically suspect.
Literary and political writings by feminists from Cuban independence to the end of the Batista regime. Also contains writings by Cuban men on the status of women.
Digitized legal case and Communist Party files of the Civil Rights Congress between 1946 and 1955.
Over 1,100 authorized versions of copyrighted film scripts. Scripts from Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, and other major film studios; rights holders such as Faber & Faber, Newmarket Press, Penguin Putnam, StudioCanal, and Vintage Anchor are available, 1900-2000s.
Alphabetical lists of evacuees at relocation centers, containing information such as name, family number, sex, date of birth, citizenship status, alien registration number, method of original entry.
Documents from Institutions in the UK, Germany, and North America. Includes Diaries and Journals, Films, Leaflets, Memoirs, Notebooks, Official Papers, Pamphlets, Reports, Tribunal Cases, Trench Literature, Posters, Ordinances, Camp Newspapers, Aerial Photographs, Greeting Cards and other Ephemera.
Primary source materials of printed and manuscript cookbooks, advertising ephemera, government reports, films, and illustrated content revealing the evolution of food and drink from 16th century- present.
Videos, books, articles, and primary sources covering the implications of food in social, historical, economic, cultural and religious contexts.
Global news about U.S. foreign and domestic policy from 1941-1979. Includes speeches.
Covering China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events. In six parts: 1919-1929: Kuomintang, CCP and the Third International; 1930-1937: The Long March, civil war in China and the Manchurian Crisis; 1938-1948: Open Door, Japanese war and the seeds of communist victory; 1949-1956: The Communist revolution; 1957-1966: The Great Leap Forward; 1967-1980: The Cultural Revolution.
Documents from 1947-1980, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan, 1919-1952. In three parts: Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945;
Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952; Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events.
Documents, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, economic analyses, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Digitized cables, memoranda, correspondence, reports and analyzes, and treaties surrounding interactions between Central American and South American countries.
Digitized cables, memoranda, correspondence, reports and analyzes, and treaties surrounding interactions between South American countries and the U.S.
Materials from FDR's Official File pertaining to the Civil Rights Movement, lynching, segregation, race riots, and employment discrimination.
Documents relevant to the borderlands and frontiers of Anglophone colonies, from the 17th through the 19th century. Includes books, correspondence, memoirs, diaries, pamphlet, photographs, as well as legal, military, government, and business documents.
Cross-search literary research databases including: Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online; Literature Criticism Online; LitFinder; and Literature Resource Center (LRC).
Includes the Economist Historical Archive (1843-2010); Times Digital Archive (1785-2008); and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive (1902-2009).
Cross-searchable primary resource collections including: 17th and 18th Century Burney and Nichols collections; 19th Century UK Periodicals; ACLU Papers; Archives Unbound; Archives of Sexuality & Gender; Eighteenth Century Collections Online; Economist Historical Archive; Making of the Modern World; Times and Sunday Times archives; and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
Primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia from the 19th century-present.
Complete digitized records of the Marshall mission, including reports by U.S. obsevers from the military front and minutes of Marshall's meetings prepared by U.S. advisers.
Digitized documents pertaining to Germany's relations with China during the interwar period.
Primary sources related to women's history from Europe, US, UK, Canada, and New Zealand. 1543-1945.
Primary source visual, manuscript and printed materials covering commodities trade around the world.
Full text of Canada's largest circulation national newspaper, 1844-2014.
Official Government resource for selected Executive and Congressional documents. Provides access to multiple government databases, including the Federal Register, the Budget of the United States, the Code of Federal Regulations, Economic Report of the President, the Government Manual, historic Supreme Court Decisions (1937-1975), and other various Congressional databases. Primarily 1976 - present, some titles go back further.
Primary sources on the accounts of travel by the English from 1550-1850.
Digitized documents assembled by Dr. Gerald Horne regarding Davis' grassroots organizing from 1941-1990, including meeting minutes and reports about political debates.
Digitized collection of FBI, local and state police, Justice Department documents regarding the motivations of the Communist organizers, the shootings, subsequent investigations, and efforts to heal the community.
Full text of two prominent British newspapers: Guardian coverage 1821-2003. Observer coverage 1791-2003.
Full color digital scans of the complete run of the US edition (1867 - present) and UK edition (1929-2015).
Full text of Harper's Weekly, 1857-1889. One of the most important general news and culture magazines of mid - late 19th Century America.
Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.
Access to law journals (back to the 19th century), international and US treaties (back to 1776), out-of-copyright legal classics, the federal register (back to 1936), and Supreme Court slip opinions from 2002. All material is fully searchable and in PDF format, including all charts, graphs, pictures, photographs, and footnotes.
Statistics on population, work, health, education, elections, industry, and economics. Some back to 1790, up through 2004. Most data updated by the Census Bureau web site. Can create custom tables which can also be downloaded, printed, or graphed.
Digitized primary sources on a wide range of topics
Documentation, videos, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and crimes of the 20th and 21st Centuries. Coverage includes Holocaust, Armenia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Darfur, and others.
Covers the most important scholarly Humanities and Social Sciences journals published throughout the early to mid twentieth century in North America, including some important scientific journals through the 1950s. Broad coverage 1907-1984.
Digitized files covering Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930; and European immigration, and files on the INS’s regulation of prostitution and white slavery.
Covering 1615 – 1947, from the founding of East India Company to the independence of India and Pakistan, this manuscript collection includes diaries, journals, official and private papers, letters, sketches, paintings, and original Indian histories and literary documents.
Full text of Court of Claims and Indian Claims Commissions docket histories related. In addition to court documents docket histories also cite treaties, related congressional publications, and maps.
Digitized records detailing U.S. Army plans to intervene in Alabama if school integration caused unrest.
U.S. survey poll data since 1935. Covers opinions and behaviors with topical coverage on crime, politics, diplomacy and social behavior. Links from questions to study abstracts and questionnaires.
A comprehensive bibliography of previously uncatalogued or incompletely cataloged Renaissance humanistic manuscripts found in libraries and collections all over the world. Search or browse by keyword, country, city, library, and library collection.
Primary source materials on the history, operation, policies and accomplishments of one of the world's largest and oldest advertising firms covering aspects of 20th-century cultural, social, business, marketing, consumer and economic history.
Digitized FBI documentation of Meredith's battle to enroll at The University of Mississippi from 1961-1963, including his correspondence with the NAACP.
Digitized documentation on a wide variety of topics relating to Japanese internal affairs, including special reports on political and military affairs, legal documents, diplomatic correspondence, and socioeconomic statistics.
25 camp newspapers that document daily experiences in Japanese internment camps from 1942-1945. Nearly complete digitized collection mainly in English or dual text.
Materials from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York about Jewish communities in America from the arrival of the first Jews in the 17th century to the mid-20th century. The database features the history of Jewish communities in America including the communal and social aspects of Jewish identity and culture, while tracing Jewish involvement in the political life of American society as a whole.
Large collection of printed ephemera -- posters, broadsides, pamphlets and other documents -- from the 18th, 19th and 20th Britain.
Contains full text of Asahi Shimbun, from its first edition in 1879 (Meiji 12) to today; Shukan Asahi, AERA, 1985 to present; and the Image Database of Post-WWII Showa Period (1945-1989) and Heisei Period (1989-1999) of the Asahi Shimbun Reduced-size Facsimile Edition; and Contemporary Dictionary Chiezo, updated annually.
Limited to 2 simultaneous users.
Full text of oldest English-language newspaper in Korea, 1956-2016
Reference and primary sources in Korean history, literature, medicine and philosophy. Image files of original texts in classical Chinese, with searchable translations in Korean. Includes dictionaries, encyclopedia, and archival materials.
Digitized files from four major U.S. labor organizations.
Chinese newspaper published in China, late 19th century - 1949. Reflecting Chinese life, culture, and politics throughout the collapse of the Qing Dynasty, the years of provisional government and civil war, and the birth of the People’s Republic. Including 華北新報，實報，東南日報，立報，鉄報，時事新報，新申報，群力報，中央日報，新華日報，武漢日報，大公晚報，西南日報.
Full scanned images of Latin American newspapers published between 1805 - 1922.
Reference and primary sources covering the history and culture of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region during the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and a dozen other countries.
Primary sources include: editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, obituaries and other items. Includes historical newspapers published in Latin America and South Asia.
Includes novels, short stories, poetry and plays inspired by the intersection of cultures between the United States and six different countries and regions that constitute the Latino world. The majority of the works are in English with selected works of particular importance presented in Spanish. 19th century to present.
Papers from prominent jurists, lawyers, professors, and judges providing insight into high profile legal cases and behind-the-scenes views of the American legal system. 1858-1976.
US, UK, and Canadian English-language Marxist-Socialist newspapers. Includes both page image and searchable text of papers. Coverage varies by newspaper.
Primary sources on the evolution of British and American working class tourism from 1850-1980.
See Services Desk for user name and password. State-by-state access to bills and bill tracking, legislative calendars, state statutes, constitutions, regulations, select state newspapers of record (non-Calif), and state legislative directories. Coverage from 1990-present.
Digitized backfiles and full color scans of many of the leading, well established, and long-running LGBTQ periodicals. Coverage is from the first issue of each publication, with the earliest content dating from 1957 and the default termination point for each title is 2015 (or the journal ceased date).
Archival content, including seminal texts, letters, periodicals, speeches, interviews, and ephemera.
Digitized FBI surveillance files on the activities of the African Liberation Support Committee and All African Peoples Revolutionary Party from 1970-1985.
Digitized correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the United States' diplomatic post in Liberia.
Scans of manuscripts by 19th-century British authors. Browsable, but not full-text searchable.
Facsimile images of 17th and 18th century poetry manuscripts from the Brotherton Library at the University of Leeds. Includes essays, biographies, and a paleography section.
Includes the Stationers’ Company Archive, with a focus on the book trade, including printing, bookbinding, copyright, and publishing from 1554 to the 21st century.
Full-text of 17th-21st century works of poetry, fiction, and drama written in English; includes literary criticism and reference works.
Includes books, Penny Fiction, Cartoons, Chapbooks, Reform Literature, Maps and views of London, and other ephemera. Covers the 19th Century through early 20th Century.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Los Angeles, 1934-1940, 1946-2005
Full page scans of the newspaper, 1881-1992.
Primary source materials: minutes and memoranda of Harold Macmillan’s U.K. government, plus selected minutes and memoranda of policy committees.
1946-1977 FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence; Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses; News clippings and articles; Domestic Intelligence Section reports; Transcriptions of wiretaps, typewriter tapes, and coded messages; Memoranda of conversations.
Books in many English and in other European languages from the second half of the 15th Century to the Early 20th Century.
Primary sources from the Manchester Medieval Sources book series; includes first hand accounts, many translated into English, of medieval sources
Digital archive of the papers of the principal founder and leader of the American and the international birth control movements. Digital scans of her personal papers (correspondence) and records from the American Birth Control League, founded in 1921 and later evolved into Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Primary sources documenting the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century; access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, market research pioneer.
Original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features on everyday life in Britain from 1937-1950s
1850-1970. Hospital Reports and register, correspondence, memoirs and diaries, printed books and periodicals, maps, charts and hospital plans, photographs, postcards and illustrations and objects. Conflicts included: Crimean War, the American Civil War, The First World War. Topics include: impact on medicine during peacetime, influenza epidemic, 1918 post-war rehab, Women at War, sanitation, surgery, mental health, personal experience, hospital care, public health, systems and more. Features include interactive data visualization, medical developments, biographies and essays.
Family letters in their original manuscript form from Medieval England with transcripts and searchable text when printed editions are available. From the manuscript collections from the Paston, Stonor, Cely, Plumpton and Armburgh collections. Also includes family trees, a glossary, a map and a chronology.
Collection of original medieval manuscripts that describe travel, real and imaginary, in the Middle Ages.
Early records of life and society of Japan, 1856-1925, by Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925). Includes dairies, correspondence, photos, scrapebooks, records of publications and lectures.
Streaming video and audio of Metropolitan Opera performances; limited to 5 simultaneous users.
Documents, mostly from 1800-1924, for the study of immigration from Great Britain, Ireland, continental Europe and Asia to the Americas and Australasia. Documents include books, newspapers, maps, shipping papers, ship plans, correspondence, ephemera, reports, manuscripts, maps, and postcards. Also included are oral histories.
Citations for all manuscripts, books by and about Milton from 1624-1799.
FYI: There is no direct linking to what the library owns
Minutes of all meetings held by the Board of Directors from July 1854 to December 1943, covering topics ranging from infrastructure to taxation.
Index to historical U.S. documents created from 1895-1976. Archive offers the complete backfile of keyed bibliographic records, together with archival-quality page images of the catalog in PDF format.
Digitized papers related to the NAACP in 6 modules: 1) : Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files; 2) Branch Department, Branch Files, and Youth Department Files; 3) Special Subjects; 4) Major Campaigns: Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces; 5) Major Campaigns: Anti-Lynching, Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, Segregation and Discrimination Complaints and Responses; 6) Major Campaigns: Legal Department Files
Summaries of U.S. and International publications, including federal, state, and local government reports relating to criminal and juvenile justice and drug control. Links to full-text when available.
Office files and records of the Roosevelt White House from 1933-1945 highlight the domestic and foreign concerns of the President and his administration.
Surviving fragments of Greek Historians from Felix Jacoby's "Die Fragemente der Griechishen Historiker" (English: "Fragments of the Greek Historians") and other sources. Includes summaries and citations for historians whose work has not survived.
Electronic access to complete Shakespeare works in a modern critical edition (modern spellings), critical reference edition (original spellings), and authorship companion (essays of authorship and chronology); complete texts, notes, and scholarly resources; words can be searched across the set of editions
Main newspaper for the African-American community in New York, 1922-1993
Full page scans of the newspaper, 1851-2012.
Law, News and Business Database.
Full text news articles, law journal articles, court cases, briefs, legal codes, and SEC filings. Users can Shepardize court cases and then read the full text of the related decisions. Most publications are covered 1980-present. The best place to find interview transcripts from television and radio.
Digitized internal State Department records and correspondence between the Department and other federal departments, Congress, and private individuals and organizations.
Documents from the Foreign Office relating to the Nixon Presidency and Anglo-American relations during the Nixon Years.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Norfolk, VA, 1916-2003
Digitized primary sources covering the immigrant experience to the U.S. and Canada, 1784-1960
This database includes autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, audio files , and other documents relevant to Native American history, thought and culture from the sixteenth century through the mid to late twentieth century.
Full text letters, diaries, and unpublished manuscripts written by North American women from Colonial times - 1950.
Digitized editions of the weekly newspaper published by the Command Information Division of the U.S. Military Assistance Command's Office of Information.
Declassified reports from 1941-1961 focused on political, military and industrial affairs in Asia, Europe, the Soviet Union, Latin America and Asia.
Full text of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 - 1913, detailing trials held at London's central criminal court.
Alexander's Hamilton's diaries, letters and other papers, with updates until the series completion.
Baraka's poetry, organizational records, print publications, articles, plays, speeches, personal correspondence, oral histories, and personal records from 1913-1998.
Complete papers of the 7th US President.
Letters, diaries, and other papers from 1739-1830 by two members of a prominent South Carolina family.
George Washington's diaries, letters and other papers, with updates until the series completion.
Papers of the 4th U.S. President.
Full text of correspondence, judicial opinions, and other writings by the 4th chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
Most of the complete written output by Thomas Jefferson, searchable by keyword.
Full-text literature, philosophy, and theology classics online in scholarly editions, in addition to the correspondence of selected authors.
Full text books, correspondence, diaries by a selection of major pre-20th-century British women writers.
Online access to 1st ed. of Jacques-Paul Migne's text (1844-1855) and indexes 1862-1865); works of Church Fathers from Tertullian (200 AD) to Pope Innocent III's death (1216).
The official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party. Contains government policy information and resolutions as well as major domestic and international news, 1946-present. Full text searchable and browsable. Original layout of the newspaper browsable and presented in image format.
Focus on early modern European women’s writing, including digitized manuscripts encompassing subjects such as cookery and medical recipes, accounts, advice, travel writing, autobiographical material, and devotional writings.
Full-text archive of the backfiles of scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Late 1800s-2000.
Citations for articles in arts, humanities, and social science magazines and journals. 1665 - 2005.
Transcripts and reports of those who lived through WWII, including Japanese Americans, political officials, and historians who testified during 20 days of hearings.
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Philadelphia, 1912-2001
Main newspaper for the African-American community in Pittsburgh, 1911-2002
Dossier files from the Special Branch of the Shanghai Municipal Police.
Primary Sources (books, pamphlets, newspapers, newsletters, posters) from far-right and far-left groups of the 20th Century in the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia.
Digitized records on the Japanese occupation of Manchuria, military action at Shanghai in 1932, further Japanese penetration into China, and the undeclared war between Japan and China.
Collection of the 6 principal MID files relating to conditions in China from 1918 - 1941 as well as documents contained in MID records created by other U.S. government agencies and foreign governments.
Primary resources that explore the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975.
Printed sources, including rare books, pamphlets, posters, trade cards and visually-rich advertising ephemera from the United States, 1800-1900. Topics include: herbal medicine, hydrotherapy, commercial advertising, folk medicine, materia medica and apothecaries. Browse, search or explore themes and popular searches. Aimed at the general public rather than medical professionals. Good for historic context.
Recordings and transcripts of Presidents Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon. Includes transcripts of President Nixon's conversations appearing in Ken Hughes's Chasing Shadows: The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection (among others).Includes interactive charts.
Citations and abstracts to hearings, committee reports, bill files, witness testimony, and more issued by Congress from 1769-present. Full-text is available through 2004, later for some titles. Full-Text Hearings 1824-2004; (CRS) Reports 1916-present, committee prints from 1830-current; Serials Set documents from 1789; the Congressional Record (1969-1994 in print); and Executive Orders and Presidential Proclamations, 1789-2017.
Contains: Atlanta Daily World, (1931-2003); Baltimore Afro-American, (1893-1988); Chicago Defender, (1909-1975); Cleveland Call and Post, (1934-1991); Los Angeles Sentinel, (1934-2005); New York Amsterdam News, (1922-1993); Norfolk Journal and Guide, (1916-2003); Philadelphia Tribune, (1912-2001); and Pittsburgh Courier, (1911-2002).
Contains: Atlanta Daily World, (1931-2003); Baltimore Afro-American, (1893-1988); Boston Globe (1872-1986); Chicago Defender, (1909-1975); Chinese Newspaper Collection (1832-1953); Cleveland Call and Post, (1934-1991); The Globe & Mail (1844-2014); The Guardian & The Observer (1791-2003); Korea Times (1956-2016); Los Angeles Sentinel, (1934-2005); Los Angeles Times, (1881-1993); New York Amsterdam News, (1922-1993); New York Times, (1851-2013); Norfolk Journal and Guide, (1916-2003); Philadelphia Tribune, (1912-2001); Pittsburgh Courier, (1911-2002); and the San Francisco Chronicle, (1865-1922). South China Morning Post (1903-1998); Times of India (1838-2008)
Digitized Union correspondence, minutes, subject files, financial documents, membership records, and legal documents.
Primary sources including survey material, interviews and statistics, to educational pamphlets, administrative correspondence, and photographs and speeches from the Annual Race Relations Institutes from 1943-1970.
The oldest currently published Japanese American newspaper, from 1904-2018, with a link to current issues. In Japanese and English; mostly in Japanese before 1947 and mostly in English since 1947. Suspended publication during the internment of Japanese American citizens from 1942-1945.
Transcriptions of interviews conducted between 1967 - 1973 with influential individuals from the Civil Rights Movement.
Exclusive collection of images of Rastafari materials, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, booklets, statements, letters, articles and assorted literature from 1971 - 2014.
Citations and links full text of articles from over 250 major popular magazines and periodicals from 1890-present.
Letters, petitions, court proceedings and internal documents related to elections covering the early Reconstruction period in the American South. (1865-1877)
Dispatches from diplomatic and consular officials from the U.S. Department of State and memoranda and correspondence from other government departments, private firms, and individuals regarding relations between the United States and China and China and other states.
Includes two sets of digitized records: FEC's official policy statements and primary materials on which statements were based.
Digital documentation of the formation of the Council, its role in the development of U.S.-China trade, and the Council’s library holdings relating to China’s trade and economy.
Inter and intra-departmental records relating to internal political affairs of China and U.S. foreign policy toward China. Also contains a "Top Secret File" from the Office of Chinese Affairs.
Briefing books, correspondence, memoranda, policy papers, reports, statistics, and other records from the Office of the Country Director for the Republic of China during the years 1951 and 1978.
Reviews of Chinese press and translations of radio broadcasts from the Chinese Civil War.
Primary and secondary materials on America’s new religious and spiritual groups, churches, temples, and associations, 19th - 20th centuries.
Digitized FBI documents from 1968-1980 intelligence activities, informants, surveillance, and cooperation with local police departments regarding the Republic of New Afrika.
Videos, images, books, articles, and digitized primary sources focused on how revolutions, protests, resistance, and social movements have shaped and transformed the human experience globally from the 18th - 21st century.
Digitized primary sources that provide details about the political and financial machinations of the fruit companies, as well as the graft and corruption of the national government, the American banking community’s loans, the U.S. government’s response and the various aborted popular/revolutionary uprisings. 1910-1930.
Digitized records from 1910-1934 pertaining to the Mexican Revolution and its aftermath. Focus on revolutionary military activity and political problems surrounding new constitution.
Examples of and information about music iconography
Index to sources of music manuscripts produced after 1600; many link to digitized versions
Includes notebooks, diaries, guide books, verse and prose manuscripts, and correspondence of major romantic writers. Also has art images and modern photographs of relevant locations.
Papers and letters from important early founders of the US as well as a Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution
Streaming videos of dance and theatre performances as well as documentaries, interviews, and master classes in the performing arts.
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Full page scanned images of the entire newspaper (articles, photos, ads, etc.), from 1857-1983; 1984 - present includes text of articles only (no images or ads).
Project reports, letters, cables, and military attaché reports from 1944-1945. Topics include information on alleged art looting; business matters pertaining to leading German industrial firms, and Third Reich leaders.
Full page scanned images of the entire newspaper (articles, photos, ads, etc.), from 1871-1983; 1984- present includes text of articles only (no images or ads).
Full text of the newspaper, 1865 - present
Full page scans of the newspaper, 1865 - 1922
Full-text classics of Chinese history, literature, philosophy, and religion. Compiled by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Search or browse subjects and titles using the traditional Chinese siku classification.
A curated multimedia collection on key issues affecting our world today— borders and migrations, human rights violations, security, revolution and protest, and environmental issues. Contains 575,000 pages including rare, previously-unpublished archival material, 900 hours of video, 3,000 photographs.
Papers from the first chief justice of the Supreme Court.
Newspapers published for English and English Colonial Troops for all theaters during – and for a few years after -- World War Two. ncludes newspapers for Canadian, Indian, and South African troops.
Primary sources of unpublished professional papers, correspondence between professional and private individuals, autobiographical accounts and official records encompassing all aspects of sex, sexuality and gender identity.
17th to 20th century prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library.
20th and 21st century documents about performance practice in the reconstructed Globe Theatre, London (1997): prompt books, wardrobe notes, programmes, publicity material, annual reports, show reports, photographs and architectural plans.
Notifications, departmental reports, letters from readers, meeting minutes, municipal budget, revenue reports, financial statements, and policies formulated by the council.
Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and parts of Europe.
Digitized petitions on race, slavery and free blacks submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses from 1775-1867.
Books and periodicals chronicling the legal history of slavery and abolition, as well laws and cases both in support and against slavery in the English speaking world from the 18th - early 20th century.
Primary source documents and collections covering topics of slavery and abolition between 1490-2007.
Streaming audio of world music, spoken work, and natural sounds.
Films from the Communist World, 1917-1980s, dubbed into English. Chronicles history from socialist countries and countries with strong socialist movements.
Hong Kong-based newspaper archive, 1903-1998.
Digitized primary sources from 1775-1915. Includes business records (ledger, payroll, account books and receipts) and personal papers (correspondence, diaries, wills) of plantation owners.
1932-2000 news clippings, correspondence, lectures (typescripts and audio cassettes), research notebooks, speeches, and writings, subject files, legal and other materials pertaining to the Smith Act indictments, Communist Party documents, and memorabilia.
Gathers together 16th-, 17th-, and 18th- century British State Papers and links these historical manuscripts to their fully text-searchable Calendars. Full text of various British and Scottish Calendars (of Papers, Letters, Patent Rolls), Accounts, Acts, Histories, and Registers. It's an ongoing project. many titles are partially complete and others have yet to be added.
Records of three important women's rights organizations: National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance. Collection coverage 1880-1990.
Digitized documents and primary sources highlighting two anti-war organizations of the 1960s, from the rise of the anti-war movement through veterans' rights advocacy.
Full text, including images and ads.
Please note that this is separate publication from “The Times of London.”
Digital images of the complete Latin American Literary magazine (cover, photos, ads, etc.)
Greek literature from antiquity to the present.
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Digital collection covering U.S.-China relations in the post-Cold War Era, 1989 Tiananmen Square demonstrations, China's human rights issues, and resumption of World Bank loans to China in July 1990.
Historical Times of London, 1785 - 2009, including images and ads.
Digitized full text of English daily newspaper founded in 1838 to serve British residents of West India. (1838 - 2008)
Primary sources on American trade catalogues from 18th century- present.
Sources from A. D. 300-800 translated into English from a variety of writings.
Primary sources written by women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century.
4 volumes of digitized primary sources, along with in-copyright or difficult-to-find texts and authors.: 1) Christianity, 2) Islam, 3) Judaism, 4) Eastern Religions
Features collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African American poets of the twentieth century. Coverage begins with the key writers of the early decades, continues with major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Arts movement of the 1960s, and concludes with a considerable body of writing of the 1980s and 1990s.
The documents and reports used by Parliament from the nineteenth though the twentieth century. Also includes Hansard, which summarizes Parliament’s day to day debates and activities. Contains Bills and Acts (1801-2004) Command Papers (1883-2004), House of Commons Papers (1801-2004) and Hansard (1803-2005).
Includes full reproductions of graphics novels and comics starting from the 1950s. Besides digitized comics and graphic novels, this database also has interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism pertaining to the medium from various journals, books, and magazines.
Full text of over 30,000 bilateral and multilateral treaties in their authentic language(s), along with a translation into English
Primary sources of Victorian popular culture across Britain, America and Europe in the 19th-early 20th century.
Digitized files from State Department officials, Associated Press reporters, and US Armed Forces personnel covering involvement in Vietnam from 1960-1975.
Brings together archives of the Ferrar Family, including business records and business and non-business correspondence, as well as Records of the Virginia Company.
Video testimonies in 41 languages by survivors and witnesses of genocide. Some include transcripts. To use without creating an account, click "continue as guest"
Complete, searchable, full-text archive of American Vogue, including ads, 1892 - present
Links to official and ephemeral information issued by all branches of the U.S. Federal Government.
FBI surveillance reports, chronologies, witness statements and more regarding the history of Freedom Rides and the court decisions surrounding their challenge of local segregation practices.
Full-text access to law cases, federal and state, legal subject guides, law reviews, statutes and administrative materials, legislative materials and legal encyclopedias. Most data 1996- present. Cases go back to 1945, Federal Register back to 1980. Key search allows searching by Westlaw's keynote system of indexing.
Full text primary and secondary sources on US women's social movements, 1600-2000.
Digitized primary sources from 300 international repositories. Showcases the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of international women's conferences.
Includes documents related to the Habsburg Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the British, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, and United States Empires, and settler societies in the United States, New Zealand and Australia.
Full text documents on women's suffrage in Britain, the British Empire and colonial territories.1900-1960.
Full-text access to important books by and about women published from 1400 to 1850.
Full text of: Better Homes & Gardens (1922 to 2005), Chatelaine (1928 to 2005), Cosmopolitan (1926-2004), Essence (1970-2005), Good Housekeeping (1885 to 2005), Ladies' Home Journal (1885 to 2005), Parents (1926 to 2005), Redbook (1903 to 2005), Seventeen (1944-2005), WIN News (1975-2003), and Women's Day (1937-2001).
Papers from national women's rights leaders like Julia Ward Howe, Anna Howard Shaw, and Matilda Gage. Focus is on voting rights, women in national politics, and family planning.
Digitized full color scans of the entire archive including its supplements back to1910.
Documents relating to over 200 World’s Fairs from the Chrystal Palace in London to Montreal’s Expo ’67. Documents include artifacts, catalogs, diaries, government reports, periodicals, plans, pamphlets, postcards, programs, books, official records, and photographs and slides. Documents from the entire world, with a majority from Northern Europe, North America, Australia and East Asia.
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