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Historical Abstracts

  • Best Bet
  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Scholarship (articles, books, dissertations and book reviews) about world history from 1450 CE - present. Does not include United States or Canadian history.

Making of the Modern World

  • Best Bet
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Books in many English and in other European languages from the second half of the 15th Century to the Early 20th Century.

Age of Exploration

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

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

(Adam Mathew Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

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.

Ancestry.com

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

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.

Colonial State Papers

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Documents from and about government of English Colonies, 1574-1739.

Database of Latin Dictionaries

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Brepols Publisher

A database for researching Latin culturally, historically, and linguistically through a collection of ancient and modern Latin dictionaries and lexicographical tools. Currently searches twenty dictionaries with at least one dictionary added annually.

Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources (DMLBS)

  • Reference Sources
  • Vendor: Brepols Publisher

: An online version of the paper volumes, the Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources gives cultural, historical, and linguistic context to medieval Latin using British Sources from the 6th to the 16th centuries.

Electronic Enlightenment

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Center for Research Libraries

Correspondence from the early 17th to the mid-19th centuries from authors linked with the Enlightenment in Europe, the Americas and Asia.

English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: British Library

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

Europe and the Ottoman World

(Arcadian Library Online)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Bloomsbury

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.

First World War Portal

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

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.

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Videos
  • Vendor: Yale University Press

Videotaped testimonies of those with first-hand experience with the Nazi persecutions, including those who were in hiding, survivors, bystanders, those who resisted, and liberators. Note: you must create an account with Aviary. Once you have logged in, you will have to request access to one testimony and agree to the conditions. After you have received access to the first testimony, you will request access to additional testimony, but you will receive access permission almost instantaneously

HathiTrust Digital Library

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Hathitrust

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.

Iter Italicum

(Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance)
  • Primary Sources (Archival) | Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Iter

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.

Iter: Renaissance and Reformation

(ITER)
  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: Iter

Provides access to Renaissance and Reformation / Renaissance et Reforme, a peer-reviewed quarterly journal, multidisciplinary and bilingual. The journal contains essays in English and French on many aspects of the Renaissance and Reformation period.

John Johnson Collection

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: ProQuest

Large collection of printed ephemera -- posters, broadsides, pamphlets and other documents -- from the 18th, 19th and 20th Britain.

Manchester Medieval Sources

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Manchester Medieval Sources

Primary sources from the Manchester Medieval Sources book series; includes first hand accounts, many translated into English, of medieval sources

Migration to New Worlds

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

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.

Old Bailey Online

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Old Bailey

Full text of the Old Bailey Proceedings from 1674 - 1913, detailing trials held at London's central criminal court.

Past Masters Full Text Humanities

  • E-books | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Intelex

Full-text literature, philosophy, and theology classics online in scholarly editions, in addition to the correspondence of selected authors.

Political Extremism and Radicalism

  • Popular Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

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.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery : A Transnational Archive

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

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.

State Papers Online : Early Modern Government in Britain and Europe

(Parts I, II, III, IV, and 18th Century Part I)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

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.

Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822-2016

  • Newspapers & News Sources | Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Gale

Full text, including images and ads.
Please note that this is separate publication from “The Times of London.”

Women and Social Movements, Modern Empires since 1820

  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Alexander Street Press

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.

Women's Studies International

  • Scholarly Sources
  • Vendor: EBSCOhost

Citations and links to full text of scholarly books and articles on gender and women's studies.

World's Fairs: A Global History of Expositions

(AM Explorer)
  • Primary Sources (Archival)
  • Vendor: Adam Matthew

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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