Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive consists of material sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts, and maps from many different countries. The primary source material is accompanied by research guides, subject outlines, and scholarly essays on the subject. The archive also offers links to websites, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and information on key collections, to give users background and context for further research. NOTE: The Library has purchased Part II : Slave Trade in the Atlantic World.
This collection brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. It also contains hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery. The editors have gathered every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere.
Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI), Socialism on Film documents the communist world, from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. This unique collection of documentary films, features and newsreels reveals all aspects of life behind the Iron Curtain, as seen by filmmakers from the USSR, Vietnam, Cuba, China, East Germany, Eastern Europe and more. The footage was originally sourced from communist states, then versioned into English language for private distribution in Britain and the West. The films have been conserved, digitised from the original 16mm and 35mm reels, and are fully transcribed and searchable.
Provides access to a library of ornithological literature of international scope, and detailed material documenting the history of ornithology in North America over the last 120 years. SORA users can both browse and search through journal titles, and individual articles can be downloaded as PDF files.
The South Asia Archive is a fully searchable digital archive encompassing millions of pages of valuable research and teaching materials, providing online access to documents ranging from the mid-18th to the mid-20th Century. Comprising material sourced from collectors and archivists in India by the South Asia Research Foundation, this Archive contains both serial and non-serial materials, including reports, rare books, and journal runs from noteworthy, rare publications.
This one-of-a-kind collection provides online access to a select group of South Asian newspapers from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Featuring English-, Gujarati- and Bengali-language papers published in India, in the regions of the Subcontinent that now comprise Pakistan, and in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), South Asian Newspapers offers extensive coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the Indian Subcontinent between 1864 and 1922.
This library contains official publications from the Stair Society including the Stair Society Main (Annual) Series Vols. 1-53 (1936-2008), and the Supplementary Series Vols. 1-3. In addition to the publications of the Stair Society, researchers will find influential works and links to scholarly articles relating to Scottish legal history.
The Stalin Digital Archive (SDA) is a result of collaboration between the Russian State Archive of Social and Political History and Yale University Press. This collection provides access to primary source materials from Stalin’s personal papers and insightful monographs on communism. In addition, it seeks to advance research and teaching through new ways for scholars and students to interact with this content and collaborate.
State Papers Online is a collection of English government documents originating from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, when the King or Queen acted as Prime Minister as well as Monarch. The papers feature the office archives and correspondence of the secretaries of state serving the Monarch as facsimile manuscript documents accessed directly or via the fully searchable Calendar entries (abstracts or transcriptions). This is augmented by State Papers Online 18th Century, 1714-1782.
This collection contains women's travel diaries and correspondence from The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University. From the everyday to the extraordinary, these rare diaries and the supporting correspondence describe the travel experiences, destinations and desires of nineteenth and twentieth century American women.
UK Parliamentary Papers contains Commons and Lords sessional papers from the 18th through to the 21st centuries, with supplementary material back to 1688. The collection also includes Hansard from 1803 to 2005, Peter Cockton's Subject Catalogue of the House of Commons Parliamentary Papers 1801-1900, and diplomatic and consular reports 1887-1916. The Parliamentary Papers are vital to the historical record of Britain, its former Colonies and the wider world. Contains page images and searchable full text for each paper, along with detailed indexing.
The single most important series of American government publications, the U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an incomparably rich, largely untapped collection of primary source material on the people, issues and events of American history and politics. Presenting every publication from the 15th Congress through the 103rd Congress, including items missing from other editions, the Readex U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 contains over 415,000 individual documents in more than 14,000 volumes. Designed for legislative and historical research.
HeinOnline U.S. Congressional Serial Set is "Phase I" which covers complete indexing of more than 17,000 volumes of the Serial Set, 1978-2018 (40 years) archive content, and complete American State Papers.
As part of the 'U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994', Readex uses the original volumes to create fine new digital images, including approximately 72,000 maps. Nearly 14,000 maps and more than 8,000 illustrations appear in high-resolution color.
The U.S. Federal Legislative History Library consists of two main parts: The Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories Database and The Legislative History Title Collection. The Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories Database is derived from the looseleaf publication Sources of Compiled Legislative Histories: A Bibliography of Government Documents, Periodical Articles, and Books by Nancy P. Johnson, Law Librarian and Professor of Law Georgia State University College of Law. The Legislative History Title Collection is a collection of full-text legislative histories on some of the most important and historically significant legislation of our time.
This comprehensive document set sheds light on the U.S. intelligence community’s spying and analytic efforts in the Arab world, including the Middle East, the Near East, and North Africa. It covers the time period from the end of World War II up until the 2002-2003 Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) assessments, the Global War on Terror, the Iraq War, and Iran’s nuclear program.
Includes titles as Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Public Papers of the Presidents, CFR Title 3 (Presidents), Weekly Compilation of the Presidential Documents, and other documents relating to U.S. presidents. Messages and Papers of the Presidents is a 22-volume set beginning with George Washington and concluding with Herbert Hoover. Public Papers of the Presidents begins with Herbert Hoover and concludes with George W. Bush. The CFR Title 3 series contains the full text of presidential proclamations, executive orders, and certain other presidential documents promulgated during 1936-2001. This series of presidential compilations is published under Title 3 of the Code of Federal Regulations and designed to cover the text of formal presidential documents under the Federal Register Act.
Commonly referred to as the Statutes at Large, this is the official source for the laws and resolutions passed by Congress. Publication began in 1845 by the private firm of Little, Brown and Company under authority granted by Congress. In 1874, Congress transferred the authority to publish the Statutes at Large to the Government Printing Office, which has been responsible for producing the set since that time. Every law, public and private, ever enacted by the Congress is published in the the Statutes at Large in order of the date of its passage. Until 1948, all treaties and international agreements approved by the Senate were also published in the set. In addition, the the Statutes at Large includes the text of the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, the Constitution, amendments to the Constitution, treaties with Indians and foreign nations, and presidential proclamations
Complete coverage of the official U.S. Reports from 1754 onwards, as well as Preliminary Prints from 2002 onwards and Slip Opinions from 2002 to date. The collection also includes a variety of resourceful books and periodicals such as, the Supreme Court Economic Review and the Supreme Court Review.
El Portal de Revistas Científicas Complutenses es un servicio orientado a la difusión de la investigación y a apoyar la edición electrónica de revistas científicas en el seno de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
UAiR is The University of Arizona Institutional Repository (UAiR) and is maintained and hosted by the University Libraries. The mission of UAiR is to collect, preserve and share the intellectual output of the faculty, staff and students of The University of Arizona.
University of California Press is a nonprofit publishing arm of the University of California system. For more than 100 years, it has championed work that influences public discourse and challenges the status quo in multiple fields of study. It publishes journals in the humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. The Library subscribes to selected UC Press journals.
The V&R eLibrary contains academic works from the fields of Classics, German Studies, History, the Humanities, Philosophy, Psychology, Theology/Religion/Jewish Studies/Oriental Studies as well as many other arts and social sciences. NOTE: The Library subscribes to selected titles only.
Visual History Archive published by USC Shoah Foundation allows users to search through and view more than 52,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide. Initially a repository of Holocaust testimony, it has expanded to include testimonies from the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China, and the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.
Online researchers have access to more than 100 years of The Wall Street Journal’s accurate reporting, exclusive analysis, agenda-setting editorials, and controversial opinions. In addition to the printed stories, researchers also can study the charts, stock tables, graphics, and illustrations featured in the publication. With this resource, users can study the development of industries and companies across decades, monitor the implementation and effects of fiscal policies on the global economy, study opposing viewpoints at critical times in the world’s history, and more. This title is especially appealing to those interested in business, finance, economics, and journalism. Coverage: 1889 - 1999
Known for its comprehensive political reporting, first-rate photo essays, Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial writing, and unmatched investigative reporting, the historical Washington Post (1877-1993) is an unparalleled resource for today’s budding journalists, political historians, and students of government. Coverage: 1877 - 2000
The vast majority of articles written for Victorian periodicals were published anonymously, or under pseudonyms. The Wellesley Index identifies the authors of articles within 45 major Victorian periodicals, and provides a bibliography for each contributor. It incorporates the Curran Index of corrections and additions to the original index.
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding about U.S. history generally at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools. The collection currently includes 110 document projects and archives with almost 4,200 documents and more than 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.
Collection of primary materials drawn from more than 300 libraries, archives and institutions. Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the proceedings of conferences at which pivotal decisions were made, this collection lets you see how women’s social movements shaped much of the events and attitudes that have defined modern life. Women’s international organizations have focused on issues related to peace, poverty, child labor, literacy, disease prevention, and global inequality.
This collection consists of two distinct elements: A finding aid to women's studies resources in The U.K. National Archives, which ranges across all of the document classes TNA hold ; Original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire and colonial territories, which cover the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain, 1903-1928 and the granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories, 1930-1962