History

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Key Databases

America: History and Life

Covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistoric times to the present.

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Coverage:
1954 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Gale Primary Sources (previously known as Artemis Primary Sources)

Platform that integrates primary source digital collections provided by the vendor Gale. Currently, it allows to search for primary sources within the following collections: Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) and Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO).

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Coverage:
18 and 19th centuries
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Colonial America

A digital primary sources collection on early America, the Atlantic world, the Caribbean and the British Empire. Sourced from The National Archives in the United Kingdom. Colonial America will consist of 5 modules. UAlbany libraries currently provide access to the four first modules: Module 1: Frontier Life, Early Expansion And Rivalries (1606-1763), Module 2: Towards Revolution (mainly 1760s-1770s), Module 3: The American Revolution (mainly 1770s-1780s), Module 4: Legislation and Politics in the Colonies (1636-1782). The remaining module is still under production.

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Coverage:
1606-1805
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Black Studies Center

Black Studies Center is a leading tool that supports research, teaching, and learning in Black Studies and other disciplines that benefit from a more detailed coverage of the black experience such as history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion. Contains historical backfiles of the Chicago Defender, a leading African-American newspaper, the International Index to Black Periodicals, the Marshall Index, and the Black Literature Index.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women and Social Movements in the United States: 1600-2000

A collection of digitized documentary sources on women and social movements in the United States. The database includes published histories and records of women's reform organizations throughout the United States across the 19th and 20th centuries. The database features scanned original selections of books, pamphlets, and related materials from "One Hundred Years of the Women's Suffrage Movement," The History of Woman Suffrage (6 volumnes, 1881-1922); proceedings of the national conventions of female Anti-Slavery societies in the 1830's; proceedings of the women's rights conventions in the 1850's and 1860's; annual reports of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; and local and national histories of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. Also included is Alexander Street's full-text author database Semantic Indexing and The Dictionary of Social Movements.

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Coverage:
1600-2000
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Women and Social Movements: Modern Empire since 1820

Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires offers clusters of documents in nine categories: Asian Empires, 1842-2001, European Empires, 1820-2005, Ottoman and Post-Ottoman Empires in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1860-2015. Collection explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices. With a clear focus on bringing the voices of the colonized to the forefront.

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Coverage:
1820-present
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection (Series 1-6 via Gale)

This collection brings the Series 1-5 previously distributed by EBSCO more firmly into the 20th century with titles running up to 1923. Going beyond the short date range in the earlier series, it includes the entirety of publishing history in the Colonies and subsequent United States. It extends or fills gaps in issues for approximately 45 titles previously digitized in Series 1-5 and adds more than 150 new periodical titles recently acquired by the AAS.

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Coverage:
18th-20th Century
Updated:
Static Archives
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Newspapers.com

Newspapers.com World Collection is an online database of 10,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the 2000s. It contains a diverse blend of full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to local newspapers in the United States and other English-speaking countries. It provides greater opportunities for longitudinal and comparative analysis of historical events and people.

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Coverage:
from the early 1700s into the 2000s
Updated:
Daily ongoing updates
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Atlantic Magazine Archive

The Atlantic Magazine Archive, 1857-2014 covers events and political issues through literary and cultural commentary. It includes more than 1,800 issues providing a broad view of 19th, 20th and early 21st-Century American thought.

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Coverage:
1857-2014
Updated:
none
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965

This database provides an insight into the American consumer boom of the mid-20th century through access to the complete market research reports of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer. The collection includes information on some of America’s best known brands, containing thousands of reports commissioned by companies such as Philip Morris, Chrysler, Exxon and CBS on consumer goods ranging from tobacco and broadcasting to cars and hotels. This digital primary sources collection could be useful in the following fields: advertising, consumerism, history, psychology, gender/women studies, and media.

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Coverage:
1931-1965
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Gateway to North America: The People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York

From the New-York Historical Society, Gateway to North America: People, Places, and Organizations of 19th-Century New York is an archive chronicling the people and organizations of New York City during the 19th century. It is a unique collection of historical directories, member lists, travel guides and other resources.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Historical Abstracts

Covers the history of the world except for the United States and Canada from 1450 to the present. Includes all branches of history: political, diplomatic, military, economic, social, cultural, religious, and intellectual history and the history of science, technology and medicine. Also includes materials relating to the profession of history. Approximately 50% of the articles are from English-language journals. A good source for finding scholarly sources on international issues.

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Coverage:
1955 +
Updated:
Monthly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
MacLean's Magazine Archive

Maclean's Magazine Archive, 1905-2015, is a digital collection of the leading Canadian news and general interest magazine. Providing a unique perspective on national and international news and culture, the magazine covers investigative reporting, opinion and analysis on politics, economics, technology and more.

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Coverage:
1905-2015
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New-York Historical Society

Orderly Books were the controlling document of day-to-day military life. Revolutionary War Era Orderly Books from the New-York Historical Society is a unique archive of Orderly Books from between 1748 and 1817. An orderly book included official orders from upper chains of command to the lower units, and served as a way to transmit essential information to the troops in an era before mass communication.This primary source collection provides unique insights into how soldiers lived everyday life, as well as information about the particular locations the military units were camped and where they marched, offering first-hand accounts of towns and geography.

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Coverage:
1748-1817
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Civil War Primary Source Documents

From the New-York Historical Society, Civil War Primary Source Documents is an archive of unique manuscripts chronicling the American Civil War as it was experienced. Providing both Northern and Southern perspectives, it covers all aspects of the war, including reactions and impressions from the home front.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Archive is valuable to researchers of 20th-century current events, politics and business, as well as those interested in the history of journalism, advertising and popular culture.

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Coverage:
1926-1984
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Atla Historical Monographs Collection: Series 1 & 2

The ATLA Historical Monographs Collection includes two series that provide access to more than 29,000 titles focused on religion and theology. The majority of content dates from the 19th and early 20th centuries, a time of great doctrinal, social and organizational upheaval in American culture, making this collection an invaluable resource for scholars seeking to understand not only religious thought during this time period, but the general social, political and economic transformation of the country as well.

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Coverage:
13th Century through 1922
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Historical Statistics of the United States

The standard source for the quantitative facts of American history, covering population; work and welfare; economic structure and performance; economic sectors; and governance and international relations.

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Coverage:
Colonial times to 2000
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I

Online, full-text access to approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Global in scope, Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented. Themes covered include: Gay & LGBT Alliances, History of HIV & Aids, LGBT History, LGBTQ Rights Movement Documents are sourced from top libraries and archives, including:GLBT Historical Society, New York Public Library Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, Inc., the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the National Library of Medicine (United States).ritish Library of Political and Economic Science at the London School of Economics Women's Energy Bank and others.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II

Primary sources documenting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people's history. Fully searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, an international selection of posters, and other primary source LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities. Part II series highlights often-excluded groups—even within the LGBTQ community—and enables users to draw new connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Archive Finder

Archive Finder is a current directory which describes over 220,000 collections of primary source material housed in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom and Ireland.

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Coverage:
ca. 1950's
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
JSTOR

Image backfiles of journals in humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. Includes the following collections: Arts & Sciences I through X, Arts & Sciences XII; Life Sciences, Iberoamerica and JSTOR Asia collection.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Varies
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection (Series 1-5 via EBSCO)

Provides digital access to a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. Subjects include: culture and the arts and literature, music, religion, women's studies, history, science, and more. For a more comprehensive access to the AAS historical periodicals, the vendor GALE provides access to additional titles and has added an additional volume (volume 6): https://library.albany.edu/dbfinder/resource.php?id=4288

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Coverage:
17th - 20th Centuries
Updated:
no updates, static archives
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Kanopy

Kanopy is a streaming video service that offers over 26,000 films from over 800 leading producers such as Criterion Collection, New Day Films, The Great Courses, PBS, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber and First Run Features.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
Continuously
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

Database of English-language materials printed in the UK during the 18th century. Also includes limited foreign-language titles and many important works from the Americas. There are over 180,000 titles (200,000 volumes) of books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue.

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Coverage:
1700 - 1799
Updated:
Regularly
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users

Other Databases

Accessible Archives Database Collection

Searchable full text content of entire ccessible Archives and Collections which include several 19th century newspaper collections with images as well as American county histories and other historical collections. Covers many aspects of 19th century life and history and contains origianl source materials specifically addressing African American cultural history and womens' history. Microfilm versions of some of the newspapers are held by the UA Libraries. An important source available for research and fresh interpretation by undergraduate and graduate students, historians, sociologists, and educators.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
As new collections are added
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Africa-Wide: NiPAD [via EBSCO]

A combination of files from Africa, Europe and the USA for the study of Africa. The database is a gateway to a wide array of important bibliographies, indexes and databases focusing on information to support The New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD). Topics include politics, history, economics, business, mining, natural sciences, environment, development, social issues, anthropology, literature, language, law, music, tourism and much more. Sources include book citations, periodicals and magazine articles, radio and television broadcasts, newspapers, pamphlets, maps, reports, theses, music recordings and much more.

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Coverage:
Nineteenth century to the present
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
Limited to one concurrent user
African American Newspapers, The 19th Century

Searchable full text content of six major African-American newspapers published during the 1800s with specific emphasis on New York, and East Coast African American history, as well as Canadian history. Three of the newspapers were published in New York. Covers many aspects of 19th century cultural life and history and contains original source materials written by African-Americans for African-Americans. The more complete microfilm versions of some of these newspapers are held by the UA Libraries. An important source for research and fresh interpretation by undergraduate and graduate students, historians, sociologists, and educators. Descriptions of newspapers included here can be found at http://www.accessible.com/accessible/aboutus.jsp..

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Coverage:
Freedom's Journal, New York, 1827-Mar. 1829.
Colored American, New York, 1837- 1841.
The North Star, Rochester, NY, 1847- July 1851.
National Era, , Washington, DC, 1847- Mar. 1860.
Frederick Douglass Papers (continuation of The North Star,) 1852 - Dec. 1856.
Douglass' Monthly, Jan.1859 - Aug. 1863.
Provincial Freeman, Toronto, ON, 1854 - Dec. 1857.
Updated:
The Christian Recorder, AME Church - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Toronto, ON, 1861 - Dec. 1887.
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Alt-PressWatch

Alt-PressWatch is a full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. Includes critical perspectives on local and international issues confronting contemporary society within a broad spectrum of subject areas. The database offers free text searching and complete indexing. It is a current and retrospective collection and it provides viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge the coverage of the mainstream media.

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Coverage:
1988 +
Updated:
Daily
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
Limited to two concurrent users
Alternative Press Index

API includes newspapers, magazines, periodicals, free press or community based news, some of which chronicles "radical" and left of center perspectives as well as speakers noted from social justice and social change.

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Coverage:
1991+
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
Limited to 2-5 concurrent users
Alternative Press Index Archive

Guide to alternative sources of information including radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazine. Coverage is international and interdisciplinary.

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Coverage:
1969 - 1990
Updated:
Archive is complete.
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
American County Histories to 1900 - New York

Electronic version of various New York Counties' history book published during the 18th century. It includes texts, maps and illustrations. The entire contents are full-text searchable.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
N/A
American History in Video

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.

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Coverage:
1492-present
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
American Revolution Archives

Subset of nine digital collections focusing on the American Revolution Period: Constitutional Convention Records, Continental Congress - Misc, Continental Congress - Papers, Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress, George Washington Correspondence, Revolutionary War Pensions, Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels, Revolutionary War Rolls and Revolutionary War Service Records. It includes primary sources related to seminal events leading up to the founding of the new nation and of the people involved in these crucial military and political struggles. The collections contains over 4.7 million pages of original historical documents culled from materials at the National Archives that pertain to the Revolutionary War, chronicle military strategies, and recount the lives of individual soldiers both during and after the War. It also contains foundational documents for the new nation including Papers of the Continental Congress, the official records of the original colonies and the early United States, Constitutional Convention Records, and many other historic documents representing and revealing the process of the Constitution's creation.

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Coverage:
Revolutionary period.
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users.
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part I

Online, full-text access to approximately 1.5 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world. Rare and unique content from newsletters, papers, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other types of primary sources sheds light on the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more. Global in scope, Part I: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 features historical documents published in more than 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented. Themes covered include: Gay & LGBT Alliances, History of HIV & Aids, LGBT History, LGBTQ Rights Movement Documents are sourced from top libraries and archives, including:GLBT Historical Society, New York Public Library Lesbian Herstory Educational Foundation, Inc., the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the National Library of Medicine (United States).ritish Library of Political and Economic Science at the London School of Economics Women's Energy Bank and others.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Archives of Sexuality and Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II

Primary sources documenting Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered people's history. Fully searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, an international selection of posters, and other primary source LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities. Part II series highlights often-excluded groups—even within the LGBTQ community—and enables users to draw new connections across the development of LGBTQ culture and activism.

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Coverage:
Primary sources from 1940 to date
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Black Abolitionist Papers

This full-text collection details the extensive work of African Americans to abolish slavery in the United States prior to the Civil War. Covering the period 1830-1865, the collection presents the international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. The approximately 15.000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists show the full range of their activities in the United States, Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, France and Germany.

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Coverage:
1830-1865
Updated:
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Early English Books Online (EEBO)

Contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 -EEBO contains over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640), Wing Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700), the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661), and the Early English Tract Supplement.

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Coverage:
1473-1700
Updated:
Infrequently
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Early Republic

Primary material documenting the actions, debates and thoughts of the First Federal Congress and its members. Provides access to the volumes of the “Documentary History of The First Federal Congress” published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

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Coverage:
1789-1791
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Empire Online

Spanning five centuries, and charting the rise and fall of empires around the world, Empire Online enables students and researchers to explore colonial history, politics, culture and society.It provides access to tens of thousands of pages of unique primary source material including maps, manuscripts, pamphlets, paintings, drawings and rare books.

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Coverage:
Late 15th to early 21st century
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
fold3 (Includes American Revolution Archives)

Subset of nine digital collections focusing on the American Revolution Period: Constitutional Convention Records, Continental Congress - Misc, Continental Congress - Papers, Foreign Letters of the Continental Congress, George Washington Correspondence, Revolutionary War Pensions, Revolutionary War Prize Cases - Captured Vessels, Revolutionary War Rolls and Revolutionary War Service Records. It includes primary sources related to seminal events leading up to the founding of the new nation and of the people involved in these crucial military and political struggles. The collections contains over 4.7 million pages of original historical documents culled from materials at the National Archives that pertain to the Revolutionary War, chronicle military strategies, and recount the lives of individual soldiers both during and after the War. It also contains foundational documents for the new nation including Papers of the Continental Congress, the official records of the original colonies and the early United States, Constitutional Convention Records, and many other historic documents representing and revealing the process of the Constitution's creation.

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Coverage:
Revolutionary Period.
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Global Commodities

Explores the histories of fifteen key commodities that changed the world through a wide range of manuscript sources, rare books, maps, advertising, paintings, photographs and ephemera.This resource focuses on the following fifteen significant commodities whose stories are often intertwined: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, oil, opium, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine and spirits.

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Coverage:
18th to 20th century
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)

This database indexes both core and specialized journals (2,600) and books in the social sciences. Core disciplines covered are anthropology, economics, political science and sociology, with additional coverage in other social science fields. Thirty percent of the records are in languages other than English.

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Coverage:
1951 +
Updated:
Quarterly
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
L.A. Theatre Works

Hundreds of important dramatic works in streaming audio from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre companies. The plays are significant dramatic works of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries and are performed by leading actors from around the world, recorded specifically for online listening.

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Coverage:
19th - 21st centuries
Updated:
no updates: static archives
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Military & Government Collection

Military & Government Collection offers current news pertinent to all branches of the military and government through full-text coverage of over 300 journals. In addition it contains 200+ full text pamphlets and indexing with abstracts for an additional 500 journals.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Weekly
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Nineteenth Century Collections Online

A database of primary source collections for the 19th Century, primarily British and American, but includes material from other countries. It consists of monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in Western and non-Western languages. NCCO is selective and material thematically grouped into Archives. Our access is to 7 archives: British Politics and Society; Asia & The West; British Theatre and Popular Culture; Corvey Collection of European Literature; Photography: The World Through the Lens; Women: Transnational Networks; and Religion,Spirituality, Reform and Society

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Coverage:
19th Century
Updated:
Static Archives
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Nineteenth Century US Newspapers

19th Century U.S. Newspapers is a full-text searchable database of primary sources consisting of more than 500 newspapers and 1.8 million pages. Coverage spans the entire 19th century, a time of extraordinary change socially, politically and culturally. Every aspect of society and every region of the nation is found in the archive — rural and urban, large cities and small towns, coast to coast, etc. Includes major newspapers as well as those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests.

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Coverage:
19th Century
Updated:
No updates: Static Archive
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
PBS Video Third Edition

The PBS Video Collection This collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
No
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Proquest Historical Newspapers - The New York Times

Full text of The New York Times.

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Coverage:
1851-2014
Updated:
Annually
Fulltext:
Yes, selected
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
Salem History

A database that contains the complete content of printed history reference sets from Salem Press owned by the University Libraries. Currently includes: Milestone Documents of American History, Milestone Documents of American Leaders, Milestone Documents of African American Leaders, and the Encyclopedia of American Immigration.

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Coverage:
Varies
Updated:
Annually Access
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Papers of Dwight David Eisenhower

Online edition contains the entire 21-volumes of The Papers of Dwight D. Eisenhower including significant letters, memoranda, cables, and directives written or dictated by Eisenhower from the years prior to World War II through the full term of his presidency. This massive collection includes documents—many of them previously classified—from private collections and public archives in the U.S. and U.K., as well as papers from the Eisenhower Presidential Library.

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Coverage:
N/A
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users
The Pittsburgh Courier

One of the most nationally circulated Black newspapers, the Pittsburgh Courier reached its peak in the 1930s. A conservative voice in the African-American community, the Pittsburgh Courier challenged the misrepresentation of African-Americans in the national media and advocated social reforms to advance the cause of civil rights.

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Coverage:
1911-2002
Updated:
N/A
Fulltext:
Yes
Access limitations:
No limitation on concurrent users