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American History; Sociology
Contains the collection of over 2,000 interviews conducted in seventeen states between 1936 and 1938 under the Federal Writers' Project of the Work Progress Administration, as published in 1972 in The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography edited by George P. Rawick. The site contains a links to the narratives and Rawick's analysis of the collection, From Sundown to Sunup: The Making of the Black Community. Each entry links to an Adobe PDF version of the narrative as contained in the Rawick print collection, including any handwritten editorial comments made at the time.
Database topics
Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource
"Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture. "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project," from which the collections draws its content, is the largest national project ever to locate, preserve and disseminate Hispanic culture of the United States in its written form from colonial times until 1960.... The collection accurately conveys the creative life of U.S. Hispanics, and sheds new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized Hispanics from the earliest moments of this country's history through contemporary times."--Online provider's description.
Database topics
Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource.
"The Latino-Hispanic American Experience: Leaders, Writers and Thinkers presents thematic content focusing on the evolution of Hispanic civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries. Rare and relevant books and newspapers --including rare anarchist newspapers -- are presented in their original form. Extensive manuscript collections of both organizations and individuals are included for viewing, indexed for ease of search and maximum discovery. This collection offers a unique approach, focusing exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the United States."--Online provider's description.
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Government Information: United States; History; Law; Political Science; Government Information: International and Foreign; Economics and Business
  • Major collections: Pre 18th century
  • 18th century
  • 19th century
  • 20th century
  • 21st century
  • African-Americans - biography, autobiography and history
  • American Constitution - a documentary record
  • American diplomacy: bilateral treaties 1778-1999
  • American diplomacy: multilateral treaties 1864-1999
  • American history: a chronology 1492-1988
  • Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance documents
  • Annual messages of the Presidents
  • Austrian-American diplomacy
  • Barbary Treaties 1816-1836
  • Belgian-American diplomacy
  • Blackstone's commentaries on the laws of England 1765-1769
  • Brazilian-American diplomacy 1829-
  • British-American diplomacy 1782-
  • Chilean-American diplomacy 1832-
  • Cold War
  • Cold War diplomacy - Defense treaties of the United States
  • Colonial charters, grants and related documents
  • Confederate States of America : papers
  • Congressional Resolutions
  • Diplomatic document collections
  • Economic and legal treatises
  • European diplomacy 870- : bilateral treaties and agreements
  • European history: a chronology 802-1992
  • Federalist papers
  • Foreign relations of the United States
  • Franco-American diplomacy
  • From Versailles to NATO: 1918-1949
  • German-American diplomacy
  • History treatises
  • Inaugural addresses of the Presidents
  • Indochina - Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos
  • Inter-American system: agreements, conventions and other documents
  • International agreements and Diplomatic Documents
  • International Military Tribunal for Germany
  • Jefferson Papers
  • Journals of the Continental Congress 1774-1789: selected documents
  • Laws of war: Hague and Geneva Conventions
  • League of Nations
  • Madison's notes on debates in the Federal Convention of 1787
  • Mexican-American diplomacy
  • Middle East 1916-2002: a documentary record
  • Native Americans: documents 1789-1887
  • Nazi - Soviet Relations 1939-1941
  • Nuremberg War Crimes Trial
  • Papers Relating to the Foreign Relations of the United States
  • Peace Conference at the Hague 1899: correspondence, instructions and reports
  • Presidential papers
  • Project DIANA - an online human rights archive
  • Quasi War with France 1791-1800
  • September 11, 2001 : Attack on America - a collection of documents
  • Slavery: statutes and treaties
  • Soviet-American diplomacy
  • Spanish-American diplomacy
  • State constitutions 1776-
  • Texas: from independence to annexation 1836-1846
  • Treaties between the United States and Native Americans
  • United Nations: documents
  • United States, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Area 1950-1999
  • United States statutes
  • United States statutes concerning Native Americans
  • United States statutes concerning slavery
  • Western European security and co-operation 1948-
  • World War II: documents 1940-1945.
Avalon Project from Yale Law School gives access to documents relevant to the fields of Law, History, Economics, Politics, Diplomacy and Government from ancient times to the present.
Database topics
Jewish Studies; Education; Sociology
1 online resource
Database topics
Jewish Studies
Berman Jewish Policy Archive (BJPA) at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service is a digital library of research and scholarship relating to Jewish communities in North America and around the world. BJPA is a tool that allows any user access to policy-relevant materials free of charge. The BJPA seeks to be the central home for all those interested in Jewish communal policy, stimulating debate and discussion on critical issues. The BJPA is housed as a special collection within the Policy Archive of the Center for Governmental Studies.
Database topics
Race and Ethnicity; American History
Physical extent
1 online resource.
This primary source collection presents the international impact of African American activism against slavery, in the writings and publications of the activists themselves. Covering the period 1830-1865, 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. The digital collection reproduces in full the 17 reels of microfilmed content from the original collection and provides a searchable, easily accessible format for research, teaching, and study.
Database topics
American History; Sociology; Art, Architecture and Design; Language; American Literary Studies; Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
CD-ROMs ; 4 3/4 in.
Portions of the database were published and sold separately as the Chicano periodical index; the Chicano index; Arte Chicano; the Chicano anthology index; and the Chicana studies index.
Beginning with Version 3.5, the coverage of the Chicano database on CD-ROM expanded to includes bibliographic information on Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans, and Central American refugees as well as persons of Mexican heritage. Citations begin in mid-1960s and index terms are from the Chicano thesarus and are built into the system.
Green Library
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); American History
Physical extent
1 online resource
China, America and the Pacific explores the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between America, China and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Sourced from twelve North American libraries that include the Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum and the Massachusetts Historical Society, China, America and the Pacific offers unique insights into the history of North American trade. Coverage includes the Old China Trade, the Pacific Northwest fur trade, the whaling industry and the development of Pacific trading centres such as Hawaii. Manuscripts, rare printed sources, visual images, objects and maps from international libraries and archives document this fascinating history.
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American History
1 online resource Digital: text file.
"This digital edition includes an updated version of a 1939 edition of Morris's Paris diaries, the newly transcribed and annotated 1794-1798 diaries about his European travels, with the 1799-1816 diaries to follow."--Home page.
Database topics
American History; News
"More than 130 searchable newspapers published by members of many of the most influential American ethnic groups in 25 U.S. states" --infoweb.newsbank.com
Database topics
History; American History; Political Science; Language; Communication and Journalism; News; Race and Ethnicity; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S. Coverage is from 1960 to date.
Database topics
American History; General and Reference Works; History
This bibliographic database is a valuable index for libraries, scholars and individuals interested in European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750, the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of native American peoples. A wide range of subject areas are covered; from natural disasters to disease outbreaks and slavery. The original bibliography was co-developed by John Alden and Dennis Landis, Curator of European Books at The John Carter Brown Library. The John Carter Brown Library, founded in 1846 is a foremost repository of rare books and materials and is a center for advanced research in history and the humanities.

15. The HistoryMakers [2012 - ]

Database topics
American History; Race and Ethnicity
1 online resource.
Over 83,205 stories assembled from live oral history interviews with 1,617 historically significant African Americans as of December 2, 2016. Founded in July of 1999, The HistoryMakers has grown into the nation's largest African American video oral history archive. Its collection includes the interviews of President Barack Obama (then an Illinois State Senator), civil rights leader Julian Bond, and children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman, to name a few.
Database topics
American History; Race and Ethnicity
"Contains secondary documents written about Martin Luther King, Jr., as well as primary documents written during King's life."
Database topics
American History; British and Commonwealth History; Government Information: International and Foreign
The Nixon Years, 1969-1974 covers Richard Nixon's entire presidential term and allows scholars and researchers the opportunity to assess, from a British, European and Commonwealth perspective, Nixon's handling of numerous Cold War crises, his administration's achievements, as well as his increasingly controversial activities and unorthodox use of executive powers culminating in Watergate and resignation. Top level Anglo-American discussions and briefing papers dominate this collection, which provides complete FCO 7 and FCO 82 files from The National Archives, Kew.
Many files focus on foreign policy issues ranging from the Vietnam War and Paris Peace talks, to Nixon's China visit in 1972 and US relations with the Middle East. There is also a wealth of material on social conditions, domestic reforms, trade, culture and the environment. There is also significant coverage of Nixon's domestic policy initiatives such as the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency, the war on cancer, and the extension of the Voting Rights Act and liberal action on Civil Rights.
Database topics
American History; Race and Ethnicity
Comprehensive collection of scholarship focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture, coupled with precise search and browse capabilities. Features over 7,500 articles from Oxford's reference works, approximately 100 primary sources with specially written commentaries, over 1,000 images, over 100 maps, over 200 charts and tables, timelines to guide researchers through the history of African Americans and over 6,000 biographies. The core content includes: Africana, which presents an account of the African and African American experience in five volumes ; the Encyclopedia of African American history ; Black women in America, 2nd ed ; and the African American national biography.
Database topics
American History; Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies
"An emerging field of study that explores the Hispanic minority in the United States, Latino Studies is enriched by an interdisciplinary perspective. Historians, sociologists, anthropologists, political scientists, demographers, linguists, as well as religion, ethnicity, and culture scholars, among others, bring a varied, multifaceted approach to the understanding of a people whose roots are all over the Americas and whose permanent home is north of the Rio Grande. Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies offers an authoritative, trustworthy, and up-to-date intellectual map to this ever-changing discipline." -- editorial page.
Database topics
American History
27 v. : ill., ports, maps ; 24 cm.
  • v. 1. 1768-1778
  • v. 2. 1779-1781
  • v. 3. 1782-1786
  • v. 4. 1787-May 1788
  • v. 5. June 1788-Nov.1789
  • v. 6. Dec.1789-Aug.1790
  • v. 7. Sept.1790-Jan.1791
  • v. 8. Feb.1791-July 1791
  • v. 9. Aug.1791-Dec.1791
  • v. 10. Dec.1791-Jan.1792
  • v. 11. Feb.-June 1792
  • v. 12. July 1792-Oct.1792
  • v. 13. Nov.1792-Feb.1793
  • v. 14. Feb.1793-June 1793
  • v. 15. June 1793-Jan.1794
  • v. 16. Feb.1794-July 1794
  • v. 17. Aug.1794-Dec.1794
  • v. 18. Jan.1795-July 1795
  • v. 19. July-Dec.1795
  • v. 20. Jan.1796-Mar.1797
  • v. 21. April 1797-July 1798
  • v. 22. July 1798-Mar.1800
  • v. 23. April 1799-Oct.1799
  • v. 24. Nov. 1799-June 1800
  • v. 25. July 1800-April 1802
  • v. 26. May 1, 1802-Oct. 23, 1804.
Green Library