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Economics and Business
Physical extent
1 online resource
Documents the history, operation, policies and accomplishments of one of the world's largest and oldest advertising firms. The papers here reveal many aspects of twentieth-century cultural, social, business, marketing, consumer and economic history while investigating the human psyche.
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News; British and Commonwealth History; British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource.
Features the newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets and broadsheets that form the Nichols newspaper collection held at the Bodleian library in Oxford, United Kingdom. All 296 volumes of bound material, covering the period 1672-1737 have been digitized. This collection charts the history of the development of the press in England and provides invaluable insight into 17th and 18th century England.
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Religious Studies
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1 online resource
A centralized clearinghouse for scholarly knowledge of the historical record, bringing together a core of quantified, standardized data with qualitative comments, references to crucial resources, and links to on-line text and image databases. Built-in analytic and data visualization tools are included.

4. East India Company [2017 - ]

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Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); British and Commonwealth History; Economics and Business; History; Government Information: International and Foreign
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
  • Module 1: Trade, Governance and Empire, 1600-1947
  • Module 2: Factory Records for South Asia and South-East Asia
  • Module 3: Factory Records for China, Japan and the Middle East (forthcoming).
Offers access to a unique collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, among other document types, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1600 to 1947.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); British and Commonwealth History
Physical extent
1 online resource.
  • Section I: Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945
  • Section II: Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952.
Provides full-text searchable access to formerly restricted top level discussions and correspondence from the British Embassy and consulate in Japan. Includes memoranda, reports, minute sheets and correspondence, along with detailed assessments of key events, speeches and topics of special interest. Includes Japan-specific files from the FO 371 and FO 262 series and is supplemented by files from the Western and American Department papers in FO 371.
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Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource
A database of previously-published English translations of official edicts and memorials from nineteenth century China's Qing dynasty, spanning from the Macartney Mission in 1793 to the abdication of the last emperor in 1912. The Peking Gazette provides insight into the Manchu state and its subjects as they grappled with imperial decline, re-engaged with the wider world, and began mapping the path to China's contemporary rise. Contains the voices of Manchu emperors, Han officials, gentry leaders, and peasant spokesmen as they discussed and debated the most important political, social, and cultural movements, trends, and events of their day, and provides insight into the policies and attitudes of the emperors, the ideas and perspectives of the officials, and the mentality and worldviews of the Han, Mongol, Manchu, Muslim, and Tibetan subjects of the Great Qing Empire.
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American History
  • v. 1. 1856-1880
  • v. 2. 1881-1884
  • v. 3. 1884-1885
  • v. 4. 1885
  • v. 5. 1885-1888
  • v. 6. 1888-1890
  • v. 7. 1890-1892
  • v. 8. 1892- 1894
  • v. 9. 1894-1896
  • v. 10. 1896-1898
  • v. 11. 1898-1900
  • v. 12. 1900-1902
  • v. 13. Contents and index, volumes 1-12: 1856-1902
  • v. 14. 1902-1903
  • v. 15. 1903-1905
  • v. 16. 1905-1907
  • v. 17. 1907-1908-- v. 18. 1908-1909
  • v. 19. 1909-1910
  • v. 20-21. 1910
  • v. 22. 1910-1911
  • v. 23. 1911-1912
  • v. 24-25. 1912
  • v. 26. Contents and index, volumes 14-25: 1902-1912
  • v. 27-28. 1913
  • v. 29. 1913-1914
  • v. 30-31. 1914
  • v. 32-34. 1915
  • v. 35. 1915-1916
  • v. 36-38. 1916.
  • v. 39. Contents and index, volumes 27-38: 1913-1916
  • v. 40. November 20, 1916-January 23, 1917
  • v. 41. January 24-April 6, 1917
  • v. 42. April 7-June 23, 1917
  • v. 43. June 25-August 20, 1917
  • v. 44. August 21-November 10, 1917
  • v. 45. November 11, 1917-January 15, 1918
  • v. 46. January 16-March 12, 1918
  • v. 47. March 13-May12, 1918
  • v. 48. May 13-July 17, 1918
  • v. 49. July 18-September 13, 1918
  • v. 50. The complete press conferences, 1913-1919
  • v. 51. September14-November 8, 1918
  • v. 52. Contents and index, volumes 40-49, 51: 1916-1918
  • 1916-1918
  • v. 53. November 9, 1918-January 11, 1919 --v.54. January 11-February 7, 1919
  • v. 55. February 8-March 16, 1919.
  • v. 56. March 17-April 4, 1919
  • v. 57. April5-22, 1919
  • v. 58. April 23-May 9, 1919
  • v. 59. May 10-31, 1919
  • v. 60. June 1-17, 1919
  • v. 61. June 18-July 25, 1919
  • v. 62. July 26-September 3, 1919
  • v. 63. September 4-November 5, 1919
  • v. 64. November 6, 1919-February 27, 1920
  • v. 65. February 28-July 31, 1920
  • v. 66. August 2-December 23, 1920
  • v. 67. December 24, 1920-April 7, 1922
  • v. 68. April 8, 1922-February 6, 1924
  • v. 69. Contents and index, volumes 53-68: 1918-1924.
"The Rotunda Digital Edition includes the complete contents of the landmark letterpress edition of the papers, with nearly 35,000 documents across 69 volumes, with new material forthcoming from the Library of Congress and the Wilson Presidential Library."
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Race and Ethnicity
Book
1 online resource : illustrations, maps, portraits
Record of speeches, reports, surveys, and analyses produced by Fisk University's Race Relations Department from 1943-1970. Serves as a document of the civil rights fight during those crucial years, with consentrations on desegregation, migration of African Americans from the rural South to urban centers, the role of the Church in the Civil Rights Movement, race riots and tensions, and the activities of the Civil Rights movement. Includes photographs, posters, scrapbooks, audio recordings of speeches, biographies, an interactive map, teacher's guide, etcetera.
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Political Science; Sociology
Video
1 online resource
"This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba"--Publisher's website.
Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI), this collection of documentary, newsreel and feature films reveals the world as seen by Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, East European, and Latin American filmmakers. Ranging from the early 20th century to the 1980s, material encapsulates the themes of war, revolution, news, current affairs, culture and society. This project makes available the superb ETV-Plato Films collection put together by the British communist Stanley Forman in the years after the Second World War - produced almost exclusively in the communist world and then versioned into English for distribution in the West. The majority of the footage is previously unseen and provides an essential repository of research material for the study of key political and social events of the 20th century. A crucial resource for anyone studying twentieth-century history, propaganda, communism, the Cold War era and its conflicts, the Soviet Union, film and documentary, military history, media studies, cultural and social history. The films are fully transcribed and available to stream through a specially-developed video player. Users can focus their research through advanced search functionality, and by filtering all footage by country of production, genre or subject area.
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American History; British and Commonwealth History; Sociology; Feminist Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource
"As the first in the Women's Studies archive, this collection traces the path of women's issues from past to present--pulling primary sources from manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, and more. It captures the foundation of women's movements, struggles and triumphs, and provides researchers with valuable insights. As a comprehensive academic-level archival resource, Women's Studies Archive: Women's Issues and Identities will focus on the social, political, and professional achievements of women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth century. Along with providing a closer look at some of the pioneers of women's movements, this collection offers scholars a deep dive into the issues that have affected women and the many contributions they have made to society." -- Website
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American History; Law
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource : illustrations.
"American Civil Liberties Union Papers consists of two major collections comprising myriad subseries. The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950, contains subseries with clippings and files on academic freedom; censorship; legislation; federal departments and federal legislation; state activities; conscientious objectors; injunctions; and labor and labor organization correspondence. Years of Expansion, 1950-1990, encompasses foundation project files on the Amnesty Project, 1964-1980; the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, 1964-1976; and subject files on freedom of belief, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; international civil liberties; and legal case files, 1933-1990."-- Provided by publisher.
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American History; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource
  • Part 1
  • Part 2.
As part of the Archives of Sexuality & Gender series, this collection enables students, educators, and researchers to thoroughly explore and make new connections in subjects such as LGBTQ history and activism, cultural studies, psychology, sociology, health, political science, policy studies, human rights, gender studies, and more. This unique fully-searchable collection brings together 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. Truly 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.
Including fully searchable periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, an international selection of posters, and other primary source materials, LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II provides coverage of underrepresented communities through access to key publications. This second installment in the 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.
The archive illuminates the experiences not just of the LGBTQ community as a whole, but of individuals of different races, ethnicities, ages, religions, political orientations, and geographical locations that constitute this community. Historical records of political and social organizations founded by LGBTQ individuals are featured, as well as publications by and for lesbians and gays, and extensive coverage of governmental responses to the AIDS crisis. The archive also contains personal correspondence and interviews with numerous LGBTQ individuals, among others. The archive includes gay and lesbian newspapers from more than 35 countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain from 1950 through 1980, and more. In addition, the archive encompasses extensive material related to feminism, women's rights, and women's concerns. Documents span from 1940 to 2014, with the bulk from 1950 to 1990.
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Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East)
Physical extent
1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
  • Missionary, sinology, and literary periodicals (1817-1949)
  • Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China, 1854-1949
Missionary, sinology, and literary periodicals: A collection of 17 English-language periodicals published in, or about, China during a period of over 130 years, extending from 1817 until 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded. This corresponds to the periods of the late Qing Dynasty and the Republican Era (1911-1949), when China experienced radical and often traumatic transformations from an inward-looking imperial dynasty into a globally engaged republic with modern approaches to politics, literature, education, public morality, and intellectual life.
Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China: This collection provides primary source material for the study of China and its relations with the West in the late Qing and Republican periods. The records in this collection, including official correspondence, dispatches, reports, memoranda, and private and confidential letters, offer evidence of Chinese life, the economy and politics through the Taiping Rebellion, the Boxer Rebellion, the Revolution of 1911, the May 30 Movement, the two Sino-Japanese Wars, and the Chinese Civil War.
Database topics
Asian Studies (East, South & Southeast Asia; Middle East); British and Commonwealth History
Physical extent
1 online resource.
  • Module 1: Middle East, 1971-1974: The 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Oil Crisis
  • Module 2: Middle East, 1975-1978: The Lebanese Civil War and the Camp David Accords
  • Module 3: Middle East, 1979-1981: The Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War.
This resource comprises British Foreign and Commonwealth Office files and selected files from the Prime Minister's Office and Defence Intelligence. The resource is in three sections: The 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Oil Crisis (1971-1974); The Lebanese Civil War and the Camp David Accords (1975-1978); The Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War (1979-1981).
This resource addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. Conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution are examined, as are the military interventions and peace negotiations carried out by regional and foreign powers like the United States and Russia. Sourced from the UK National Archives, the documents were created by British diplomats and civil servants, and include analyses, annual reviews and diplomatic correspondence.
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Geography; History
Physical extent
1 online resource
Provides an in-depth look at the evolution of European and American working class tourism from 1850 to 1980. Contains brochures, guidebooks, photo albums, and tourist ephemera supplemented by printed books, travel agency records, handwritten journals, leaflets, promotional films, and government correspondence.
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Uncategorized
Physical extent
1 online resource
  • The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950
  • Years of Expansion, 1950-1990.
"American Civil Liberties Union Papers consists of two major collections comprising myriad subseries. The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950, contains subseries with clippings and files on academic freedom; censorship; legislation; federal departments and federal legislation; state activities; conscientious objectors; injunctions; and labor and labor organization correspondence. Years of Expansion, 1950-1990, encompasses foundation project files on the Amnesty Project, 1964-1980; the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, 1964-1976; and subject files on freedom of belief, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; international civil liberties; and legal case files, 1933-1990."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
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British and Commonwealth Literary Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource
Prompt books for performances of Shakespeare’s plays between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries, and supporting material for 17 selected plays. Documents are indexed by genre, country, theatre, associated names, and other key search terms. Also present: ephemera, photographs, illustrations, music scores, correspondence, and illustrations. Some were owned by famous actors such as Charles and John Philip Kemble, Henry Irving, Ellen Terry and Laurence Olivier. Others are extremely rare and old editions, in particular the 1670s Smock Alley prompt books from the Theatre Royal in Dublin, often marked up on copies of the original folios.
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Biology; Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Earth Sciences; Mathematical Sciences; Physics and Astronomy
Physical extent
1 online resource
In collaboration with the Scientific Electronic Library (eLibrary.RU), the Russian Science Citation Index on Web of Science enables discovery of new insights from Russian publications.
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History; Feminist Studies
Physical extent
1 online resource.
"Women and social movements in modern empires since 1820 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, this highly-curated archive and database 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."
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MARCUnit/21 September 2018/GDG
Journal/Periodical
1 online resource : color illustrations
Contains official records, publicity, artwork, artifacts and other primary source materials for more than 200 fairs, with a primary focus on nine fairs: 1851 Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations, London ; 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, Philadelphia ; 1889 Exposition Universelle, Paris ; 1893 World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago ; 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis ; 1915 Panama Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco ; 1933/34 Century of Progress International Exposition, Chicago ; 1939/40 New York World's Fair, New York ; and 1967 Expo '67, Montreal.