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A suite of Adam Matthew digital primary collections sourced from around the world.
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Primary sources predominantly from Atlanta, Chicago, St Louis, Brooklyn, and towns and cities in North Carolina.
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Explores five centuries of journeys across the globe, scientific discoveries, the expansion of European colonialism, conflict over territories and trade routes, and decades-long search and rescue attempts in this multi-archive collection.
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Manuscripts and individual item collections from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
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Indigenous journalism from communities in the United States and Canada, 1828 to 2016.
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Archives Direct is a suite of collections sourced from The National Archives, Kew, the official archive of the United Kingdom.
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Books, journals, and other materials on biodiversity from a worldwide consortium of natural history, botanical, research, and national libraries. Provides free access to hundreds of thousands of volumes from the 15th to the 21st centuries.
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BrillOnline hosts numerous books, journals, and reference works, primarily in the humanities.
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Trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America, and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries.
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Full-text, searchable rare East Asia pamphlets, as well as secondary resources, such as scholarly essays, an interactive chronology, mini guides, and editors’ choices.
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Periodicals from the Church Missionary Society Archive
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British source material on conceptions of gender from the mid-15th to early 20th century.
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Full text titles with unlimited access designed specifically to support a quality learning experience for High School students across all academic subjects from History, to Language and Literature, to Science & Technology.
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British plays licensed between 1737 and 1824, as well as documents that provide their social context.
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Periodicals of multiple subjects and themes depicting the evolution of the publishing world between 1685 and 1835.
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British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan between 1919 and 1952.
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Historical records from men’s and women’s organisations, advice literature, and etiquette books of the 19th through 21st centuries.
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Accounts of the English abroad, c1550-1850, highlighting such everyday issues as transportation, money, communications, and food and drink.
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Corporate record of the history of modern advertising. Brands include Kraft, Kodak, Oscar Mayer, and Pan Am.
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Collection of primary sources on the history of tourism from 1850-1980.
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Victorian Manuscripts from the Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of the New York Public Library.
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Nearly 200 manuscripts of 17th and 18th century verse held in the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds.
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Primary sources relating to the history of printing, publishing, and bookselling from 1554 to the twentieth century.
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Color images of rare books, ephemera, maps, and other materials relating to 18th, 19th, and early 20th century London.
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Cabinet conclusions (CAB 128) and memoranda (CAB 129) of Harold Macmillan’s government, plus CAB 134
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Includes documents from the Crimean War, the second Boer War, the American Civil War, the First World War, and inter- and post-war periods.
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Collections of letters from 15th-century England present medieval life in East Anglia during the War of the Roses.
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Assemblage of widely scattered collections of original medieval manuscripts that describe travel - real and imaginary - in the Middle Ages.
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Edward S. Morse's diaries, journals, and correspondence documenting life in Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization.
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Emigration of peoples from Great Britain, mainland Europe, and Asia during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Provides full-text access to plays by American Indian and First Nation playwrights of the twentieth century.
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Describes all manner of writings by early modern women, from diaries to works of drama and religious writing.
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Far-right and left political groups in the U.S., Europe, and Australia
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Music, politics, fashion, and youth culture at a time of great social change.
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Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination, and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the twentieth century.
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Fragmentary texts composed by Dickinson in the final decades of her life.
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Over 200 titles from key nations across the globe for soldiers that took part in the world-changing conflict.
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Collection of rare and unique prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.
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Documentary, newsreel, and feature films by Soviet, Chinese, Vietnamese, Eastern European, and Latin American filmmakers.
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Accounts by American women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century.
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Wide range of source material relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain, and Europe in the period from 1779 to 1930.
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Finding aid on women's studies and original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the British Empire, and colonial territories.
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Fairs, including London’s Great Exhibition of 1851, American fairs of the 19th and 20th centuries, and 21st century EXPOs.

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