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Late twentieth century AP office archives from bureaus in Europe and the Middle East.
Content of the Associated Press Corporate Archives, AP Images, and AP Archive. Includes wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more from the European Bureaus Collection: 1952-2000 and Middle East Bureaus Collection: 1967-2005.
A selection of Russian-language press materials, carefully translated into English. Covers 1949-present.
Keywords: World news
The translations are intended for use in teaching and research. They are therefore presented as documentary materials without elaboration or comment, and state the opinions and views of the original authors, not of the publisher of the journal.
Searches content from a number of sources, including both partner content digitized by Google through their News Archive Partner Program and online archival materials that they've crawled.
Search results can include content that is freely accessible as well as content that requires a fee: be sure to check Journal Finder to see if the Thompson Library provides access to a source before paying a fee for it. Articles related to a single story within a given time period are grouped together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the topics they are searching. In addition to seeing results ranked by relevancy, users can also see a historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically generated timeline.
19th Century to Present: Which past years are covered, and what content is free, varies by each individual news source.
Correspondence from the British diplomatic corps in Russia on the "retro-reform" policy, including the increase of revolutionary agitation, deepening of conservatism and changes from agrarian to industrial society, and spread of pan-Slavism, both in the Russian Empire and Eastern Europe.
Guide to historical records, personal papers, and family histories held in archives around the world
Contains nearly a million collection descriptions contributed by thousands of libraries, museums, and archives. A combination of brief descriptions derived from catalog records in the RLG Union Catalog, and more detailed archival finding aids harvested from the Internet, including those that conform to the EAD (Encoded Archival Description) format standard.
Primary source material for the study of the First World War, from personal narratives and printed books to military files, propaganda pamphlets, and visual documents.
The material is complemented by a range of contextual secondary material, including scholarly essays, case studies, and interactive maps. Contains four modules: Personal Experiences, Propaganda & Recruitment, Visual Perspectives & Narratives, and A Global Conflict.
Digitized materials include:
Diaries and journals
Personal narratives and reminiscences
Trench literature and soldiers journals
Scrapbooks and albums
Photographs and 360 views of personal items and objects
Sketches and paintings
Cartoons and comics
Propaganda and recruiting posters
Extracts from local newspapers
Papers of the Ministry of Information
Papers of the Kriegspresseamt
Tribunal case files
Instructions for the distribution of propaganda
Leaflets and Pamphlets
Contains 55,000 video testimonies of survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides.
The Visual History Archive contains 55,000 audiovisual interviews with survivors of the Holocaust and other genocides. Interviewees are primarily Jewish survivors, though the archive also includes interviews with gay/lesbian, Jehovah's Witness, and Roma and Sinta (Gypsy) survivors, survivors of eugenics policies, political prisoners, rescuers and aid providers, liberators, and war crimes trial participants.
Initially a repository of Holocaust testimony, the Visual History Archive has expanded to include testimonies from the following:
1915 Armenian Genocide
1937 Nanjing Massacre in China
Cambodian Genocide of 1975-1979
Guatemalan Genocide of the early 1980s
1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda
Ongoing conflict in the Central African Republic
Contemporary acts of violence against Jews
The interviews were conducted in 62 different countries and in 41 languages and comprise the most extensive resource of its type. Each interview is fully indexed, thus allowing the viewer to search using either the assigned index terms or a free-text search. Additionally, transcripts are provided for many of the testimonies.
Searchable archive of 16th-, 17th- and 18th-century British State Papers, Domestic and Foreign.
Includes these collections:
• Part I: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Domestic
• Part II: The Tudors, 1509-1603: State Papers Foreign, Scotland, Borders, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
• Part III: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Domestic
• Part IV: The Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I - Anne I, 1603-1714: State Papers Foreign, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
• Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part I: State Papers Domestic, Military, Naval and Registers of the Privy Council
• Eighteenth Century, 1714-1782, Part 2: State Papers Foreign, Low Countries and Germany
Digital archive of texts related to witchcraft dating from the 15th century to the early 20th century.
This archive on witchcraft includes texts dating from the 15th century to the early 20th century. The majority of the material concerns the so-called "classic period" of the 16th to 18th centuries. In addition to these classic texts, the archive includes:
• Anti-persecution writings
• Works by penologists
• Legal and church documents
• Exposés of persecutions
• Philosophical writings
• Transcripts of trials
The majority of these texts, sourced from the Cornell University library, are in Latin, English and German, although there are also selected items in French, Italian, Portuguese, Danish, Dutch, and Spanish. Covers 1500-1930.
Comprehensive coverage of the art, literature, science, culture, philosophy, religion, economics, history, and conflict of the Renaissance in 14th -17th century Europe, and the influence it has on modern thought & society.
Books & eBooks
Books about European (non-British) history can be found in the D section of the library's main collection, Specifically from DB - DR. Remember that you can get books from the Ann Arbor campus sent to Flint through the Get This program.