Literary Studies comprises literary manuscripts, rare printed works, and personal papers of a range of leading British and American literary figures, as well as unique access to a goldmine of rare and obscure literary texts and genres. Nineteenth Century Literary Society introduces an unparalleled repository for nineteenth century culture and the literary luminaries who shapedContinue reading “Three (3) Adam Matthew databases – Trial ended 21 December 2020”
Food And Drink in History explores five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink; these materials illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues around agriculture, nutrition and food production. Please send comments to Janalyn Moss.
America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts uncovers the stories of American military personnel and civilians during the Second World War through their oral histories, correspondence, diaries, photographs, artifacts, and military records. This digital resource offers an insight into the personal experiences of those involved in the conflict, both on the UnitedContinue reading “America in World War Two — Trial ended 6 June 2019”
Migration to New Worlds, Module II: The Modern Era begins with the activities of the New Zealand Company during the 1840s. Sources then lead on to the growth of colonisation companies, activities of immigration and welfare societies, the experience of later generations, and the plight of refugees and displaced persons after the Second World War.Continue reading “Migration to New Worlds, Module II: The Modern Era – Trial ended 23 April 2018”
Medieval Family Life contains full colour images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise these family letter collections along with full text searchable transcripts from the printed editions, where they are available. The original images and the transcriptions can be viewed side by side. Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.
Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 addresses the policies, economies, political relationships and significant events of every major Middle East power. This collection of diplomatic correspondence, minutes, reports, political summaries and personality profiles examines in detail conflicts such as the Arab-Israeli War, the Lebanese Civil War and the Iranian Revolution, and scrutinizes commercialContinue reading “Foreign Office Files for the Middle East, 1971-1981 – Trial ended 23 April 2018.”
American History, 1493-1945 comprises over 60,000 primary source documents split across two modules, including correspondence, diaries, government documents, business records, books, pamphlets, newspapers, broadsides, photographs, artwork and maps. It is sourced from the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the finest archives available for the study of American history and is divided into two modules: ModuleContinue reading “American History, 1493-1945 – Trial ended 23 April 2018”
World’s Fairs brings together multiple archives for rich research opportunities through official records, monographs, publicity, artwork and artifacts. Please send additional comments to Janalyn Moss.
Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era charts the emigration experience of millions across 200 years of turbulent history. Explore the rise and fall of the New Zealand Company, discover British, European and Asian migration and investigate unique primary source personal accounts, shipping logs, printed literature and organisational papers supplemented by carefully compiled teaching andContinue reading “Migration to New Worlds: The Modern Era – Trial ended 19 December 2017”
East India Company offers access to a 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.Continue reading “East India Company – Trial ended 22 February 2017”