BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts is now available as a digital primary source collection from Readex. Featuring nearly 70,000 individual multi-page reports – brought together in partnership with the BBC — BBC Monitoring explores new and vital background on 20th-century events. NB: The collection is still being loaded and will not be complete untilContinue reading “BBC Monitoring: Summary of World Broadcasts — Trial ended 15 April 2023”
Fire Insurance Maps online (FIMo) is the only online subscription service that provides user-friendly access to this unique and extensive historical map collection. HIG owns the world’s largest online digital collection of color fire insurance maps, real estate atlases and similar land use maps for North America. Their high definition, color and gray-scale images displayContinue reading “Fire Insurance Maps Online (FiMo) – Trial ended 19 May 2020”
The Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Archive includes Maps, Atlases, Charts and Plans; Expedition Reports; Fieldnotes, Correspondence and Diaries; Grey Literature; Photographs, Artwork and Illustrations; Journal Manuscripts; Photographs; Proceedings, Lectures, and Ephemera. The collection spans a wide variety of interdisciplinary research areas, and supports educational needs in Anthropology, Area Studies; Cartography and Visualizations, Colonial, Post-Colonial &Continue reading “Royal Geographical Society (RGS) – Trial ended 17 March 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.
USC Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive allows users to search through and view more than 54,000 video testimonies of survivors and witnesses of genocide. Initially a repository of Holocaust testimony, the Visual History Archive has expanded to include testimonies from the Armenian Genocide that coincided with World War I, the 1937 Nanjing Massacre in China,Continue reading “USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive (VHA) – Trial ended 31 October 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.”
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”