A landmark electronic collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. It showcases the writings of teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures.
In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.
Digital version of the replicated Rare Books of China, initially nearly 800 titles. Trial ends 9/30/2020. To login to the database, please contact the subject librarian, Julie Wang via email to email@example.com.
Early American Fiction 1789–1875 offers the full text of 875 first editions of American novels and short stories by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain.
A collection of 96 complete works of English prose from the period 1700–1780 by writers from the British Isles, including Daniel Defoe, Henry Fielding, Eliza Haywood, Samuel Richardson, Tobias Smollett, Laurence Sterne and Jonathan Swift
Original ground-breaking Chadwyck-Healey collection, containing essentially the complete English poetic canon from the 8th century to the early 20th. 160,000 poems by more than 1,250 poets, drawn from 4,500 printed sources.
Contains 183,000 poems, essentially comprising the complete canon of English poetry of the British Isles and the British Empire from the 8th century to the early 20th, and representing more than 2,700 poets.
Documents the ACLU’s legal battle to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in thirteen Southern states. Consists of case files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, etc. and offers a primary source perspective on civil rights issues from voting rights to the dismantling of the Jim Crow system. The papers of the ACLU's Southern Regional Office offer researchers a unique view of the inner workings of the ACLU's regional offices and the organizations with which the ACLU collaborated such as the NAACP.
Provides a window on events, culture, and daily life in nineteenth-century America that is of interest to both professional and general researchers. With 1.8 million pages available, the collection features publications of all kinds, from the political party newspapers at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the mammoth dailies that shaped the nation at the century's end. Major newspapers stand alongside those published by African Americans, Native Americans, women’s rights groups, labor groups, and the Confederacy.
Chronicles the plight of refugees and displaced persons across Europe, North Africa, and Asia from 1935 to 1950, bringing together over 590,000 pages of pamphlets, ephemera, government documents, relief organization publications, and refugee reports that recount the causes, effects and responses to refugee crises before, during and shortly after World War II.
Contains major historic texts dating from from 300 to 800 A.D. translated into English. The collection is organized into topical volumes.
The original languages include Greek, Latin, Syriac, Coptic, Arabic, Georgian, Armenian and Old Irish. Geographically, the collection includes texts from Syria, Arabia, Armenia, Georgia and Egypt; North Africa; major cities of the Roman Empire (Antioch, Alexandria and Constantinople); and Spain, Gaul, Italy, Britain and Ireland.
Connects archival collections concerning women’s history from across the globe and from a wide range of sources. Focuses on the evolution of feminism throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and provides materials on women’s political activism, such as suffrage, birth control, pacifism, civil rights, and socialism, and on women’s voices, from female-authored literature to women’s periodicals.