New Databases!

We have new databases! These new and/or improved databases are available in the Databases A-Z list.

New databases:

17th and 18th Century Nichols Newspapers Collection

London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols. This collection, sourced from the Bodleian Library, complements the titles and issues found in the 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers database.

19th Century UK Periodicals

Based on the repositories of the British Library, the National Library of Scotland, the National Library of South Africa, the National Library of Australia, etc.

Associated Press Collections Online

Original wire copy, personal papers, AP style books, and internal publications from the Associated Press Corporate Archive. Videos from the AP Archive and images from AP Images archive.

American Fiction, 1774-1920

Full-text of prose fiction written by Americans. Visualization tool for term frequency.

American Religion: Denominational Newspapers

Historical newspapers covering religious news, and the role religion played in 19th-century American life and society.

Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940

Mainstream and alternative gay and lesbian newspapers, newsletters, and periodicals from several countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain, etc.

Arte Publico Hispanic Historical Collection

Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture in the United States. Articles, political and religious pamphlets and broadsides, and historical books in Spanish and English.

Brazilian and Portuguese History and Culture: The Oliveira Lima Library

Pamphlets about Brazil, focused on history, politics and literature (for example: travel, immigration, public health).

British Library Newspapers

National and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.

British Literary Manuscripts Online

Poems, plays, novels, diaries, journals, correspondence, and other papers from British authors.

Chatham House Online Archive

Research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. High level analysis and research on global events and issues.

China from Empire to Republic (Missionary, Sinology & Literature. Coming in September, Records of the Maritime Customs Service of China 1854-1949)

English-language periodicals published in or about China. Articles and photos on the founding and development of Christian higher education in China.

China, America and the Pacific

Manuscripts, rare printed sources, images, objects, and maps document the cultural and trading relationships that emerged between America, China, and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries.

Colonial America

Module One: Frontier Life, Early Expansion, and Rivalries. Letters, charters and commissions, instructions to officials, military documents (including war diaries), newspapers, printed pamphlets, public notices, maps, etc., which shed light on all aspects of life in colonial America.

Confidential Print: Africa

Important papers generated by the British Government’s Foreign and Colonial Offices between 1834-1966, ranging from single-page letters or telegrams to comprehensive dispatches.

Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture

Trial transcripts, court proceedings, police and forensic documents, photographs, true crime literature and detective novels, and newspaper accounts derived from French, German, Spanish, Australian, British and U.S. sources.

Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library

Early printed books in Arabic script. Covering religious literature, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature, and including European translations of Arabic works and Arabic translations of European books.

East India Company

Module I: Trade, Governance and Empire: Executive papers (charters, treaties, minutes, and correspondence) of the East India Company and later the India Office, covering British rule in India and the expansion of the British Empire.

Indigenous Peoples: North America

Manuscripts, book collections, newspapers from various tribe and Indian-related organizations; materials such as Bibles, dictionaries and primers in Indigenous languages.

National Geographic

Archive of National Geographic magazine, and collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

Naxos Music Library World

Streaming audio library of world music. Covers Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

Naxos Video Library

Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts, and documentaries.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more. Collections: British Politics and Society, Asia & The West, British Theatre and Popular Culture, Corvey Collection of European Literature, Europe and Africa, Photography, Science, Technology, and Medicine Parts 1 & 2, Women Transnational Networks, Children Literature and Childhood, Mapping the World, Religion and the Periodical.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery

Books and pamphlets, US Supreme Court records, newspapers and periodicals, manuscripts, and reference materials for the scholarly study and understanding of slavery from a multinational perspective.

Smithsonian Collections Online

Archival materials on topics such as the evolving modes of flight, World’s Fairs, and trade literature. Smithsonian Magazine and Air & Space Magazine.

Sports Illustrated Magazine Archive

Archive of the American sports magazine Sports Illustrated, published by Time Inc.

Women’s Studies Archive: Women’s Issues and Identities

Diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals. History of the social, political, and professional aspects of women’s lives and the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society.

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