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  • Nation Archive Premium Edition
    Searchable archive of The Nation. 1865-current.
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  • 17th & 18th Century Nichols Collection of UK Newspapers
    The contents of more than 300 17th and 18th century English newspapers gathered by printer/collector John Nichols (1745-1826).
    Also Known As
    • Nichols Collection of 17th and 18th Century Newspapers
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  • America: History and Life A Best Bet database
    Summarizes scholarly articles about the history of the United States and Canada. 1964-current.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 1
    Over 500 titles dating from 1691-1820. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 2
    Over 500 titles dating from 1821-1837. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 3
    Over 500 titles dating from 1838-1852. Subjects include Afro-Americana, agriculture, children's literature, education, leisure and hobbies, Masonic works, medicine, religion, science and technology, the trades, and women's literature.
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 4
    Over 1,100 titles dating from 1853 through 1865
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  • American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5
    The American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: Series 5 presents over 2,500 titles dating from 1866 through 1877.
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  • American National Biography Online
    Portraits of more than 17,400 men and women whose lives have shaped the nation.
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  • American Periodicals Series 1740-1900
    Digitized images of over 1,000 American magazines and journals published between 1741-1900. Titles range from the scientific journal Medical Repository to Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. 1740-1900.
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  • Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
    Over 3 million pages of primary sources on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world since 1940. Features content from 35 countries, with over 15 languages represented.
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    • LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 Parts I-II
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  • Archives Unbound
    Thousands of archival primary-source documents from the 20th century.
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  • Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1
    U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture: including approximately 60,000 historical articles and texts of over 1,100 historical books on Hispanic literature and culture. Content is 80% Spanish and 20% English but searchable in both languages.
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  • Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 2
    U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture with a thematic focus on civil rights, religious thought, and the growing presence of women writers from the late 19th and 20th centuries.
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  • Atlanta Daily World (1931-2003)
    Full text coverage for over 70 years of the Atlanta Daily World, which had the first black White House correspondent and was the first black daily in the nation in the 20th century.
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  • Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988)
    Digital archive for the Baltimore Afro-American‎ from 1893 to 1988. The most widely circulated black newspaper on the Atlantic coast and the first black newspaper to have foreign correspondents and female sports correspondents. 1893-1988.
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  • British Library Newspapers Parts I-V (1732-1950)
    Large collection of regional and local newspapers in Great Britain from 1732 to 1900, digitized from the holdings of the British Library. Full text and extensive illustrations of hundreds of British newspapers. 1732-1900.
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  • British Periodicals
    The searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth.
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    • Early British Periodicals
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  • Cambridge Histories Online
    Coverage includes: American and world history; economic history and the history of science; together with historical treatments of literature; linguistics; music & theatre studies; philosophy; religion; anthropology and political thought. 1960-2012.
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  • Chinese Newspapers Collection
    Full-text of 12 English-language Chinese newspapers from 1832 to 1953 including North China Herald, Canton Times, China Press, Peking Daily News, Peking Gazette, Shanghai Times, and more. Search for articles, editorials, comics, ads and other content.
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    • ProQuest Historical Newspapers Chinese Newspapers Collection
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  • Churchill Archive
    Online archive of more than 800,000 pages of primary sources (1874-1965) from British premier Winston S. Churchill, including his personal and official correspondence, speeches, and other writings. Also includes essays, teaching materials, and more.
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  • Colonial Connecticut Records (1636-1776)
    Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut, 1636-1776. Includes the records of the colonial governing body; the Code of Laws, May 1650; the Charter of Connecticut; Journal and Correspondence of the Council of War, 1675-1677; and more. 1636-1776.
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  • Defining Gender
    Fully digitized rare primary source literature. Material has been selected from a European perspective with an emphasis on British and European sources. 1450-1910.
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  • Digital National Security Archive – Latin American Collections (ProQuest)
    This database is the most comprehensive collection available of significant primary documents central to U.S.foreign and military policy since 1945. The Library has access to the Latin American collection set.
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    • DNSA
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  • Early American Newspapers (1690-1922)
    Digitally scanned newspapers from all 50 states. 1690-1922.
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    • America's Historical Newspapers 1690-1922
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  • Early Arabic Printed Books from the British Library Parts 1-3
    Text-searchable online archive of pre-twentieth-century Arabic printed books and translations covering religious literature, law, science, mathematics, astrology, alchemy, medicine, geography, travel, history, chronicles, and literature. Parts 1-3. Complete holdings..
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  • Early English Books Online (EEBO) A Best Bet database
    Virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere. 1475-1700.
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  • Eighteenth Century Collections Online A Best Bet database
    Full-text of over 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. Covers history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. 1701-1800.
    Also Known As
    • ECCO
    • Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Part II: New Editions
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  • European Views of the Americas
    The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
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  • Hartford Courant Historical (1764-1990)
    Full-text of the Hartford Courant 1764-1990.
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  • Historical Abstracts with Full Text A Best Bet database
    Provides selective indexing of historical articles from thousands of journals and books in a wide variety of languages. Coverage includes the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. 1955-current..
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  • Historical Statistics of the United States (HSUS)
    Statistics of the United States, covering population, work and welfare, economics, governance, and international relations. Primary data. Census data starts c1790; some data available from the 1600s; available through 2000 census. 1700s-current.
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  • Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950
    One of the most popular American illustrated weekly magazines of the 1920s-1950s. Containing over 17,000 articles and stories, this digital archive includes the complete 26-year run of the magazine, all scanned in full color and fully searchable. 1924-1950.
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  • Loeb Classical Library
    The fully searchable Greek and Latin texts, along with their English translations, of this library of classical writings. Subjects include drama, poetry, literature, history, biography, travel, and philosophy. From Harvard University Press.
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  • Making of Modern Law: Legal Treaties 1800-1926
    Covers domestic and international law, legal history, national defense, criminology, education, labor and social welfare, and military justice and more. Over 21,000 U.S. and U.K. legal treatises from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 1800-1926.
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  • Making of the Modern World: Goldsmiths’-Kress Library of Economic Literature 1450-1850
  • New York Times Historical (1851-2007) A Best Bet database
    Full-image archive of The New York Times. Includes the full-text of everything published in the newspaper. 1851-2006.
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  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers (search all titles at once)
    Search for historical articles in a variety of major American and international newspapers. See the full description for a detailed list. see Details for specific dates.
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    • Historical Newspapers from ProQuest (search all titles at once)
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  • ProQuest Historical Periodicals
    Searches American Periodicals and British Periodicals Series simultaneously.
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  • ProQuest History Vault: Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930
    Covers Asian immigration and exclusion 1898-1941, Mexican immigration 1906-1930, INS records from Ellis Island, and investigations into prostitution and white slavery.
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    • Immigration: Records of the INS, 1880-1930
    • Records of the INS, 1880-1930
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  • Regulatory Insight by ProQuest
    Administrative law histories organized by public law. Researchers can access and work with all notices, proposed rules, and final rules with a direct basis in a specific Public Law. Companion to ProQuest Legislative Insight.
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  • Slavery, Abolition, and Social Justice
    Documents the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries with 16 key areas of focus, including slavery in the early Americas, the Middle Passage, slave testimony, resistance, the abolition movement, the Islamic world, and slavery today.
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  • Times Digital Archive
    Full facsimile images of specific articles and complete pages of the Times of London. Includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos. Updated annually. 1785-2012.
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    • London Times
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  • U.S. Congressional Serial Set
    Full text access to the thousands of volumes of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set series from 1789-1969.
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    • United States Congressional Serial Set
    • Serial set (1789-1969)
    • Serial Set (U.S. Congressional Serial Set)
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  • U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs
    Records and briefs brought before the U.S. Supreme Court in the period 1832-1978
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    • Supreme Court Records & Briefs Digital Archive
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  • Women and Social Movements in the United States
    Collection of primary materials. Includes a Dictionary of Social Movements Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary (1971–2004). Documents cover movements such as the Women"s Suffrage Movement and the Guerrilla Girls. 1600-2000.
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