Short stories and folktales by African, African American, and Caribbean authors. Black Short Fiction (BLFI) contains approximately 760 stories and folktales by 19 African, African American, and Caribbean authors. When complete this collection should have approximately 8000 works of short fiction.
Includes published memoirs, letters and diaries, drawn from more than 500 sources, plus 4,000 pages of previously unpublished materials, searchable by words and phrases, as well as by places, battles, dates, form of material, etc. Database also includes 1000-item bibliography and 1000 biographies.
Contains diaries and letters, dating from colonial times to 1950 drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings, and 7,000 pages of previously unpublished materials.
Audio collection. Content from African American Music is now a part of American Song.
American Song is a historical database featuring music from America's past. Included are songs by and about Native Americans, miners, immigrants, African slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Also featured are the songs of the Civil Rights movement, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Approximately 116,000 tracks and 7,000 albums are included. Unlimited simultaneous users.
Comprehensive digital edition of The Eighteenth Century, a microfilm collection of 150,000 English-language titles and editions published between 1701 and 1800. Includes books and broadsides, Bibles, tract books and sermons to printed ephemera by well-known and lesser-known eighteenth-century authors.
Offers electronic texts selected from the current output of American university presses, as well as those from a specially selected backlist of titles. American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) project.
This incomparable digital collection contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans renowned American Bibliography and Roger Bristols supplement. Including more than 36,000 printed works and 2.3 million pages
A comprehensive set of American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the early part of the 19th century. It is based on the noted "American Bibliography, 1801-1819" by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. With more than four million pages from over 36,000 items
A large (26,000 volumes, 6 million pages) collection of digitized books (and some serials) on "American" history published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900's. Collection includes a very considerable amount of material for Latin America, particularly for the earlier years. Full text is searchable.
Works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 1900s. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents, forming a collection of over 6 million pages from 29,000 works.
Early English Books Online (EEBO) features page images of almost every work printed in the British Isles and North America, as well as works in English printed elsewhere from 1470-1700. Over 200 libraries worldwide have contributed to EEBO. From the first book printed in English through to the ages of Spenser, Shakespeare and of the English Civil War, EEBO's content draws on authoritative and respected short-title catalogues of the period and features a substantial number of text transcriptions specially created for the product.
Formed from the holdings of the Kress Library at Harvard University and Goldsmiths' Library at the University of London. This remarkably comprehensive collection consists of about 61,000 printed books, about half published before 1801, and half between 1800 and 1850. Includes 466 pre-1906 serials. Texts are fully digitized and searchable by authors, titles, subject terms, and words appearing in the text. The collection is somewhat misleadingly titled in that "economic literature" must be understood very broadly.
When doing keyword searches, bear in mind that languages represented in the collection include Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Latin, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.
Covers the history of Western trade, encompassing the coal, iron, and steel industries, the railway industry, the cotton industry, banking and finance, and the emergence of the modern corporation. It is also strong in the rise of the modern labor movement, the evolving status of slavery, the condition and making of the working class, colonization, the Atlantic world, Latin American/Caribbean studies, social history, gender, and the economic theories that championed and challenged capitalism in the nineteenth century.