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19th Century UK Periodicals is a new multi-part series which covers the events, lives, values and themes that shaped the 19th century world. It provides an invaluable fully-searchable facsimile resource for the study of British life in the 19th century - from art to business, and from children to politics. Few of the materials in this extensive online collection have ever been reissued, in any format since original publication. All the original color work has been specially captured for this program.

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Academic OneFile

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Academic OneFile is the premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources.

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Alt-PressWatch

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Alt-PressWatch is a full text database comprised of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the alternative and independent press. A&I coverage starts in 1970; Full text coverage begins in 1986.

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The definitive index to articles and other literature (books, dissertations, book reviews, etc.) covering the history and culture of the U.S. and Canada, from the 15th century to the present. Indexes nearly 1,800 journals from 1860s to present, including all key journals in the discipline, state and local history publications, and selected articles from scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities.

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The American Civil War Research Databases is the definitive online resource for researching the individuals, regiments, and battles of the American Civil War.

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Includes the complete series of United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel, available in their entirety capturing history as it was made and reported to viewers of the time. Also includes documentaries from PBS, California Newsreel, A&E, Bullfrog Films, Documentary Educational Resources, The History Channel, and others.

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Provides access to a wide variety of primary source material from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

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The landmark American National Biography offers portraits of more than 17,400 men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation.

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Includes digitized images of over 1,800 American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the 20th century.

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Established in 1999, this site is valuable for its extensive coverage of both historical and current information on United States presidencies and is easy to navigate.

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Part of the Archive of Americana, this collection contains legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817.

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American West

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The American West, produced by Adam Matthew Publications, is an extraordinary documentary compilation of original and unique source materials on the development of the American West.

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Documents from Medieval and Early Modern England from the National Archives in London.

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AP Images

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A primary source database from the Associated Press, one of the oldest news organizations in the world; includes 4.6 million photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text spanning over 185 years. Images can be searched by color, concept, and category.

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Archives Explorer

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Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. USC has access to all Adam Matthew collections and search here across all collections.

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Archives Unbound

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This Gale database includes the following digitized primary source collections:
County and Regional Histories & Atlases: California; Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons; German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941; Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War Crimes; Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West’s Response to Jewish Emigration; Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life; Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant Collection; Nazi Bank and Financial Institutions: U.S. Military Government Investigation Reports and Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, 1945-1949; Nazism in Poland: The Diary of Governor-General Hans Frank; Nuremburg Laws and Nazi Annulment of German Jewish Nationality; Latin American Studies--Emiliano Zapata, 1901-1919 (Mexico); Latin American Studies--Cuartel General del Sur, 1910-1925 (Mexico); Latin American Studies--Revolution in Mexico, the 1917 constitution and its aftermath;

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The Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, initiated in 1921 by James Henry Breasted, is compiling a comprehensive dictionary of the various dialects of Akkadian, the earliest known Semitic language that was recorded on cuneiform texts that date from c. 2400 B.C. to A.D. 100 which were recovered from archaeological excavations of ancient Near Eastern sites.

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The Bibliography of British and Irish History provides bibliographic data on historical writing dealing with the British Isles, and with the British Empire and Commonwealth, during all periods for which written documentation is available - from 55BC to the present.

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Biographical Memoirs

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Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs are brief biographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members, written by those who knew them or their work. These biographies provide a personal and scholarly view of the lives and work of America's most distinguished scientists and a biographical history of science in the United States.

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Contains approximately 1,462 plays by 233 playwrights, with detailed, fielded information on related productions, theaters, production companies, and more. The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays. Close to 600 of the plays are published here for the first time, including a number by major authors.

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Black Studies Center

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The Black Studies Center provides access to several resources at once: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), 10 historical African American newspapers, Black Literature Index and 100 oral history videos in History Makers.

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Founded in 1683, Brill is a publishing house with a rich history and a strong international focus. Brill's publications focus on the Humanities and Social Sciences, International Law and selected areas in the Sciences.

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The testimonies now available are drawn from a major oral history programme - The Living Memory of the Jewish Community - which between 1987 and 2000 gathered 186 audio life story interviews with Jewish survivors of the Holocaust and their children.

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British Literary Manuscripts Online presents facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials. Searching is based on tags and descriptive text associated with each manuscript. British Literary Manuscripts Online is published in two parts: British Literary Manuscripts Online, Medieval and Renaissance and British Literary Manuscripts Online, c. 1660-1900. Provided by Gale-Cengage.

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British Pathe is the world's leading multimedia resource with a history stretching back over a century.

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British Periodicals

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British Periodicals provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images.

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A collection of 27,000 images from 4 collections held by the British School of Rome: Ward-Perkins photographic collection (archaeological sites in Libya, South Etruria Survey, and WWII damage in Italy); Ashby (archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome); Mackey (19th century images of Rome, Sardinia, and Sicily); and Bulwer (19th century views of Italy, France, and Greece).

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Draws on indexes such as the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, The Wellesley Index, Poole's Index and Periodicals Index Online to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.4 million books and official publications, 64,891 archival collections and 15.6 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 10 bibliographic indexes, including over 300,000 records from the ongoing digitization of British Periodicals Collection.

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Earliest issue: August 20, 1958. Latest issue: December 31, 2000. Note: Issues published within the date range may be missing. Efforts to locate and add any such missing issues are ongoing.

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A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present.

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