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AAS Historical Periodicals Collection Series 1-5VCU
A comprehensive collection of periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction and into the early 20th Century.
Identifies abbreviations used in medieval Latin manuscripts (Latin paleography). Entries cover the period from the 8th century up to and including the 15th century.
Academic Video Online (AVON)VCU VIVA
Thousands of streaming videos covering a wide range of disciplines. Includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, news, and more distributed by PBS, BBC, CNN, CBS, Sony, A&E, Contemporary Arts Media, Royal Shakespeare, and many others.
Multidisciplinary index to research and publications by Africans and about Africa. Content includes dozens of bibliographic databases.
African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, 1933-1947VCU
Digitized working files of John P. Davis and successive executive secretaries of the National Negro Congress, established in 1936 to coordinate protest action in the face of deteriorating economic conditions for Black people.
African American Biographical DatabaseVCU
Large collection of biographies with full-text access to primary source materials including rare books, photographs, and illustrations. Documents state and local figures, professionals, organization members, artists and writers, and more.
African American CommunitiesVCU
Text and visual materials, oral histories, and other primary sources documenting race relations across social, political, cultural, and religious arenas, with a focus on Atlanta, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, and cities in North Carolina.
African Americans and Jim Crow, 1883-1922VCU
Documents from the beginning of Jim Crow to post-World War I that provide insights into African American culture and life during this period of segregation and disenfranchisement.
African Americans and Reconstruction, 1865-1883VCU
Documents related to African Americans and citizenship, voting rights, literacy, land rights, employment and more from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow.
African Diaspora, 1860 - PresentVCU
Personal accounts, video, and primary sources document the global migrations and contributions of people of African descent.
African Newspapers: The British Library CollectionVCU
Chronicles African history and life from 64 newspapers published before 1901. Includes eyewitness reporting, advertisements, military reports, news and analysis of European exploration and colonization, and early moves toward self-governance.
Over 13,000 works comprising an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
Age of ExplorationVCU
Primary source material focusing on western European maritime exploration journeys from 1410 to 1920.
Amerasia Affair, China and Postwar Anti-Communist FervorVCU
Digitized FBI records covering the 1940s Amerasia affair, the first great spy case of the postwar era, which prompted congressional investigations, stirred up partisan controversy, and threatened the reputations of several government officials.
America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal AccountsVCU
Digitized primary sources from American military personnel and civilians during World War II, including oral history videos, military records, digitized artifacts, correspondences, diaries, photographs, and ephemera.
America: History and LifeVCU VIVA
Article abstracts and citations of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990VCU
Archive of primary source materials on civil rights, race, gender, free speech, citizenship, discrimination, immigration, labor, radicalism, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Manuscript and print materials spanning 1493 to 1945, covering major themes of the period from colonization and settlement through the revolution, expansion, politics, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction, to World War II.
American History in VideoVCU
Thousands of videos for the study of American history, with contemporaneous video footage from the 1890s to the 1980s as well as historical documentaries from leading video producers.
American Indian Histories and CulturesVCU
Manuscripts, artwork, photographs, maps and print materials documenting American Indian history from American Indian and European perspectives, dating from 16th-century European settlement through the civil rights movements of the mid-20th century.
American Indian Movement and Native American RadicalismVCU
FBI files dating from 1969 to 1979 covering the evolution of the American Indian Movement as an organization of social protest; its leadership, policies, strategies, and role in the civil rights movement.
American Indian NewspapersVCU
Historical and contemporary periodicals published by Indigenous communities in the United States and Canada. Features national, local, and student publications from 1828 to the present.
American Periodicals Series VCU
Periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and more. Digitized images of pages show original typography, layout, and graphics.
American State Papers, 1789-1838VCU
Legislative and executive documents of the first 14 U.S. Congresses, digitized from the original print volumes. Coverage serves as an essential complement to the U.S. Congressional Serial Set from 1817 to 1994.
American Underworld: The Flash PressVCU
Rare insights into urban life, criminal activity, and the underground economy and literature of the 19th century.
Manuscripts, printed works, records, maps and ephemera from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana, documenting the cultural, social, commercial, and environmental history of westward expansion from the 18th to mid-20th century.
Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980VCU
British government files featuring letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activist biographies and first-hand accounts of the history of South Africaâs apartheid regime and the response of the international community.
Archival Resources of the Virginias (ARVAS) VIVA
Database of finding aids with descriptions of manuscript and archival collections in Virginia universities, colleges, and institutions. Provides information about historical materials documenting Virginia history and culture from 1607 to the present.
Current directory of thousands of repositories and collections of primary source materials housed in the United States and United Kingdom.
Archive of AmericanaVCU
Combined interface for searching Early American Imprints I & II (1639-1819), American State Papers (1789-1838), and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980).
Bibliography of Asian StudiesVCU
Research on East, Southeast, and South Asia. Covers a wide range of subject areas, with special focus on humanities and social sciences. Published by the Association for Asian Studies.
Bibliography of Native North AmericansVCU
Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada pertaining to native North Americans. Coverage from 1558 to present.
Biography and Genealogy Master IndexVCU
Indexes millions of biographical sketches from reference sources covering individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. Includes names, birth/death years, and bibliographic references.
Black Economic Empowerment: The National Negro Business LeagueVCU
Primary source documents from the National Negro Business League, established in 1900 by Booker T. Washington to promote the commercial and financial development of Black Americans.
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th CenturyVCU
Primary source documents from the records of federal government agencies, the personal papers of African Americans, and records of civil rights organizations.
Black Historical NewspapersVCU
Full-text access to the backfiles of major African American community newspapers. Offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts.
Black Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle, 1970-1980VCU
Primary source documents related to the Black Liberation Army, an underground, Black nationalist-Marxist militant organization composed largely of former Black Panthers that operated from 1970 to 1981.
Black Nationalism and the Revolutionary Action Movement: The Papers of Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)VCU
Letters, speeches, financial records, and other documents from Muhammad Ahmad's personal archive, augmented with FBI files and other primary sources shedding light on 1960s radicalism, politics and culture.
Black Studies Center VCU
Black Studies Center is a digital core collection of primary and secondary sources in arts, history, literature, politics, and religion that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times.
Black Studies in VideoVCU
Documentaries, interviews, and archival footage covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
Black Studies Periodicals (Formerly International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP)VCU
Abstracts, indexing, and select full text for scholarly and popular journals, newspapers, and newsletters from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean, spanning multidisciplinary issues vital to Black Studies.
Black Thought and CultureVCU
Non-fiction writings by major American Black leaders -- teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures -- present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be Black in America.
British History Online
British History Online is a digital library of primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, focusing on the period from 1300 to 1800.
British Periodicals I-IIIVCU
Searchable facsimile images for journals dating from the 17th to the 20th century. This resource contains Collections I-III covering historical, artistic, and popular periodicals.
Burney Collection NewspapersVCU
Newspapers, Acts of Parliament, addresses, pamphlets, proclamations, and broadsides from 17th and 18th century English news media, available through the British Library.
Bush Presidency and Development and Debate Over Civil Rights Policy and LegislationVCU
Collection of materials on civil rights, the development of civil rights policy, and the debate over civil rights legislation during the administration of President George H.W. Bush and his tenure as vice president.
Full text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean, including extensive data on the current status and history of geographic regions.
China, America and the Pacific: Trade and Cultural ExchangeVCU
Correspondences, logbooks, business papers, visual materials, and other primary sources documenting the trading and cultural relationships between China, America and the Pacific region from the 18th to early 20th centuries.
China: Culture and SocietyVCU
Digitized pamphlets from the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, published between 1750 and 1929, featuring addresses and speeches, essays, journals, meeting minutes, lectures, and reports. Includes scholarly essays and other secondary sources.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980VCU
Correspondence, maps, official papers, photographs, illustrations, and other primary source material detailing China's interaction with the West from the earliest English embassy to the Nixon visits in China in 1972-1974.
Church Missionary Society PeriodicalsVCU
Publications from the Church Mission Society spanning the 19th to the 21st century, documenting global missionary history against a backdrop of conflict, colonialism, and globalization.
Civil War: A Newspaper PerspectiveVCU
Full-text database of major articles published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865, from three contemporary newspapers: The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury, and the Richmond Inquirer.
Primary source documents from The National Archives UK covering North America from 1606 to 1822. Includes original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.
Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966VCU
Complete volumes of all British Government Confidential Print for Africa, from the Colonial, Dominion, Foreign and War Offices. Diplomatic dispatches, correspondences, minutes, maps, and treaties span the full era of colonization by European powers.
Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969VCU
All British Government Confidential Print volumes relating to the nations of South and Central America. Correspondences, dispatches, minutes, maps, treaties, and other documents address the politics of state-building for the Latin American nations.
Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969VCU
All British Colonial Office and Foreign Office Confidential Print volumes for the Middle East. Reports, dispatches and other materials cover the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Sudan.
Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961VCU
Dispatches, reports, and other Confidential Print documents produced by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices concerning the United States, Canada and the English-speaking Caribbean, with some coverage of Central and South America.
Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and PrisonsVCU
Letters written or received by prisoners held in German concentration camps and prisons during and just prior to World War II. Other documents include receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects, paper currency, and realia.
Diaries, letters, poetry, books, pamphlets, ephemera, and other digitized primary source material depicting gender, leisure and consumer culture in British society between the 15th and 20th centuries.
Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford DNB)VCU
Browsable, searchable, illustrated collection of significant, influential, or notorious figures who shaped British history. Living persons are excluded.
Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)VCU
Comprehensive and curated collection of dissertations and theses from universities around the world, with full-text availability for most titles.
Documenting the American South
Documenting the American South (DocSouth), a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the UNC Libraries, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture.
Docuseek Complete CollectionVCU VIVA
Documentaries covering anthropology, area studies, the arts, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, global studies, health, history, political science, psychology, sciences, sociology, women's studies, and more.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800VCU
Books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other imprints published in 17th- and 18th-century America. Covers thousands of subjects in full-text.
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819VCU
Books, pamphlets, broadsides, and other imprints of early 19th-century America. Covers thousands of subjects in full-text.
Early American Newspapers, Series 1-4VCU
Chronicles the evolution of American history, culture, and daily life from 1690-1922. Often printed by small-town printers, these newspapers are a record of hundreds of diverse American communities.
Early Modern England: Society, Culture & Everyday Life, 1500-1700VCU
Primary source materials covering everyday, political, religious, working, trading, and administrative life in England during the 16th and 17th centuries.
East India CompanyVCU
Digitized collection of India Office Records from the British Library, London. Documents spanning 1599 to 1947 include royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, council meeting minutes, and reports of expeditions, among others.
Eighteenth Century Collections OnlineVCU
Page by page digital images of every historically significant text published in 18th-century Great Britain and Colonial America, from books by well-known and lesser-known authors, to directories, Bibles, sheet music, sermons, and advertisements.
Eighteenth Century Drama: Censorship, Society and the StageVCU
Hundreds of playbills, theatre records, and correspondence related to plays submitted for license between 1737-1824. Contains the archive of the Larpent Collection and two reference works on the eighteenth century London stage.
Eighteenth Century JournalsVCU
Rare journals printed between 1685 and 1835 in the UK and the US, covering all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Journals range from political journals to colonial newspapers, poetic reviews to fashion magazines.
Manuscript, print, and visual primary source materials related to colonial and empire studies, from the late 15th century to the present. Presents European and American perspectives, along with indigenous peoples of Africa, India, and North America.
Ethnic Diversity SourceVCU
Full text database covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. Includes thousands of books, biographies, primary source documents, speeches, letters, interviews, videos, and more.
European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750VCU
Searchable bibliographic index to print materials about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Created from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed in Europe Relating to the Americas, 1493-1750.
Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activist, Political Activist, and WomanVCU
Correspondence, financial records, programs, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, and other printed items relating to voting rights activist and civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer. Materials date from 1966 to 1978.
FBI Surveillance of James Forman and SNCCVCU
Files from FBI investigations of civil rights activist James Forman and the SNCC covering the years 1961 to 1976 in three series: intelligence files on James Forman, investigation of the Black Manifesto, and COINTELPRO Reports for 1967 to 1968.
Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960sVCU
FBI files covering the internal organization, personnel, and activities of prominent radical individuals and organizations from 1956 to 1971, and their movements to change American government and society.
Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984VCU
FBI files documenting the scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution to which Black Americans of all political persuasions were subjected. Investigations cover protest groups, Socialists, Communists, pacifists, and others deemed politically suspect.
Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista PuertorriqueñoVCU
FBI files dating from 1941 to 1982, documenting the FBI's efforts to disrupt the activities of the largest of the Puerto Rican independence parties, Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, and compromise their effectiveness.
Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights CongressVCU
Collection comprising the Legal Case and Communist Party files of the Civil Rights Congress, a civil rights organization formed in 1946 by a merger of the International Labor Defense and the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties.
Films on Demand Master Academic CollectionVCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.
Final Accountability Rosters of Japanese-American Relocation Centers, 1944-1946VCU
Collection of demographic information taken between 1944 and 1946 on the "evacuees" resident at Japanese-American concentration camps during the period of their existence.
First World WarVCU
Primary source material related to the First World War highlighting the experiences of soldiers, civilians, and governments. Archives span from personal narratives and artifacts to military files, propaganda, ephemera, and artwork.
Food and Drink in HistoryVCU
Primary source material documenting food and drink in social and cultural history from the 16th century to the present. Archives range from cookbooks, periodicals, papers and reports to artifacts, ephemera, packaging, oral histories and film.
Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980VCU
All British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980, covering major movements during this period in Chinese history. Includes diplomatic dispatches, letters, reports of court cases and other materials.
Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 VCU
Dispatches, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports, meeting minutes and other files from the British Foreign Office and Dominions Office focusing on the political and social history of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan between 1947 and 1980.
Foreign Office Files for Japan, 1919-1952VCU
British Foreign Office files covering relations with Japan between 1919 and 1952. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events, and other materials.
Foreign Office Files for Southeast Asia, 1963-1980VCU
British Foreign Office files covering relations with Southeast Asia between 1963 and 1980, with particular emphasis on the creation of Malaysia and the response from the wider region.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945VCU
Documents from FDR's official file concerning the issues of lynching, segregation, race riots, and employment discrimination in the early development of the Civil Rights Movement.
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial EncountersVCU
Correspondences, diaries, business records, legal documents, publications, and other primary source materials documenting the European colonization of North America, Africa, and Australasia between 1650 and 1920.
German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941VCU
Collection of German-language books and pamphlets dating mostly from the 1920s and 1930s, presenting anti-Semitism as an issue in politics, economics, religion, and education. Also includes some materials on other religious groups.
Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural ExchangeVCU
Manuscript, printed, and visual primary sources covering fifteen global commodities, their development, exchange, consumption, and impact on regional and world history from the 17th to 20th centuries.
Manuscript, visual and printed works documenting the history of Anglo-European continental travel for pleasure, business and diplomacy from 1550 to 1850, and travelâs influence on street life, architecture, urban planning, literature, and philosophy.
Grassroots Civil Rights & Social Activism: FBI Files on Benjamin J. Davis, Jr.VCU
FBI files covering Benjamin J. Davis, Jr., a leader in local, district, and national leadership bodies of the Communist Party USA. Documents span 1941 to 1990.
Greensboro Massacre, 1979: Shootout between the American Nazis and the Communist Workers PartyVCU
Documents from the FBI, local and state police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and the Civil Rights Division covering the 1979 Black American and Communist "Death to the Klan March" and subsequent violence in Greensboro, North Carolina.
HarpWeek: The Civil War Era and Reconstruction I and IIVCU VIVA
Searchable scanned images of all pages of Harper's Weekly, the leading illustrated newspaper of its time. All articles, illustrations, advertisements, and literary offerings are indexed. Supplemental Web sites from HarpWeek
Hindu Conspiracy Cases: Activities of the Indian Independence Movement in the U.S., 1908-1933VCU
Justice Department and U.S. Attorney records covering the U.S. government's prosecution of Indian nationalists for violations of the Espionage Act, arising from two incidents of Indian nationalist activity in the U.S. supporting revolution in India.
Historical AbstractsVCU VIVA
Article abstracts and citations of books and dissertations covering world history from 1450 to the present; excludes the United States and Canada.
Oral histories of African-Americans from all walks of life, including politicians, authors, civil rights activists, religious leaders, musicians, legal scholars, and many others. Includes video footage.
Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War CrimesVCU
Documents from the investigation and prosecution of war crimes committed by Nazi concentration camp commandments and camp personnel. Includes correspondence, trial records and transcripts, investigatory material, photographs, and other materials.
Humanities International CompleteVCU VIVA
Indexing and abstracts for articles, essays, reviews, and original creative works in all aspects of the humanities, with full-text for select journal articles, books, and other materials. Includes all data from the Humanities International Index.
Covers publications in European languages on all aspects of Islam and the Muslim world. Includes history, beliefs, societies, cultures, languages, and literature.
India, Raj and EmpireVCU
Manuscripts and other primary sources documenting, from a British colonial perspective, the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.
Indian Trade in the Southeastern Spanish Borderlands: Papers of Panton, Leslie and CompanyVCU
Legal, political, and diplomatic documents recording the operations of the trading firm Panton, Leslie & Co., providing insight for the ethnographic study of Indigenous people of the Southeast.
Indigenous Peoples: North AmericaVCU
Primary-source collections from Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political, and social history of Native peoples. Includes manuscripts, newspapers, Bibles, dictionaries, and primers in Indigenous languages.
Integration of Alabama Schools and the U.S. Military, 1963VCU
Digitized documents from the Records of the Department of the Army covering Operation Oak Tree: the Army's plans to intervene in the event of civil disturbances related to school integration at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in May of 1963.
Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West's Response to Jewish EmigrationVCU
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other records of the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, an effort of 37 governments from 1938 to 1944 to assist in the resettlement of refugees from Europe in countries allowing permanent immigration.
International Medieval Bibliography (IMB)VCU
Leading bibliography of the European Middle Ages (c. 400-1500). Covers articles in journals and miscellany volumes worldwide. Click on "Enter Databases" and then on "Go".
International Women's Movement: The Pan Pacific/Southeast Asia Women's Association, 1950-1985VCU
Records from the American section of the international Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association (PPSEAWA), founded in 1930 to strengthen international understanding and friendship among women of Asia and the Pacific and women of the U.S.A.
Iter Gateway to the Middle Ages and RenaissanceVCU
Portal to resources including a bibliography of citations for books, articles, and essays on all aspects of medieval and Renaissance life. Also includes a directory of scholars, Iter Italicum, a collection of Capito letters, and more.
James Meredith, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Integration of the University of MississippiVCU
FBI documentation, correspondence, memoranda, and news clippings covering James Meredith's battle to enroll at the University of Mississippi in 1962 and white political and social backlash.
Japanese American Internment: Records of the Franklin D. Roosevelt LibraryVCU
Documents from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Libraryâs âJapanese American Internment Collections.â Includes Roosevelt's writings, advisors' letters and diaries, and government documents, revealing the president's role in implementing the incarceration.
Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day LifeVCU
Collection of newspapers published in Japanese-American concentration camps from 1942 to 1945, recording the concerns and day-to-day life of the incarcerated Japanese-Americans.
Jewish Life in America, c.1654-1954VCU
Digitized manuscript collections from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York, documenting the history of American Jewish communities from the 17th through 20th centuries.
Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document CenterVCU
Documents from a variety of sources including the Gestapo, local police and government offices, Reich ministries, and businesses, pertaining to Jewish communities. Materials span 1920 to 1945.
Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant CollectionVCU
Original documents collected by David Diamant, a Jewish communist and member of the underground resistance during World War II. Documents span a period of 30 years and deal primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance.
Searchable backfiles of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Backfiles end typically 3 - 6 years prior to the current date).
JSTOR Sustainability Collection VCU
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.
Latin American Newspapers Series I & IIVCU
Digitized Central and South American newspapers published from 1805 to 1922 in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, chronicling the evolution of Latin America through eyewitness reports, editorials, legislative information, advertisements, and more.
Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture: The History of TourismVCU
Guidebooks, brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs, personal travel journals and other primary source materials documenting the development of mass tourism from the mid-1800s through the 1980s.
Liberation Movement in Africa and African AmericaVCU
FBI surveillance files, spanning 1970 to 1985, covering the activities of the African Liberation Support Committee and All African People's Revolutionary Party. Files document Black nationalist and pan-Africanist influence on political organizing.
Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918VCU
Correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the United States' diplomatic post in Liberia. Records cover all aspects of relations with Liberia, and interactions of American citizens with the Liberian government and people.
Lincoln at the Bar: Extant Case Files from the U.S. District and Circuit Courts, Southern District of Illinois 1855-1861VCU
Existing case files from the records of the U.S. District and Circuit Courts at Springfield with which Abraham Lincoln has been identified as legal counsel, dating from 1855 to 1861.
Literary Manuscripts: BergVCU
Digitized manuscripts, notebooks, letters, diaries, and other personal items of nineteenth-century authors, from the Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
Literary Manuscripts: LeedsVCU
Digitized manuscripts of seventeenth and eighteenth-century verse held in the Brotherton Collection at the University of Leeds. Manuscripts can be explored in conjunction with the Brotherton Collection Manuscript Verse Index.
London Low LifeVCU
Insight into the teeming streets of Victorian London, including the vibrant culture of street literature. Images of rare books, ephemera, maps, and other materials relating to 18th, 19th, and early 20th century London. Includes Tallis' Street Views.
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963VCU
Complete coverage of the Cabinet conclusions (minutes) and memoranda of the government of British prime minister Harold Macmillan, plus selected minutes and memoranda of policy committees.
Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965VCU
Complete market research reports of midcentury consumer analyst and market research pioneer Ernest Dichter. Reports, case studies, proposals, surveys, correspondence and other materials provide information on some of America's best-known brands.
Mass Observation OnlineVCU
Digitized original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the original Mass Observation organization, founded in 1937 to study the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain between the 1930s and 50s.
Medical Services and WarfareVCU
Digital archives documenting the development of medical practice during armed conflicts of the mid-19th to 20th centuries. Includes hospital reports, scientific notebooks, first-hand accounts, and other print and audiovisual materials.
Medieval Family Life: The Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor and Armburgh PapersVCU
Digitized and transcripted copies of five family letter collections dating between 1400 and 1490, including the Paston Family Papers. Also includes a chronology, visual gallery, interactive map, glossary, and family trees.
Medieval Travel WritingVCU
Digitized international manuscripts dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, with a focus on accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India, and China. Documents attitudes and preconceptions of people across Europe in the medieval period.
Manuscripts for the study of Meiji society, culture, ethnology and education from the papers of Edward S Morse. Diaries, journals, correspondences, scrapbooks, and other materials span 1856 to 1925.
Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.VCU
Includes the full text Meriam Report (The Problem of Indian Administration), and the 41-part report to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs detailing the effects of Bureau of Indian Affairs policies and programs on Indigenous Americans.
Migration to New WorldsVCU
Primary sources documenting migration from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to North America and Australasia during the 19th and 20th centuries. Materials range from personal accounts to photographs and printed ephemera.
Minutemen, 1963-1969: Evolution of the Militia Movement in America, Part IVCU
FBI files on the Minutemen, a right-wing militant anti-Communist organization formed in the early 1960s, led by Robert Bolivar DePugh until 1969.
National Farm Worker Ministry: Mobilizing Support for Migrant Workers, 1939-1985VCU
Correspondence, reports, speeches, minutes and other materials relating to farm workers, poverty programs, Public Law 78, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union and the Delano Grape Strike.
National Security and FBI Surveillance of Enemy AliensVCU
Contains the FBI Custodial Detention Index (CDI), an index of individuals and groups engaging in suspect activities considered âpossibly detrimental to the internal security of the United States,â formed between 1939 and 1941 and ending in 1978.
Nazi Bank and Financial Institutions: U.S. Military Government Investigation Reports and Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, 1945-1949VCU
1945 to 1949 records from two collections under the Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone (Germany) (OMGUS). Memorandums, balance sheets, reports, civil censorship intercepts and other materials cover the financing of the German war effort.
Nazism in Poland: The Diary of Governor-General Hans FrankVCU
Digitized journal of Dr. Hans Frank, the Governor-General of German-occupied Poland from October 1939 until early 1945. Entries cover administrative matters of all aspects of the Generalgouvernement (GG).
Nichols Collection NewspapersVCU
London newspapers and pamphlets gathered by antiquarian and printer John Nichols, spanning the 17th and 18th centuries. Features many rare news media sources including The London Gazette and The Tatler.
Nineteenth Century Collections OnlineVCU
Digital archive of primary source collections from the "long" 19th century. Includes monographs, newspapers, manuscripts, diaries, letters, maps, statistics and more. Offers annotation and tagging tools.
Nineteenth Century Literary SocietyVCU
Digitized archive of the John Murray publishing company from its inception in 1768 through the 19th century. Correspondences, financial records, illustrations and manuscripts feature prominent British authors, editors, and politicians.
Nineteenth-Century American Drama: Popular Culture and Entertainment, 1820-1900VCU
Virtually every play published in the United States from 1820-1900, including annotated copies of prompt books and manuscripts.
Nixon Years, 1969-1974VCU
Digitized files of the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office covering the duration of the Nixon administration, featuring top-level Anglo American discussions and briefing papers.
Nuremberg Laws and Nazi Annulment of German Jewish NationalityVCU
Collection of index cards listing the name, date and place of birth, occupation and last address of Jews whose German citizenship was revoked in accordance with the âNuremberg Lawsâ of 1935, including Jews from Germany, Austria and Czech Bohemia.
Oral History OnlineVCU
Index and links to web-based oral histories in English in archives and libraries around the world, with links to full text, audio, and video when available.
Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the PresentVCU
Text and reference resource covering Britain's major and minor women authors of all time periods, with timelines, bibliographies, sets of internal links, biographies, and other contextual material.
Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power MovementVCU
Poetry, organizational records, print publications, plays, speeches, correspondences, oral histories and other materials relating to Amiri Baraka and the Black Power movement, gathered by Dr. Komozi Woodard. Materials span 1913 through 1998.
Parker Library on the WebVCU
High-resolution copies of manuscripts in the Parker Library of Corpus Christi College. Manuscripts date from the sixth through the sixteenth centuries CE. Includes extensive bibliographic material related to the collection.
Full-text database of the Pennsylvania Gazette, a premier newspaper published during the colonial, Revolutionary, and early national periods. Includes text for important documents printed in the Gazette, such as "Common Sense."
Perdita Manuscripts, 1500-1700VCU
Contains 16th and 17th century manuscripts from early modern British women authors, including account books, diaries, prayer, prose, translations, travel writing, verse and more.
Personal Justice Denied: Public Hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment, 1981VCU
Testimonies and documents of over 750 witnesses to the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans, including evacuees, former government officials and others, from the 1981 hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians.
Political Extremism and RadicalismVCU
Propaganda, government records, FBI files, pamphlets, newsletters, correspondence, audio recordings, ephemera and other materials covering far-right and left groups operating in the U.S., Europe, and Australia from the 20th to the 21st century.
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975VCU
Printed and manuscript sources, visual material, ephemera, and video clips covering 1950s to 1970s popular culture in Britain and America, and its intersection with major events of the period.
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900VCU
19th century print materials on health and medicine aimed at the general public, including advertisements, educational texts, writings on preventative medicine, ephemera, 'self-help' guides, and other primary sources.
Poverty, Philanthropy, and Social Conditions in Victorian BritainVCU
Correspondences, periodicals, reports, pamphlets, and other primary source materials documenting the interactions between government policy and public philanthropy, welfare reform, and the social tensions surrounding poverty in Victorian Britain.
Price Control in the Courts: The U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, 1941-1961VCU
Chronicles the creation and activities of the temporary U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, established with the 1942 Emergency Price Control Act to hear challenges to regulations enacted by the Office of Price Administration in accordance with the act.
Project MuseVCU VIVA
Database of peer-reviewed academic journals and electronic books in the humanities and social sciences from university presses and scholarly societies around the world.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times with IndexVCU
Full image of articles published in The New York Times including illustrations and advertisements. Covers from the first issue in 1851 to three years prior to the current year.
Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979VCU
Records of the United Domestic Workers Union, founded in Atlanta in 1968 by Dorothy Bolden to help women engaged in household work. Materials include correspondence, subject files, minutes, budgets, and membership records.
Race Relations in AmericaVCU
Speeches, reports, surveys, and analyses produced by the Race Relations Department at Fisk University from 1943 to 1970. Archives highlight topics including poverty and inequality, class, housing, employment, education and government policy.
Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights MovementVCU
Interviews with leaders in the civil rights movement: scholars, educators, lawyers, church leaders, and activists in the struggle for voting rights, school desegregation, against housing discrimination, racism in hiring, poverty and police brutality.
Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives ProjectVCU
Rastafari ephemerals: newsletters, magazines, newspapers, booklets, statements, letters, articles and assorted literature, written and published by a number of Rastafari Mansions, organizations, groups and individuals over the past four decades.
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871-1884VCU
Letters sent to the attorney general from district attorneys, marshals, judges, and citizens of former Confederate states during the Reconstruction period, documenting Reconstruction conflicts, civil rights, voting rights, and other legal subjects.
Refugees, Relief, and Resettlement: Forced Migration and World War IIVCU
Government records, refugee agency files, and correspondence documenting the causes, effects, and responses to refugee crises across the world immediately before, during, and shortly after World War II.
Republic of New AfrikaVCU
Documentation collected by the FBI concerning the Republic of New Afrika, a Black nationalist group subjected to surveillance and raids by the federal COINTELPRO operation as well as local police departments.
Romanticism: Life, Literature and LandscapeVCU
Digital access to manuscripts from the Wordsworth Trust, including working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers.
Rotunda: American History Collection
Three collections of primary source material spanning the American Founding Era, Antebellum, Civil War, and Reconstruction, and the American Century. Includes papers of political leaders, presidential tape recordings, and biographical information.
Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500-1926VCU
Digitized books, newspapers, maps, sermons, legislation, and more providing original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, and other topics from 1500 to the early 1900s. Drawn from Joseph Sabin's bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana.
SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral CountriesVCU
Reports, letters, and cables pertaining to SAFEHAVEN, a project initiated in 1944 by the Foreign Economic Administration to block the flow of German capital across neutral boundaries and to identify and observe all German overseas investments.
Service Newspapers of World War TwoVCU
Digital archive of international wartime publications produced to provide information, entertainment, and camaraderie to soldiers serving on both sides of the conflict.
Sex & SexualityVCU
Research papers, organization records, newsletters, photographs, comics, and other archival materials documenting changing attitudes towards human sexuality, gender identities, and sexual behaviors from the 19th century to the present.
Shakespeare in Performance: Prompt Books from The Folger Shakespeare LibraryVCU
Digitized prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library containing personal notes, sketches and cues for lighting and music, from set design and costume to music and acting. Materials date from the 1670s to 1970s, with most from the 19th century.
Shakespeare's Globe ArchiveVCU
Documents related to over 300 productions from 1997-2016 at Shakespeare's Globe, including architectural plans, photographs, prompt books, wardrobe notes, musical scores, oral histories, essays, and video interviews.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational ArchiveVCU
Primary source materials on the transatlantic slave trade. Documents the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, the abolition movement, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S., Latin America, the Caribbean, and elsewhere.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007VCU
Digitized manuscripts, court records, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps, and images from 1490 to 2007, covering the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.
Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International PropagandaVCU
Documentary films, features and newsreels by filmmakers from the Soviet Union, China, Vietnam, Eastern Europe, Britain, and Latin America, filmed from the Russian revolution to the end of the Cold War.
Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Communist Party: Papers of James and Esther Cooper JacksonVCU
Correspondence, lectures, notebooks, speeches, writings, subject files, internal documents and printed ephemera of Black communists and civil rights activists James and Esther Cooper Jackson, founders of the Southern Negro Youth Congress (1937-48).
Testaments to the HolocaustVCU
Archives of the Wiener Library, London, the first to collect evidence of the Holocaust and the anti-semitic activities of the Nazi Party. Contains eyewitness accounts, photographs, postcards, and Nazi propaganda publications, among other materials.
Times Digital Archive: 2015-2019VCU
Digital facsimile of over 200 years of The Times (London) from 1785.
Travel Writing, Spectacle and World HistoryVCU
Digitized collection of American women's travel diaries, correspondences, manuscripts, photographs, postcards and ephemera ranging from 1835 to 1976, sourced from the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University.
U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950VCU
State Department records of Myron Taylor, the president's representative to the Vatican. Includes correspondences with U.S. government agencies, the Vatican, and the Italian government on political affairs, Jews, relief activities, and other matters.
Umbra Search African American History
Digital collection of images, videos, books, and other materials documenting African American history and culture. Sourced from archives, libraries, museums, and other U.S. repositories.
Victorian Popular CultureVCU
Objects, printed books, ephemera, posters, photographs, playbills, and other primary sources relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe from 1779 to 1930. Covers entertainment forms from stage magic to the advent of cinema.
Virginia Company ArchivesVCU
Founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London. Includes Ferrar papers of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Also includes information on London's economic history.
Vivvix (formerly AdSpender)VCU
Tracks millions of brands across 18 media and ranks top spenders by industry, parent, brand, etc. Find how, when and where the competition spends their advertising dollars.
Voice of the Shuttle
Voice of the Shuttle, established in 1994, provides a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources for a wide range of academic disciplines in the humanities -- and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact
War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824VCU
Letters relating to Indigenous affairs, sent to the War Department by government officials, factors of trading posts, Indigenous people, missionaries, and others. Includes financial statements, depositions, contracts, newspapers, and other documents.
Women in The National ArchivesVCU
Includes a finding aid for women's studies resources in The National Archives, UK, alongside original documents covering the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain, 1903-1928, and granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories, 1930-1962.
Women Organizing Transnationally: The Committee of Correspondence, 1952-1969VCU
Official and unofficial correspondences documenting the work of The Committee of Correspondence, a women's group oriented toward anti-communism between 1952 and 1969. Also includes official records, minutes, publications, and other materials.
Women's Issues and Their Advocacy Within the White House, 1974-1977VCU
Speeches, correspondence, reports, minutes, press releases and other printed materials documenting Patricia Lindh's and Jeanne Holm's liaison with women's groups and their advocacy within the White House on issues of special interest to women.
Women's Studies ArchiveVCU
Manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, women's literature, journals, ephemera and other primary source materials focusing on the evolution of feminism throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, covering women's political activism and women's voices.
World Communism: Pamphlets from McMaster UniversityVCU
Uncataloged pamphlets pertaining to communism, socialism, and class struggle. Most materials originate from China and Soviet Russia during the post-WWII period; others pertain to 1950s Cuba, 1930s and 40s Britain, and Argentina's 1810 May revolution.
World's Fairs: A Global History of ExpositionsVCU
Digitized primary source material from world's fairs and exhibitions spanning 1851 to 2015. Documents include fair committee minutes and correspondences, catalogues and guide books, photographs, maps, souvenir artifacts, and audio interviews.