Digital Collections for Historical Research
Catalogs of Digital Resources
- OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources from nearly one thousand data providers.
- Provides organized and thematic access to digitized and born-digital resources about Illinois,
created by Illinois scholars, or included among the digital collections of The University of
Digital Library Federation's
Digital Collections Registry
- Identifies digital collections by broad subject areas. You can also search the registry.
CONTENTdm Collection of Collections
- A registry of digital collections using ContentDM (software for managing digital collections).
Currently lists about 800 digital collections.
UIUC Library Newspaper Database
- Database of newspaper holdings at UIUC Library in all formats including online. To find
digitized historical newspaper titles, select "online" from the "format" drop-down box or visit our
Online Resources Licensed by the University Library
- Almost 4,000 book-length works of scholarship in the humanities, with an emphasis on
English Books Online
- Almost every book printed between 1473 and 1700 in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and
British North America, regardless of language, and English-language books printed elsewhere in the
same time period.
Century Collections Online
- Almost every book printed in England,Ireland, Scotland, and Wales during the 18th century,
regardless of language, along with thousands of English-language books printed elsewhere in the
same time period. Includes some serials.
Sabin Americana Digital
- Based on Joseph Sabin's
Bibliotheca Americana, this collection includes books, pamphlets, and periodicals about
the Americas from 1492 to 1868. Includes publications both from the Americas and from
American Imprints, Series I: 1639-1800
- Based on Charles Evans's
American Bibliography, includes almost every book printed in the United States between
1639-1800. Part of the
Archive of Americana.
American Imprints, Series II: 1801-1819
- Based on Ralph Shaw and Richard Shoemaker's
American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801-1819, includes almost every book
printed in the United States between 1801-1819. Part of the
Archive of Americana.
Waterloo Directory of English
Periodicals and Newspapers
- Detailed directory providing publication histories, title changes, editors, subject or
political affiliation, and holding libraries.
Oxford Bibliographies Online:
- Selected, annotated bibliographies, arranged by broad topic (e.g. epistemology, free will) and
major philosopher. Each section includes an introductory essay written by a scholar.
- Identifies articles from over 6,000 European and American journals in the humanities and social
sciences, with coverage back to 1665.
19th Century Masterfile
- Collection of 40 indexes to 19th century periodical literature, including major titles like
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature,
Index to Legal Periodical Literature, and the
Contents-Subject Index to General and Periodical Literature.
Readers Guide Retrospective
- Identifies articles from periodicals (mostly magazines and popular journals) from
- Identifies books, book chapters, journal articles, and dissertations on all aspects of world
history (1450-present), excluding the history of North America (which is covered by
History and Life).
Bibliography of British and Irish
- Identifies books, book chapters, and articles on all aspects of British and Irish history, from
55 BCE to the present.
History and Life
- Identifies books, book chapters, journal articles, and dissertations on all aspects of North
American history. Mexican history is covered in both this database and
- Database of archival finding aids that makes it easier to discover unpublished primary
- Previously unpublished primary sources from archives, organized into thematic research
collections. Emphasis on post-World War II United States domestic and foreign policy.
Declassified Documents Reference
- Recently declassified documents from United States agencies, but also from some international
organizations like the United Nations.
- 1758-present. A standard almanac of world events.
Periodicals Archive Online
- Over 700 European and American periodicals in the humanities and social sciences, with coverage
back to 1665.
- Over 1,500 scholarly journals, with coverage back to the first issue for each, in some cases as
far back as the 17th century.
Periodicals Series Online
- Popular American periodicals published between 1740-1940. Includes the sub-collection
Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries, which is particularly strong in trade and
Harper's Weekly, 1857-1912
- The popular, American illustrated weekly magazine. Includes searchable subject indexes, with
separate subject access to the illustrations.
Nation Archive, 1865-Present
- Facsimile edition of the influential, American news weekly.
Liberty Magazine Historical Archive, 1924-1950
- Full color reproductions of the popular, American weekly magazine.
Century Journals: A Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals, 1685-1835
- Over 270 newspapers and periodicals from across the British Empire, but mostly from
- Hundreds of influential British periodicals (literary, political, religious, and more)
published between 1680 and 1940.
Century UK Periodicals
- Periodicals published in Great Britain from 1800-1900, many reproduced in full color. It
includes publications on women, children, leisure, sport, and humor. Series 1. New readerships --
Series 2. Empire.
Economist Historical Archive, 1843-2008
- Full color, searchable reproductions of the influential, British news weekly.
Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957
- Full color reproductions of the popular, and influential British magazine.
World News Archive, 1931-present
- Daily news reports collected from around the world, originally compiled in the monthly
Keesing’s Record of World Events.
The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991
- Published transcripts of BBC radio and television broadcasts.
Television News Archive
- A collection of national network television news broadcasts since 1968.
- Hundreds of titles, with especially strong coverage of the earliest American newspapers. Part
Archive of Americana.
Century U.S. Newspapers
- Hundreds of newspapers.
- Major newspapers, mostly U.S., with especially good coverage of the 20th century.
here to see complete list.
Financial Times Historical Archive
Times (London) Digital Archive
Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive
Illustrated London News Archive, 1842-2003
- Full color reproductions of the first, pictorial news weekly.
- Part of the
Newspaper Archive, currently includes 9 newspapers from south Asia, covering late 19th and
early 20th centuries.
- Part of the
Newspaper Archive, currently includes about 65 newspapers from Africa, covering late 19th and
early 20th centuries.
- Part of the
Newspaper Archive, currently includes about 50 Latin American newspapers, covering the late
19th and early 20th centuries.
- A small collection of canonical works (European civilization), mostly philosophy and mostly in
English or English translation.
- 20 translations of the Bible into English, from the West Saxon I gospels, ca.990, to the New
English Bible, 1970.
- Works of the Church Fathers from Tertullian in 200 AD to the death of Pope Innocent III in
- Digitized version of a 68 volume collection of saints' lives originally published from 1643 to
- All 127 volumes of the Weimar edition of the works of Martin Luther.
Islamic Studies Online
- Collection of reference works, with some supplementary primary source material.
- Gallup (public opinion) polls, 1935-present.
- Over 230 manuscripts, authored by women, that document life in Early Modern England.
- Ephemera, pamphlets, college records, exam papers, commonplace books, diaries, periodicals,
letters, ledgers, account books, pedagogical treatises, government documents, anatomy books,
midwifery texts, manuscript journals, poetry, novels, ballads, drama, receipt books, literary
manuscripts, travel writing, and conduct and advice literature.Comprises five sections: Conduct and
Politeness, Domesticity and Family, Consumption and Leisure, Education and Sensibility, and The
Collection of Women's History, 1543-1945
- Books, pamphlets, and periodicals that document women's history.
and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries, 1500 to 1950
- Diaries and letters of approximately 500 women.
American Women's Letters and Diaries, Colonial to 1950
- Letters and diaries from 1,325 women. Based on seven published bibliographies:
The Published Diaries and Letters of American Women: an annotated bibliography, Joyce D.
Goodfriend, G.K. Hall, 1987;
American Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of Published American Diaries and Journals.
Laura Arksey, Nancy Pries and Marcia Reed, Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1983;
Women's Diaries, Journals, and Letters: an annotated bibliography, Cheryl Cline, Garland,
American Diaries in Manuscript, 1580-1954: a descriptive bibliography. Athens, Ga.:
University of Georgia Press, 1974;
Canadian Diaries and Autobiographies, by William Matthews. Berkeley, CA., University of
California Press, 1950;
And So to Bed: a bibliography of diaries published in English. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow
Press, 1987; and
New England Diaries, 1602-1800. A descriptive catalogue of diaries, orderly books and sea
journals. Topsfield, Mass: Privately Printed, 1923.
and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
- Books, brochures, audio recordings, cartoons, diaries, court reports, interviews, letters,
speeches, videos, and more.
Everyday Life and Women in
- Books, periodicals, pamphlets, and broadsides.
Women in the National
- Documents from the British National Archives, with emphasis on the period 1903-1963.
- About 300 Hispanic American newspapers from the period 1808-1980. Part of the
Archive of Americana.
Jewish Life in America,
- Letters, scrapbooks, autobiographies, notebooks and other materials from the American Jewish
Historical Society in New York City.
- International Index to Black Periodicals (1902-present), the Marshall Index to Black
Periodicals (1940-1946), Black Literature Index (1827-1940), the Schomburg Studies on the Black
Experience, and 6 major African-American newspapers. The 6 newspapers are also included in ProQuest
Historical Black Newspapers. Note that ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers has even more African
American newspapers than can be found here.
African American Studies Center
- Major reference works, along with supplementary primary source material.
Thought and Culture
- Non-fiction works, including interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, and
letters. Supports browsing by date, event, and other subjects. Colonial times to the present.
1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia
- Over 12,000 printed works, including books, pamphlets, and broadsides. Part of the
Archive of Americana.
- Approximately 15,000 articles, documents, correspondence, proceedings, manuscripts, and
literary works of almost 300 Black abolitionists.
American Newspapers: The 19th Century
- 8 major African American newspapers of the 19th Century.
African American Periodicals,
- About 170 serials published by, for, or about African Americans. Part of the
Archive of Americana.
- Filmed, oral history interviews of contemporary African Americans.
- Papers from the Mass Observation Archive at the University of Sussex. Mass Observation was an
organization that existed between 1937 and the 1950s, and attempted to document everyday life in
Britain using diaries, surveys, reports, and photograph.
& Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: Popular Culture in Britain and America,
- Archival material from the Browne Popular Culture Library (Bowling Green State University), the
Bancroft Library (University of California, Berkeley), the British National Archives, the
University of Sussex Library, and the Rock Source Archive.
Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960-1974
- Diaries, letters, autobiographies, memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government
documents, memorabilia, alternative press periodicals, and scholarly commentary.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
- Shipping manifests from nearly 35,000 individual slaving expeditions between 1514 and
Slavery, Abolition, and Social
- Manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, and maps covering the period 1490 to 2007.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A
- Books, periodicals, manuscripts, court records, and reference works documenting world slavery
and the slave trade from the 16th century through the 19th.
Historical Statistics of the United
- Primary and secondary sources that document imperialism, with emphasis on the British empire,
India, Raj, and Empire
- Diaries, journals, official papers, letters, sketches, paintings, histories and literary works
documenting the British presence in India.
Privy Council and Related Bodies: America and West Indies, Colonial Papers, a collection
of papers presented to the Privy Council and the Board of Trade between 1574-1757, and
The Calendar of State Papers, Colonial: North America and the West Indies 1574-1739, an
essential guide to those papers.
Virginia Company Archives
- The Ferrar Papers (Magdalene College, Cambridge), along with transcripts of select documents.
Also includes the four volumes of
The Records of the Virginia Company of London. Does not include items that were once part
of the collection but are so no longer; nor does it record any of those volumes from the Ferrars'
library which are to be found in the Old Library at Magdalene.
Confidential Print: Africa,
1834-1966; North America, 1839-1961; Latin America, 1833-1969; Middle East, 1839-1969
- Digital collection of British government documents, mostly from the Foreign Office, but also
from the Colonial Office, the Dominions Office, and the War Office. "Confidential Prints" were
diplomatic dispatches and related documents deemed sufficiently important to be printed and then
circulated among government officials. The prints were grouped into series by geographical region,
and then numbered consecutively, but after being transferred to the Public Records Office, the
prints were organized according to the National Archives' system of provenance.
Office Files for China, 1949-1980
- Complete British Foreign Office Files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, from
Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, 1947-1980
- Record series DO (Dominions Office) 133, DO 134, FO (Foreign Office) 371, and FCO (Foreign and
Commonwealth Office) 37 from the British National Archives.
The Nixon Years, 1969-1974
- Record Series FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) 7 and 82 from the British National
British Policy Overseas: Diplomacy in the Twentieth Century
- Documents from Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Commons Parliamentary Papers: 1688-2004
- Over 200,000 House of Commons sessional papers from 1715 to the present, with supplementary
material back to 1688.
of the Modern World, 1450-1850
- Books and periodicals that document economic history, ranging from political writings, works on
international relations, international trade and commerce, and slavery, to travel narratives, legal
cases, and foreign government publications.
Global Commodities: Trade,
Exploration, and Cultural Exchange
- Business records, shipping manifests, correspondence, government reports, pamphlets,
statistical records, maps, photographs, paintings, prints, advertising, and other artifacts,
thematically arranged by the following commodities: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil,
porcelain, silver, spices, sugar, tea, timber, wheat, wine, and spirits. Covers 1500 to the
Historical Annual Reports
- Over 800 companies, mostly American, 1844-current.
of Modern Law: Primary Sources, 1620-1926
- Published records of the American colonies, documents published by state constitutional
conventions, state codes, city charters, law dictionaries, digests and more.
of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926
- Covers American and British law.
- American Indian Law
Treaties, federal statutes and regulations, federal case law, tribal codes, constitutions, and
jurisprudence, much of it historical. Includes rare compilations edited by Felix S. Cohen that have
never before been accessible online.
of Modern Law: Trials, 1600-1926
- Unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments; and
official records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings and arbitrations that
document Anglo-American trials, with coverage of the British Empire.
Congressional Record and Its
Predecessors Permanent Digital Collection (1789-1997)
Congressional (for best results, choose the "Congressional Record Only" search tab). The
Congressional Record, which began publication in 1873, is the official record of the
proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. Its predecessors were the
Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the
Register of Debates (1824-1837), and the
Congressional Globe (1833-1873). For more information, consult ProQuest's
Guide to the Congressional Record
Permanent Collection. The
HeinOnline Congressional Documents Library has a slightly more-extensive
of the Continental Congress (1774-1789), the
of the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the
of Debates in Congress (1825-1837), the
Globe (1833-1873), the
Record (1873-present), and the
Record Daily (1980-present, updated daily).
Congressional Hearings Digital Collection, 1824-1979
- Both the published and unpublished hearings, which includes transcripts of spoken testimony,
written statements of witnesses, reports, exhibits, correspondence, or other material submitted by
interested parties. For more information, consult ProQuest's
Guide to the
Congressional Hearings Digital Collection.
Research Service Digital Collection (1915-Present)
- Publications of the Congressional Research Service, which is the reference arm of the Library
of Congress that directly serves Congress. For more information, consult ProQuest's
Guide to the Congressional Research Digital
of Modern Law: U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, 1832-1978
- Almost 150,000 Supreme Court cases are featured, the majority consisting of those for which the
Court did not give a full opinion. Digitized from the holdings of the Jenkins Memorial Law Library,
in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the the Library of the Association of the Bar of the City of New
State Papers Online,
- British State Papers Domestic, Foreign, Scotland, Ireland and Registers of the Privy Council
for research and teaching projects in politics, government, and social, economic, and religious
history, each keyed to its entry in the Calendar of State Papers.
MacMillan Cabinet Papers
- Complete minutes and memorandum of the cabinet of British Prime Minister Harold MacMillan,
National Security Archives
- Declassified government documents that cover U.S. policy decisions from post World War II
through the 21st century.
Vogue Archive, 1892-Present
- Full color, searchable facsimiles of every issue, with garment type, designer and brand name
Victorian Popular Culture
- Comprises four sub-collections: Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments and the Advent of
Cinema; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; and
Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic.
Entertainment Industry Magazine
- Complete runs of 26 major consumer and trade magazines, from their inception to 2000.
History in Video
- Over 1,750 documentaries on world history.
- Correspondence between "Enlightenment" figures from Europe, Asia, and the Americas, covering
the 17th to the early 19th centuries.
19th Century Collections
- Thematically organized collections of books, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera,
maps, and statistics that document the global history of the 19th century. Currently, the database
includes the following collections: Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange; British
Politics and Society; British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture; and
European Literature, 1790–1840: The Corvey Collection.
Medieval Travel Writing
- Manuscripts that document journeys by European travelers to the Holy Land, India, and China
during the 13th through the 16th centuries.
The Grand Tour, 1550-1850
- Letters, diaries, journals, account books, printed guidebooks, published travel writing,
paintings, sketches, and maps that document the experiences of Englishmen and Englishwomen who took
the Grand Tour in the Early Modern period.
Travel Writing, Spectacle, and
- World travel accounts by women from the early 19th century to the late 20th century. Comprises
manuscripts, diaries, correspondence, drawings, guidebooks and photographs.
First World War: Personal
- Diaries, letters, postcards, personal narratives, trench literature, maps, scrapbooks, albums,
photographs, sketches, paintings, sheet music, cartoons, propaganda, and other ephemera documenting
the First World War from a global perspective.
Literary Manuscripts, 1120-1900
- In addition to strictly literary works, contains letters, chronicles, and religious
Medieval Family Life
- Five major letter collections from 15th century England.
and Early Modern Sources Online (MEMSO)
- Manuscripts, state papers, chronicles, accounts and correspondence from the archives of
Britain, Ireland and continental Europe. Covers Britain, 1100-1800.
Johnson Collection: An Archive of Printed Ephemera
- Selections from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera. Documents Britain in
the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Low Life: Street Culture, Social Reform, and the Victorian Underworld
- Rare books, maps, guidebooks, and ephemera that document street life in 19th and early 20th
China: Culture and Society
- Collection of pamphlets from the Charles W. Wason Collection at Cornell University Library.
Covers the period 1750-1929.
China: Trade, Politics, and
- English-language documents from London University's School of Oriental and African Studies, and
from the British Library. Includes diaries, journals, correspondence, atlases, travel narratives,
missionary periodicals, government documents, scrapbooks, and more.
- Documents (diaries, correspondence, research files, drawings, lecture notes, publications,
scrapbooks and manuscripts) from the Edward Sylvester Morse Collection in the Peabody Essex
Museum's Phillips Library.
History in Video
- Newsreels (commercial and governmental), archival footage, public affairs footage, and
documentary films. Includes global coverage of the 20th century, though from an American
perspective. Videos were sourced from the Works Progress Administration, the Black Panther Party
Library, the Library of Congress, United Newsreel, Universal Newsreel, Chronoscope, United States
Information Agency, National Archives and Records Administration, and more.
Archive of Americana
American Imprints, Series I (1639-1800) and
American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819),
Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980), the
Set Maps (1872-1939),
State Papers (1789-1838),
Historical Newspapers (1690-1993),
African American Periodicals
American Newspapers .
Congressional has a slightly more extensive collection:
American State Papers (1789-1838), the
Serial Set (1817-present), and the
Serial Set Maps (1789-present). For more information on the ProQuest versions, see their
Guide to the U.S. Serial Set Digital
to the Serial Set Maps. The
HeinOnline Congressional Documents Collection also includes a version of the
Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment
- Documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850.
The American West: Sources from
the Graff Collection at the Newberry Library
- Digital collection of travel narratives, manuscripts, personal papers, printed books, maps,
city directories, store catalogs, newspapers, company records, and ephemera (e.g. trade cards,
posters, photos, claim certificates, city prospectuses, and more) that document the American west
in its frontier period.
Civil War Era
- 166 pamphlets, speeches, reports, legal opinions, and convention proceedings from the
Salmon P. Chase & John P. Hale Slavery and Anti-Slavery Pamphlets Collections; 1,785
pamphlets from the
Civil War Pamphlet Collection; and 9 major newspapers--
Daily Dispatch (Richmond, Va., 1852-1865),
Charleston Mercury (Charleston, SC, 1840-1865),
Columbus Gazette (Columbus, Ohio, 1856-1865),
Daily Picayune (New Orleans, La., 1840-1865),
Boston Herald (Boston, MA, 1848-1865),
New York Herald (New York, NY, 1840-1865),
Louisville Daily Journal (Louisville, Ky., 1840-1865),
Memphis Daily Appeal (Memphis, Tenn., 1847-1865), and
Ohio State Journal (Columbus, Ohio, 1840-1853).
Digital Collections Created by the University Library
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
The Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection (IDNC) contains digital facsimiles of
historic Illinois newspapers. You can browse the newspapers by date or search by keyword across
articles, advertisements and photo captions. You can print, download, or e-mail individual
articles. And it's free!
More info about the Digital Newspaper Collections
from the University of Illinois
Farm, Field and Fireside: Agricultural Newspaper
- Together with the introduction of rural mail delivery, the telephone, and the automobile, farm
newspapers played a key role in the modernization of rural America. The
Farm, Field and Fireside collection contains historically significant U.S. farm
weeklies published in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
American Popular Entertainment Collection
- A repository of digital facsimiles of newspapers and trade journals published for the
entertainment industry in the U.S. between 1853 and 1922, with a focus on vaudeville.
Collegiate Chronicle (BETA)
Collegiate Chronicle is a prototype student newspaper repository aggregating
newspapers from colleges and universities across the USA. As funding becomes available, we
will add more titles and coverage to this collection.
Illinois Digital Magazine and Yearbook
Illinois Digital Magazine and Yearbook Collection features digital versions of
UIUC's yearbook, the
Illio for the years of 1970-1989. Other titles include
Arts for America (1894-1900), the
Illinois Chemist (1915-1921), and the
Illinois Society of Architects Monthly Bulletin (1916-1932).
- IDEALS collects, disseminates, and provides persistent and reliable access to the research and
scholarship of faculty, staff, and students at UIUC. Faculty, staff, and graduate students can
deposit their research and scholarship - unpublished and, in many cases, published - directly into
Chuck Olin Digital Film Archive
- This digital video collection of first-hand accounts from the Jewish Brigade is only a small
sample of the dozens of interviews available on VHS and beta in our Chuck Olin Film Archive.
French WWI Posters Collection
- Digitized versions of 105 posters published in France during the First World War.
Foreign Language Press Survey
Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey was published in 1942 by the Chicago Public Library
Omnibus Project of the Work Projects Administration of Illinois. Its purpose was to translate into
English and classify selected news articles appearing in the Chicago area foreign language press
from 1861 to 1938. The project consists of a file of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from
newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago. UIUC Library has digitized this
More Digital Collections from UIUC Library
More Digital Collections on the Web
- Books, periodicals, films, and archived web pages.
- Books and periodicals, some digitized from print, others released as ebooks by their
- A collection of books and periodicals from major research libraries. Much of the material comes
from Google Books (see above).
American Memory Project
- Digitized collections from the Library of Congress.
Harvard University's Digital Collections
- Includes the
Islamic Heritage Project,
Expeditions and Discoveries:
Sponsored Explorations and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Era,
Contagion: Historical Views of
Diseases and Epidemics,
Immigration to the United States,
Women Working, 1800-1930, and
Homicide in Chicago, 1870-1930
- A database version of the Chicago Police Department's Homicide Record Index, which chronicles
11,000 homicides in the city between 1870 and 1930.
Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London, 1674-1834
- The largest body of texts ever published detailing the lives of ordinary people, containing
197,745 criminal trials held at London's central criminal court.
19th Century English
Poor Law Union and Workhouse Records
- Correspondence between Poor Law unions and the central administration in London. Correspondence
includes letters, memos, reports, and other accounts of activities within the region covered by the
union. Includes source material for the study of education, local politics, labor movements, and
public health. Covers 1834- 1871.
Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval
- More than an atlas, the Digital Atlas of Roman & Medieval Civilizations integrates GIS
technologies to support spatial and temporal analyses of the Roman and medieval world.
Atlas of Historical County Borders
- Presents in maps and text complete data about the creation and all subsequent changes in the
size, shape, and location of every county in the fifty United States and the District of Columbia,
from 1629 to 2000.
- Advertisements from 1911-1955.