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Machiel Kiel Photographic Archive (of Ottoman architectural monuments) [via NIT]

This growing collection consists of images of Ottoman architectural monuments in the Balkan countries taken by Dutch scholar Machiel Kiel mostly from the 1960s through the 1990s. It is a project of the Netherlands Institute in Turkey (NIT). Currently it contains images from Southeastern Europe.

Making of America

Making of America is a digital library of 19th century primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. Includes full text of both books and journals.

Making of the Modern World [via Gale]

“The Making of the Modern World provides digital facsimile images of unique primary sources that track the development of the modern, western world through the lens of trade and wealth from 1450-1914.”

Mapping Gothic France

This innovative site seeks to “provide the user. . .with new ways to understand the relationship of hundreds of buildings conditionally described as ‘Gothic’. . .within a defined period of time and space that corresponds to the advent of the nation of France.” It “seeks to establish linkages between the architectural space of individual buildings, geo-political space, and the social space resulting from the interaction (collaboration and conflict) between multiple agents—builders and users.”

Mapping Militant Organizations Project

Stanford University project aims to map relationships between groups and show how those relationships change over time.


Map USA provides maps and census data at the tract and county level from 1940 to 2000. It is a project designed and hosted at Brown University. 2010 data has also been added.

March of Time [via Alexander Street Press]

From 1935-1967, Time Inc. offered Americans views of significant historical events in their newsreel series The March of Time. Several hundred of these newsreels can be searched and viewed as streaming videos. Transcripts of these commercial, documentary, instructional and public service videos accompany the films. In support of research and teaching, the resource enables users to create, edit, and share playlists or film clips.

Coverage: 1903 - 1967
Tags: Film, History, United States Of America
Maruzen eBook Library

This is a Demand-Driven Acquisition (DDA) program for Japanese ebooks.  The full text of more than 3,000 Japanese books are currently available on this site and more will be added every six months.  Titles that meet a usage threshold will be permanently added to the collection.

Note: These books do not appear in the library catalog.  You must use the Maruzen Web site to see what is available.

Massachusetts Historical Society — online collections
The Massachusetts Historical Society offers several digital collections from the Colonial period to the present, with an emphasis on Colonial, Revolutionary and Early Republic History.