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The American Founding Era collection includes the edited papers of key early figures in the history of the United States, including: John Adams and his family; Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson,John Jay,Thomas Jefferson, Dolley Madison, James Madison, John Marshall,Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Harriott Pinckney Horry, and George Washington. It also includes a documentary history of the ratification of the U.S. Constitution, People of the Founding Era (a biographical dictionary) and more.
This full-text collection documents “interactions between American Indians and Europeans [in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico] from their earliest contact, . . .[through] the civil rights movement of the mid- to late-twentieth century.” The documents are drawn from Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library. Also includes maps and images, scholarly essays to provide context and bibliographies to suggest further reading.
A critical bibliography surveying the field of American Literature.
The Museum maintains the nation’s largest and most comprehensive collection of artifacts relating to the art, history, and technology of the moving image—one of the most important collections of its kind in the world.
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia has digitized the first 8 volumes of its journal (1817-1842)as well as nearly two dozen other key texts of antebellum American natural history. Authors represented here include: John James Audubon, Samuel George Morton, Thomas Nuttall and Titian Ramsay Peale, among others.