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Offers the searchable full text of more than 1,500 plays from the colonial period to the beginning of the twentieth century. This database is also available through Literature Online (LION).

Coverage: 1714-1915
Tags: Drama, United States Of America

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.

American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and British Columbia, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016.
American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, covering periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016. Representing a huge variety in style, production and audience, the newspapers include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. The collection provides a unique view of a range of subjects from an Indigenous perspective, including the civil rights era and American Indian Movement (AIM), education, environmentalism, land rights and cultural representation. This resource has been developed with, and has only been made possible by, the permission and contribution of the newspaper publishers and Tribal Councils concerned.
Coverage: 1828-2016
Tags: History, Native Americans, United States Of America
This resource focuses on American Indians in the first half of the 20th Century, although it is strong in the 19th Century as well. It includes two major collections on the 20th Century: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and records from the Major Council Meetings of American Indian Tribes.

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 imageā€”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.

Coverage: 1810-1850
Tags: History, Science