Tagged: History

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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
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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
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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.
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The Readex/NewsBank collection of American State Papers are legislative and executive publications of Congress between 1789 and 1838. The documents cover the historical period before the first U.S. Congressional Serial Set volume in 1817 and includes some items omitted from the early Serial Set between 1817 and 1838. The collection