Resources by Subject: "History"
African National Congress provides both current and historical information on the ANC and South African politics and government. Offers access to a wide array of government documents, such as bills and draft bills, commission reports, Hansard, Parliamentary papers, press statements and Weekly diary, regulations, speeches by government officials, statutes, and much more.
Ancestry Library Edition is a genealogy research tool created for libraries that provides patrons instant access to a wide range of unique primary resources for genealogical and historical research. With more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; passenger lists and more.
Anthrosource is a searchable database containing more than 250,000 articles from American Anthropological Association journals, newsletters, bulletins, monographs. Contains the complete archives for AAA's 32 publications, including American Anthropologist, Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Journal of Linguistic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Archeological Papers of the AAA and Visual Anthropology Review.
Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction Digital Edition features more than 150 newspapers from all regions of the United States—plus approximately 50,000 government documents and 4,000 rare broadsides and pieces of ephemera. This collection of primary materials provides local and national coverage of American culture, politics and society from 1840 through 1877.
Early American Imprints - Series I, Evans (1639-1800) contains the full-text of over 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides. Provides information about life in 17th- and 18th-century America, such as agriculture, foreign affairs, literature, music, philosophy, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, and witchcraft.
Covers Charles Evans' Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) is based on the American Bibliography by Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography.
Early American Imprints - Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 contains the full-text of over 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering the political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States during 1801-1819.
Covers abolitionism, arts and literature, economic, religious, and scientific thought. From Aaron Burr to Zebulon Pike, from abolitionism to Tippecanoe, this collection thoroughly chronicles the people, ideas and events behind the early political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States. Researchers can study the emergence of American arts and literature, follow the progression of American economic, religious and scientific thought, and track the westward expansion. Specific topics covered include the Adams-Onis Treaty, Bible societies, canals, the Embargo Act, fur trade, Hartford Convention, Lewis & Clark expedition, Louisiana Purchase, nationalism, Panic of 1819, romanticism, Seminole War, Treaty of Ghent, 12th Amendment, U.S. Military Academy, War of 1812, widows and wives. Also included are the works of many European authors reprinted for the American public. In addition to its books, pamphlets and broadsides, this collection features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial resolutions.
European Views of the Americas: 1493-1750 was created from "European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750," an authoritative bibliography of works about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. It covers the history of European exploration as well as portrayals of Native American peoples.
JSTORE contains full-text articles for journals covering a broad range of subjects in Arts & Sciences including many of the core research and society published journals in economics, history, political science and sociology, ecology, mathematics and statistics, language and literature, music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, art and architecture, law, psychology, public policy and administration, business, and education.
The New York Times (1851-2007) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
The Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (NKAA) has been developed as a finding aid to bring together a brief description of pertinent names, places, and events, and to list the sources where additional information may be found.
Searchable collection of 39 dictionary and reference works on history published by Oxford University Press. Includes such titles as "Oxford Companion to United States History," "Dictionary of Contemporary World History," "Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History," and more.
Consists of four components: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving pictures, optical entertainments & the advent of cinema. Includes full-text, full-color reproductions of books, ephemera, handbills, pamphlets, photos, posters, programs, scripts, and other types of materials. Coverage is most extensive for Great Britain; but there is also a fair range of materials for the U.S.A. Coverage: 1779-1930.