A collection of primary source documents from 1420-1920 covering world exploration. Documents include diaries and journals, manuscripts, maps, scientific papers & surveys , logbooks, documents, film and audio.
AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.
Includes historical catalogs, marketing material, market research reports, photographs, pilot studies and letters – all major source material for the study of American consumerism and culture from the 19th-20th Century.
A large collection of primary source documents from American History from 1493-1945, including books, broadsides, business and financial documents, correspondence, diaries, government documents, pamphlets and photographs.
Archival materials such as manuscripts, rare books, visual images, objects and maps documenting the cultural and trading relationships between America, China and the Pacific region, 18th-early 20th centuries. Themes include: Old China Trade (roughly 1783-1844); Early commercial development of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Salem, Providence, Baltimore; Maritime routes between East and West Coasts (before overland trails); Development of Hawaii as key American trading post before annexation; Chinese-American cultural exchange (including 19th century Chinese immigration); Commodities of the China trade; Fur Trade in Northwest Pacific; Diplomacy and politics of America and the Far East.
Primary documents such as addresses and speeches, annual reports,Guides and manuals, meeting minutes, notes and records, etc. that record various aspects of Chinese culture and society, 1750-1929. Themes include Chinese diaspora; foreign presence in China; foreign relations and diplomacy; international conflict and invasion; missionaries and Christianity; opium: trade, consumption, policy; rebellion and revolution; language and writing; arts and artefacts, literature, poetry, folklore, etc.
Manuscript, missionary periodicals, atlases, and books detailing China's interaction with the west, and key historical events from multiple perspectives: politicians, diplomats, missionary, businessmen, and tourists.
Covering 1492-1969, documents from the UK Archives and many other institutions, including exploration journals and logs, letter books and correspondence, government papers, missionary papers, travel writing, slave papers, memoirs, fiction, folk tales, marketing poster and maps.
Documents from Institutions in the UK, Germany, and North America. Includes Diaries and Journals, Films, Leaflets, Memoirs, Notebooks, Official Papers, Pamphlets, Reports, Tribunal Cases, Trench Literature, Posters, Ordinances, Camp Newspapers, Aerial Photographs, Greeting Cards and other Ephemera.
Covering China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports of court cases, biographies of leading personalities, summaries of events
In six parts: 1919-1929: Kuomintang, CCP and the Third International; 1930-1937: The Long March, civil war in China and the Manchurian Crisis; 1938-1948: Open Door, Japanese war and the seeds of communist victory; 1949-1956: The Communist revolution; 1957-1966: The Great Leap Forward; 1967-1980: The Cultural Revolution
Documents from 1947-1980, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Coverage of British Foreign Office files dealing with Japan, 1919-1952. In three parts: Japanese Imperialism and the War in the Pacific, 1931-1945;
Occupation of Japan, 1946-1952; Japan and Great Power Status, 1919-1930. Includes diplomatic dispatches, correspondence, maps, summaries of events.
Documents, covering documents from the British Foreign Office (later the Foreign and Commonwealth Office) including reports, diplomatic dispatches, economic analyses, correspondence, maps , photographs, minutes of meetings, and statistical tables.
Documents relevant to the borderlands and frontiers of Anglophone colonies, from the 17th through the 19th century. Includes books, correspondence, memoirs, diaries, pamphlet, photographs, as well as legal, military, government, and business documents.
Primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia from the 19th century-present.
Covering 1615 – 1947, from the founding of East India Company to the independence of India and Pakistan, this manuscript collection includes diaries, journals, official and private papers, letters, sketches, paintings, and original Indian histories and literary documents.
Provides images from the Prehistoric period to the 21st century. If you are on the Claremont Colleges network, you do not need an account to view the images. If you would like to save images for use, you can create an account. This resource is created and supported by Pomona College and its Visual Resource Center.
Original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organization, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features on everyday life in Britain from 1937-1950s
Family letters in their original manuscript for from Medieval England with transcripts and searchable text when printed editions are available. From the manuscript collections from the Paston, Stonor, Cely, Plumpton and Armburgh collections. Also includes family trees, a glossary, a map and a chronology.
Documents, mostly from 1800-1924, for the study of immigration from Great Britain, Ireland, continental Europe and Asia to the Americas and Australasia. Documents include books, newspapers, maps, shipping papers, ship plans, correspondence, ephemera, reports, manuscripts, maps, and postcards. Also included are oral histories.
Focus on early modern European women’s writing, including digitized manuscripts encompassing subjects such as cookery and medical recipes, accounts, advice, travel writing, autobiographical material, and devotional writings.
Primary sources including survey material, interviews and statistics, to educational pamphlets, administrative correspondence, and photographs and speeches from the Annual Race Relations Institutes from 1943-1970.
Full-text classics of Chinese history, literature, philosophy, and religion. Compiled by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Search or browse subjects and titles using the traditional Chinese siku classification.
Documents relating to over 200 World’s Fairs from the Chrystal Palace in London to Montreal’s Expo ’67. Documents include artifacts, catalogs, diaries, government reports, periodicals, plans, pamphlets, postcards, programs, books, official records, and photographs and slides. Documents from the entire world, with a majority from Northern Europe, North America, Australia and East Asia.