This archive explores the political, social, and cultural history of native North American peoples from the sixteenth century well into the twentieth century. The content is sourced from American and Canadian institutions, as well as direct-from-source from newspapers from various tribes and Indian-related organizations, including the Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906–1946. The collection also features indigenous-language materials, including dictionaries, bibles, and primers.
Loeb Classical Library was founded by James Loeb in 1911 to make Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. The digital Loeb Classical Library extends this mission into the twenty-first century. Epic and lyric poetry; tragedy and comedy; history, travel, philosophy, and oratory; the great medical writers and mathematicians and more are represented with up-to-date texts and accurate English translations. More than 520 volumes of Latin, Greek, and English texts are available in a modern and elegant interface, allowing readers to browse, search, bookmark, annotate, and share content. Every Loeb volume in print is included and new and revised volumes are regularly uploaded.
The Making of the Modern World, Parts I and II, documents the dynamics of Western trade and wealth that shaped the world from the last half of the 15th century into the beginning of the 20th century. It offers new ways of understanding the expansion of world trade, the Industrial Revolution and the development of modern capitalism. The collection provides full-text searching of an abundance of rare books and primary source materials, including: Monographs; Serials; Political pamphlets and broadsides; Government publications; Proclamations; a wide range of Ephemera; and more.
The authoritative German-language music encyclopedia, Die Musik in Geschichte und Gegenwart, is now available as an online database under the title MGG Online. MGG is encyclopedic in the true sense of that term: it offers in-depth articles on every aspect of music as well as many related areas such as literature, philosophy, and visual arts. MGG Online contains the second print edition of MGG, published from 1994 to 2008, as well as current, continuous online updates and additions.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive consists of material sourced from books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, legal documents, court records, monographs, manuscripts, and maps from many different countries. The primary source material is accompanied by research guides, subject outlines, and scholarly essays on the subject. The archive also offers links to websites, biographies, chronology, bibliographies, and information on key collections, to give users background and context for further research. NOTE: The Library has purchased Part II : Slave Trade in the Atlantic World.
This collection brings together, for the first time, all known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. It also contains hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery. The editors have gathered every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals in the United States and elsewhere.