This resource offers a range of archival material connected to the trading and cultural relationships that emerged between China, America and the Pacific region between the 18th and early 20th centuries. Manuscript sources, rare printed texts, visual images, objects and maps document this fascinating history.
We recently added Adam Matthew Digital’s The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment to our online collections.
This resource features primary source material for the study of the First World War, from personal narratives and printed books to military files, propaganda pamphlets and strong visual documents. The material is complemented by a range of contextual secondary material, including scholarly essays, case studies and interactive maps.
We recently added Adam Matthew Digital’s American Indian Histories and Cultures to our online collections.
Document types, digitized in full colour, include:
- A collection of manuscripts ranging from the early 16th to the mid-20th centuries
- A collection of artwork including American Indian ledger art
- Speeches and petitions written by American Indians
The primary sources cover such themes as:
- American Indians and the European Powers
- American Indians and the US Government
- Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
- Early America and European colonialism including New France, New Spain and British colonialism
- Territorial disputes; treaties, land cessions, delegations
- Relations with the US Government incorporating treaties, land claims and petitions, the Indian Removal Act and termination
We have recently added Oxford’s African American Studies Center to our online collections.
The Oxford African American Studies Center provides students, scholars and librarians with more than 10,000 articles. The core content includes:
We have recently added Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection: Series 1 to our collections.
The Latino-Hispanic American Experience: The Arte Público Hispanic Historical Collection Series 1 presents a digital collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature, political commentary, and culture. This collection conveys the creative life of U.S. Latinos and Hispanics – shedding new light on the intellectual vigor and traditional values that have characterized them from the earliest moments of this country’s history through contemporary times. The Latino-Hispanic American Experience focuses exclusively on the Latino-Hispanic history in the United States.
The Latino-Hispanic American Experience collection draws its content from the “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.” The project functions under the direction of Dr. Nicolás Kanellos, founder and director of Arte Público Press and includes publications from all regions of the nation.