Archive for March, 2011

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Adams Papers Digital Edition

Adams Papers Digital Edition “The Adams Papers Digital Edition comprises John Adams’s complete diaries, selected legal papers, and the ongoing series of family correspondence and state papers. This XML edition presents in a searchable online environment all 30 volumes of The Adams Papers from the founding generation that have so far appeared in print. The […]

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

American Founding Era

American Founding Era “Rotunda’s American Founding Era collection offers scholars and students at all levels an invaluable source of primary and secondary materials by some of the era’s most enduring figures, including George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton.”

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution

Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution “This landmark work in historical and legal scholarship draws upon thousands of sources to trace the Constitutio√ɬ≠n’s progress through each of the thirteen states’ conventions. The digital edition allows users to search the complete contents by date, title, author, recipient, or state affiliation and preserves the copious […]

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

Dolley Madison Digital Edition

Dolley Madison Digital Edition Dolley Payne Madison was the most important First Lady of the nineteenth century. The DMDE will be the first-ever complete edition of all of her known correspondence, gathered in an XML-based archive. It will ultimately include close to 2,500 letters. From the scattered correspondence were gathered letters that have never been […]

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Papers of James Madison Digital Edition

The Papers of James Madison Digital Edition The Papers of James Madison documents the life and work of one of the most important political and constitutional thinkers in our nation’s history. As chief author of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, secretary of state during the Louisiana Purchase, and the fourth president of the […]

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Thursday, March 31st, 2011

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition

The Papers of Thomas Jefferson Digital Edition This digital edition covers the collected papers of the third president, author of the Declaration of Independence, a chief figure of the Enlightenment. It brings together all thirty-three volumes published through 2006 into one searchable online resource. In addition, it includes the first four volumes of the Retirement […]

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Index to Jewish Periodicals

Index to Jewish Periodicals This resource was on trial and has now been purchased by the Baylor University Libraries.

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

American West

American West Contains sources from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, including a mixture of original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material and rare printed sources. Some examples are, papers of early pioneers, explorers and hunters, emigrants guides, manuscript travel journals, store catalogues, illustrations, and maps. Note: The “download entire document […]

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Eighteenth Century Journals: A Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals, 1688-1815

Eighteenth Century Journals: A Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals, 1688-1815 Portal to newspapers and periodicals c1685-1815 offers integrated access to the Hope Collection at the Bodleian Library, Oxford (Eighteenth Century Journals I), the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center University of Texas (Eighteenth Century Journals II) and the British Newspaper Library at Colindale, London and the […]

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Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Jewish Life in America c1654-1954

Jewish Life in America c1654-1954 Jewish Life in America consists of digital images of collections from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York and enables the exploration of the history of Jewish communities in America from the arrival of the first Jews in the 17th century right through to the mid-20th century. All of […]

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