Topically-focused digital collections of primary, unpublished historical documents drawn from institutional and governmental sources and private collections. Broad topic clusters include: African American studies; American Indian studies; Asian studies; British history; Holocaust studies; LGBT studies; Latin American and Caribbean studies; Middle East studies; political science; religious studies; women’s studies; and more.
Provides digitized, full-text access to pamphlets published between c. 1750 and 1929, mostly in English, that address such issues as foreign relations and diplomacy, the Chinese Diaspora, missionaries and Christianity, and more. Also includes some secondary source material.
Access primary sources from nine archives in the UK, New Zealand, and the US to give insight into the changes in China during this period. Covers the time period from the earliest English embassy to the birth and early years of the People’s Republic.
Contains documents from the US State Department’s Office of Chinese Affairs from 1945-1955. Provides insight into the domestic issues in Communist and Nationalist China, U.S. containment policy as it was extended to Asia, and Sino-American relations during the post-war period.
Module I. This module covers all aspects of the migration experience, from motives and departures to arrival and permanent settlement. Significant material on the movement of Indian and Chinese indentured labourers is included from The National Archives.
Provides full-text searchable access to both U.S. and selected international historical newspapers, including: New York Times (1851-three years ago), Chicago Tribune (1849-1998), Wall Street Journal (1889-2011), Christian Science Monitor (1908-2009), Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002), Washington Post (1877-2006), New York Amsterdam News (1922-2010), Times of India (1838-2010), Korea Times (1956-2016), Irish Times and Weekly Irish Times (1859-2021). More recent issues may be available through other databases. Includes advertisements, illustrations, etc. as they were laid out on the original page.
Provides searchable, full text access. Published in Tokyo to stimulate US-Japan amity and written for both Japanese and western readerships, Trans-Pacific Online is a source of political, cultural and commercial news in the early 20th century.