Topically-focused digital collections of primary, unpublished historical documents drawn from institutional and governmental sources and private collections.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.
Contains diplomatic dispatches, letters, and more that circulated between The British Foreign Office in London and British embassies and consulates in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong between 1919 and 1980.
Contains diplomatic dispatches, letters, and more that circulated between The British Foreign Office in London and British embassies and consulates in India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkima and Kashmir between 1947 and 1980.
Contains diplomatic dispatches, letters, and more that circulated between The British Foreign Office in London and British offices in the Middle East. Three modules cover: the 1973 Arab-Israeli War and the Oil Crisis, the Lebanese Civil War and the Camp David Accords, and the Iranian Revolution and the Iran-Iraq War.
Covers books and periodicals of the 19th century. Corresponds to or provides indexing for: Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature, Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue, American Periodicals Series, Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals, House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, ArchivesUSA, and Palmer’s Index to the Times.
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.
Brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of ‘Empire’ and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries and are accompanied by a host of secondary learning resources including scholarly essays, maps and an interactive chronology.
Contains FBI files on a wide range of organizations, people, and activities of some of the most prominent American radical groups and their movements. Includes files on Abbie Hoffman, Ceasar Chavez, The Weather Underground, Students for a Democratic Society and more.
Search major publications of the US government including s the Federal Register, Congressional Record, Congressional Bills, the Monthly catalog, US Government Manual, the US Code, GAO Reports, public laws and the Congressional Directory.
Covers US labor history and current labor issues in the US. It combines legislative histories, Supreme Court case briefs, accounts of historical labor riots, current reports on working conditions, and scholarly book and journal content.
Focused on strategy and policy in the various subject areas of homeland security research. Sources of information include governmental departments and agencies, academic institutions, think tanks, conference sites, non-governmental organizations, institutes and organizations, and other entities.
Primary sources on political extremism and radicalism across the globe. Covers 1900-2010. Includes monographs and manuscripts by and about these movements. Content Warning: This collection contains images and documents that may be triggering or disturbing to some.
Provides a unique look into the creation and activities of the temporary Emergency Court of Appeals, established by Congress and given exclusive jurisdiction to determine the validity of price control regulations under the Emergency Price Control Act of 1942.
All things Congress- full text of: federal bills and laws (1776-present); voting records (1987-present); U.S. Serial Set and American State Papers (1817-present); published and unpublished Congressional hearings from (1824 to present); Congressional Record (1873-present) and its predecessor publications (1789-1873); Congressional Research Service reports (1916-present).
This collection contains materials related to the diplomatic and military response by the United States (as part of a multi-national force) to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Source Library: George H.W. Bush Presidential Library.
Free open-access collection of key historical and contemporary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences, from and about South Asia, in English and other languages of the region. Contains books, journals, newspapers, census data, magazines, and documents, with particular focus on social & economic history, literature, women & gender, and caste & social structure.
Contains a collection of the constitutions of the 50 states of the United States with related documents and resources. Contains the text of every constitution with the original, consolidated and current texts and an collection of documents from before statehood.
Contains full opinions US Supreme Court including per curiam decisions, dockets, oral arguments, joint appendices and amici briefs, with harmonized subject and organization indexing. Supreme Court Insight also includes Supreme Court Insight Certiorari Denied.
Contains comprehensive coverage of the U.S. Reports, an indexed compilation of the official full text of all decisions of the Supreme Court and the official record of its rulings, orders, case tables, and other proceedings. Also includes books, periodicals, CRS reports, rules of the Court, and court history.
Contains streaming video of NBC nightly news broadcasts (August 1968 to present) and CNN broadcasts (1995 to present); video requires RealPlayer. Also contains abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CBS from August 1968 to present; daily news programs from CNN (1995 to present), FOX News (2004 to present), and ABC Nightline (12 September 1988 to present); and a selection of special programs, including coverage of political events, events related to September 11, 2001, and more. Content is added approximately 72 hours after it was broadcast. Loan requests accepted for video of broadcasts that are not available online.
Until the Bureau of Indian Affairs was established in 1824, Indian affairs were under the control of the Secretary of War. This collection includes letters to and from the War Department, including correspondence from Indian superintendents, territorial & state governors, military commanders, Indians, missionaries, and other public and private individuals. Additional attachments include vouchers, receipts, depositions, contracts, newspapers, copies of speeches, passports for travel in the Indian country, etc. Source Library: U.S. National Archives
Includes primary documents, books, images, scholarly essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, and teaching tools, all documenting the multiplicity of women’s activism in public life. Also includes a searchable online edition of the highly respected research tool “Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary” (5 volumes, 1971–2004), fully integrated into the broader Women & Social Movements database.
This collection includes the current constitution for every country in its original language format and an English translation, as well as substantial constitutional histories. Analyitical and scholarly sources relevant to the constitutions in HeinOnline are also linked.
Contains Hein’s U.S. Treaty Index (1776-Present), United Nations Treaty Series (1948-Present), League of Nations Treaty Series (1920-1946), Rohn’s World Treaty Index (1900-2000), Historical Treaty Index (1648-1919), Wiktor’s Multilateral Treaty Calendar (1648-1995) and Martens’ Treaties (1761-1944).