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American West: Everett D. Graff Collection of the Newberry Library
Original manuscripts, maps, ephemeral material, and rare printed sources documenting the US West.
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Bear River Watershed Digital Collection
This USU digital collection includes photos, maps, diaries, papers, and reports about the geography, history, and development of the Bear River Watershed.
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Also known as:
Bear River Watershed Historical Digital Collection
Logan Historical Newspapers
Historical Logan Herald Journal and its earlier incarnations.
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Mountain West Digital Library
Easy-to-use search portal for finding online text, images, and sound files from libraries and archives in Utah, Nevada, and Idaho.
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Utah Digital Newspapers Project
Digitized runs of small-town newspapers from throughout Utah.
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Additional Resources in Primary Sources & Archival Resources
Encyclopedic Latin text examining the lives of Christian saints, organized by each saint's feast day.
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American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection
This database provides digital access to a comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.
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American Indian Movement and Native American Radicalism Digital Archive
FBI files illustrate the evolution of AIM as an organization of social protest and the development of Native American radicalism.
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American Periodicals Series Online
Full text database ranging from 1740 to 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically significant periodicals.
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The Artstor Digital Library provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible collection of software tools for organizing and presenting research.
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The Cecil Papers are a privately held archive, consisting principally of the correspondence of William Cecil, Lord Burghley (1520-1598) and his son, Robert, the 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563-1612).
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Colonial State Papers
Primary source documents of the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries from the earliest English settlements in North America.
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Major newspaper for the Wasatch Front.
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Image database of medieval and renaissance manuscripts.
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Early American Imprints
Full-text and full-image access to books, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in the United States from 1639 to 1819.
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Evans Text Creation Partnership
interface for full text searching of the Evans/Series I titles.
Early American Newspapers, 1690-1876
Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers.
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Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Digitized books from the Short Title Catalog.
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EEBO Text Creation Partnership
interface for full text searching of the Short Title Catalog books.
Early English Books Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of many titles in the Short Title Catalog of English Books.
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Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Eighteenth-century English-language texts digitized from the holdings of the British Library.
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English Short Title Catalogue (ESTC)
The English Short Title Catalogue lists over 460,000 items, mainly in English, published between 1473 and 1800.
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Ethnographic Video Online
Classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field, and select feature films.
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European Colonialism in the Early 20th Century: German Colonies-League of Nations Mandates in Africa
U.S. National Archives collection of Consulate documents related to German colonies in Africa from 1910 to 1929.
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Evans Text Creation Partnership (TCP)
Full text searching of titles in the Evans Bibliography of works printed in America from 1639-1800.
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The HathiTrust is a shared digital repository, incorporating digitized content from some of the largest research libraries in the United States.
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Cache Valley's local newspaper with limited full-text access.
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The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is the world's largest archive of computer readable social science data.
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Illustrated London News Historical Archive
Historical content from the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper.
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Incunabula Short Title Catalogue (ISTC)
International database of 15th-century European printing created by the British Library with contributions from institutions worldwide.
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Joint Publications Research Services (JPRS) Reports, 1957-1994
Collection of information on peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology.
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Latin American Newspapers
This online collection provides more than 50 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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Produced by Google, this is a freely available, fully digitized archive of every LIFE Magazine issue.
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Making of America
A digital library of primary sources in American social history.
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Making of Modern Law: US Supreme Court Records and Briefs 1832-1978 Digital Archive
This digital archive contains is an online collection of records and briefs brought before the nation's highest court by leading legal practitioners.
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Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.
Primary-document collection of two major responses to 40 years of failed Native American policies.
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Monthly Catalog of US Government Publications
Index to government publications published from 1895 to 1976.
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New York Times Historical File (1851-2013)
New York Times in full text and full image.
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North American Women's Letters and Diaries
Primary-source material documenting women's experience in the United States.
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Historical newspaper in full text.
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Presidential Recordings Program
From 1940 to 1973, US presidents secretly recorded just under 5,000 hours of in-person and telephone conversations.
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Requires sound card and media player.
Shen Bao Digital Archive
A digital archive of the Shanghai-based newspaper.
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Slavery and Anti-Slavery
Primary source database primarily including documents from the United States and Europe related to slavery and abolition.
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State Papers Online: The Tudors, Stuarts and Commonwealth, James I 1509-1714 (State Papers Domestic)
16th- and 17th-century British government documents, primarily from the papers of the Secretaries of State.
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TEAMS Middle English Texts
Middle English texts--excluding Chaucer and Langland.
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Times (London) Digital Archive
The complete digital edition of The Times (London).
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Women and the Law
Primary-source books, journals, and biographies on women's social and legal roles.
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World Digital Library
The World Digital Library (WDL) makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.
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Also known as:
UN World Digital Library