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Manuscript collections about U.S. History from the revolutionary war through the 20th century. Temporary access to some modules through May, 2023
Modules include Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle; Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War; Women's Studies; Workers, Labor Unions, Progressives, and Radicals; American Politics and Society; International Relations and Military Conflicts; Latinx History during the Carter Administration; and Revolutionary War and Early America.
Primary research collection which explores the lives of seafarers in the Anglo-American maritime world during the period 1600-1900.
The emphasis of the resource is largely on narrative content, giving accounts of life onboard a variety of ocean-going vessels, including merchant and naval vessels, whalers, and pirate ships. Content is gathered from journals written by sailors at sea and memoirs written by sailors reflecting on their lives. Another major source of narrative content are court records, especially from depositions and witness statements, including the examinations of pirates and court martials within the Royal Navy. Geographic coverage includes both England and the United States gathered from the Massachusetts Historical Society, Mystic Seaport Museum, The UK National Archives, and the UK National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
Films captured between 1895 and 1913 by some of Britain’s earliest film pioneers and innovators reveal lives of the late Victorians and Edwardians.
Streaming video collection includes the British Film Institute’s Victorian Film Collection and the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection, as well as a selection of special early large format films. Watch scenes of daily life in the early 20th century, travelogues, comedy, performances, trick photography and more.