Consists of a wide range of 19th and 20th century material. The modules available in this category include: Thomas A. Edison Papers; records of the immigration to the U.S. during the massive immigration wave from 1880-1930; legal collections from the Harvard Law School Library featuring the papers of three Supreme Court Justices, the first Black federal judge, and one of the most infamous criminal cases of the 20th century; and records on American Politics from the beginning of the Kennedy administration through the Nixon Administration.
A digital archive collection of over 600 core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences, business, basic science, life sciences, and physical and applied sciences. Often starts with the first issues (many of which date from the 1800s).
Full text and imaging of the Congressional Record, the official record of the debates and proceedings of the U.S. Congress. Covers 1789-2009. Current Congressional Record issues may be searched and browsed here: http://thomas.loc.gov/home/LegislativeData.php?&n=Record
Covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, featuring coverage of academic historical journals in over 40 languages since 1955. Selected full-text.
This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1851 - 2013
This resource is designed as an important portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period, between 1490 and 2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. Close attention is given to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social-justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.