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Kreitzberg Library for CGCS Students
Primary Source Digital Collections
Archives Unbound This link opens in a new window
Contains 35 digital collections focused on a wide variety of topics and regions, including the Civil War, Westward Expansion, the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Search all collections, browse by collection or search within individual collections.
Digital National Security Archive This link opens in a new window
The Digital National Security Archive contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available. The resource now includes 35 collections consisting of over 80,000 meticulously indexed documents, with more than 500,000 total pages.
The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2015 This link opens in a new window
Fully searchable archive of The Economist's international political, social, and economic analysis, published weekly since 1843.
The Listener Historical Archive This link opens in a new window
Complete digital archive of the BBC periodical, The Listener, published from 1929-1991.
Crime, Punishment, and Popular Culture, 1790-1920 This link opens in a new window
Manuscripts, books, and periodicals pertaining to the evolution of crime and how it is perceived, both as a legal matter and in popular culture.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery This link opens in a new window
A collection devoted to the transatlantic history of slavery. It includes books, manuscripts, court records, serials, pamphlets, and a variety of other primary source materials.
Introduction to U.S. History: American Revolution This link opens in a new window
Personal narratives and memoirs Political pamphlets and speeches, sermons and poems, legislative journals and popular magazines documenting the American Revolution from the earliest protests in 1765 through the peace treaty of 1783.
Introduction to U.S. History: Civil War This link opens in a new window
Personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children's books documenting the Civil War.
Introduction to U.S. History: Slavery in America This link opens in a new window
Personal narratives, pamphlets, addresses, political speeches, monographs, sermons, plays, songs, poetic and fictional works published between the 17th and late 19th centuries documenting key aspects of the history of slavery in America.
Films on Demand Archival Films & Newsreels Video Collection This link opens in a new window
A collection of videos and clips from historical broadcasts.
Historical & Current Newspapers
Historical New York Times This link opens in a new window
Search and browse the New York Times from 1851 until 2017.
The Times Digital Archive This link opens in a new window
More than 200 years of The Times of London, one of the most highly regarded resources for 19th and 20th-Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785.
Early American Newspapers, Series 1: From Colonies to Nation This link opens in a new window
A full-text, searchable database of over 700 early U.S. newspapers from 1690-1876.
African American Newspapers: The 19th Century This link opens in a new window
Contains full text and images of African American newspapers from the 19th century (1827-1868), including Freedoms Journal, The North Star and Frederick Douglass Papers among others.
ProQuest US Newsstream This link opens in a new window
Contains coverage of over 1,000 news sources including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post, plus other important U.S., international and minority interest papers.
News (Gale OneFile) This link opens in a new window
Search more than 1,000 current newspapers for full-text articles.
Independent Voices This link opens in a new window
A digitial collection of alternative press periodicals provided by the Center for Research Libraries.