Databases with Pre-1970 Content

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  • American Periodicals
    1740 - 1940

    Digitized images of American magazines and journals published in the United States from 1740-1940.

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  • Black Thought and Culture
    1700 - present

    Collection of non-fiction writings by American Black leaders, artists, politicians, religious leaders, and more; includes letters, speeches, essays, political leaflets, interviews, trial transcripts.

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  • Border and Migration Studies Online
    19th - 21st centuries

    Primary source documents, archives, films, and ephemera related to significant border areas and migration events from the 19th to 21st centuries.

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  • Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961

    Official British government correspondence and internal papers generated by the Foreign and Colonial Offices (FCO) concerning the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean from 1824 to 1961.

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  • Early European Books (EEB)

    Ebook collection traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, through full-color, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.

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  • Eight Centuries
    1786 - 1907

    Previous title: 19th Century Masterfile. Nineteenth century periodical literature, presidential papers, patents, and government publications. Includes Poole's Index to Periodical literature, Hansard's Index to Debates, and more.

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  • Human Rights Studies Online
    20th - 21st centuries

    Primary and secondary source materials (documents and video) of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes worldwide, from 1900 to 2010.

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    Dates Vary

    Archive of scholarly journals and ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, sciences and mathematics. Journal coverage is volume 1 of each title until 3-5 years ago (embargo period varies by title).

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  • Periodicals Archive Online
    1802 - 2000

    Digitized, full-image journal articles from hundreds of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences disciplines, published from 1802 to 2000.

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  • PIO: Periodicals Index Online
    Late 18th Century - 1996

    Article database for social science and humanities journals published in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, and Germany.

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  • Readers’ Guide Retrospective
    1890 - 1982

    Readers' Guide Retrospective is a database containing comprehensive indexing of the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century...

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  • Scopus

    Large, multidisciplinary database that covers science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Includes tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.

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