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Provides digital editions of nearly all books published in Great Britain in the 18th century...  [more info]
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A collection of English news media in the form of newspapers, pamphlets, and broadsides from the United Kingdom collected by Reverend Charles Burney.  [more info]
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Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state.  [more info]
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Fully searchable facsimile editions of nearly 30,000 broadsides and ephemera printed in colonial...  [more info]
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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs...  [more info]
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Cross-search primary and secondary papers of major figures of the early republic, including James Madison, Dolley Madison, George Washington, Eliza Lucas Pinckney, and Harriott Pinckney Horry. Also includes the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution collection.  [more info]
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Digitized collections of primary source materials at the Library of Congress on American history and culture...  [more info]
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Digitized page images from American magazines and journals of all types. Titles range from some of the first...  [more info]
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Legislative and executive documents of the United States government...
 
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A cluster of collections reflecting the history of the United States through its congressional publications...  [more info]
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Provides the complete text of nearly 2,000 French works including classic works of French literature, non-fiction prose, and technical writing.  [more info]
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Collection of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans.  [more info]
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Primary source database offering women's diaries and letters...  [more info]
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The British Newspaper Archive contains millions of digitized newspapers owned by the British Library.  While searching is free, there is a fee to download full text articles. JMU Libraries are not responsible for paying these fees.  [more info]
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Not recommended for use in Google Chrome.  Please use Internet Explorer, FireFox, or Safari.  C19: The Nineteenth Century Index is an all-inclusive bibliographic tool for 19th-century research.  [more info]
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Search history through Dolley Madison's correspondence letters dated from 1788 - 1837.  [more info]
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A collection of full-text digital books. Digital version of the Early American Imprints...  [more info]
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A collection of 36,000 fully searchable digital books...  [more info]
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Primary source collection of personal accounts of traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native...  [more info]
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Full text primary source documents, including original manuscripts and printed material...  [more info]
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Contains documents from and about missionary activity in the United States during the 19th Century.  Includes reproductions of personal narratives, organizational records, and biographies of churches, church leaders, and missionaries.  Also contains material on missionary activities in Africa, India, Southeast Asia, and the Sandwich Islands.  [more info]
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A full-text database of Harper's Weekly text and images from the 19th century (1857-1912) ...  [more info]
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Digital copies of primary sources published in the US from pre Civil War to the 1920s. Click  'More Info' for website links...  [more info]
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Collection of primary sources written by North American immigrants from 1800 to 1950 ...  [more info]
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Collection of letters and diaries reflecting on the immediate experiences of 1,017 women ...  [more info]
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OAIster contains thousands of multidisciplinary resources from more than 1,000 contributors worldwide.  [more info]
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The Papers of George Washington:  Diaries, Revolutionary War, Colonial, Confederation, Presidential, and Retirement from 1748-1799.  [more info]
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The Papers of James Madison Digital Edition includes documents from Madison's times as Congressman, Secretary of State, and President of the United States.  Also includes papers from his retirement.  [more info]
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Indexes the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States from 1890 to 1982.  [more info]
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Full text of every book about the Americas published anywhere between 1500 and 1926...  [more info]
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Search every word of every page of The London Times, and view PDF facsimiles of either a specific article or a...  [more info]
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An incomparably rich collection of primary source material on all aspects of American history originating from Congress and other federal agencies...
 
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The digital collection of the Library of Virginia containing photographs, maps, government documents, etc, from the beginnings of Virginia history to the present.  [more info]
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Provides electronic access to over 2,800 volumes of 19th century American fiction. Works may be viewed as either rekeyed text or page images.  [more info]
 
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