American Literature Resources (all)

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Articles (from journals)

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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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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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Articles (from magazines)

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NCCO contains monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more from the Nineteenth Century. Allows exploration of term frequency and term clusters. [more info]
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Biography

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A biographical resource for notable people in American history with a database offering portraits... [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters

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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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A full-text collection of short stories from Africa and the African Diaspora. [more info]
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Drama

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American Film Scripts Online (Alexander Street Press) (Cancelled)
This resource has been cancelled, effective 4/1/2015. Full text database of over 1,000 film scripts digitized and thoroughly indexed... [more info]
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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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Letters & Diaries

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Primary source database of more than 400 sources of diaries, letters and memoirs... [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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News Articles

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Cover-to-cover digital facsimiles of 1,000 historic newspapers from every state. [more info]
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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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Poetry

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Includes the full text of almost 3,000 poems written between 1760 and 1900... [more info]
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Includes 40,356 poems by 209 poets, along with six landmark anthologies of American poetry... [more info]
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Primary Sources

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Collection of over 500 US newspapers from the 19th Century.  Includes approximately 1.7 million pages of primary source newspaper content from both rural and urban titles.  Illustrated papers also included. [more info]
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Includes the full text of almost 3,000 poems written between 1760 and 1900... [more info]
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Reference Information

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Cambridge Histories Online provides political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature... [more info]
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Videos

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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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Websites

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English Short Title Catalogue withdrawn in January 2013. Explore the British Library replaced the site. Use the new site to search, view and order items from our main catalogue of nearly 57 million records, or search the contents of the British Library's website. [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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