Provides modernized English language texts for major primary sources in English history from 500 to 1914, including American Colonial era documents. Browse by subjects (technology, foreign affairs, etc.), chronological timeline, or by original published volume order. Search by keyword or use advanced search for specific document title, personal name, or place name
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of book and pamphlet titles digitized from libraries around the world. Baylor University is a partner member of Hathi Trust, allowing you to download books, create collections, and analyze the textual data.
Covers three subject areas: History (8 sections), Literature (2 sections), and Mathematics & Science (2 sections). Provides full-text, fully searchable content from a broad range of primary sources. Includes works in Western and non-Western languages, and are sourced from rare collections at libraries and other institutions from around the globe. Gale Cengage.
Collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture. Includes biographies, profiles of contemporary artists and architects, surveys of art history, aesthetics, theory, criticism, and more, spanning from Greek and Roman forms to modern. Options to create, edit, and share playlists or clips. Alexander Street Press.
Provides access to more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Includes suite of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Includes offline image viewer and mobile versions.
Provides a digital archive featuring literary manuscripts dating from roughly 1120 to 1900. Literary works from Aesop's Fables through Charles Dickens are included. Coverage is mostly British (and early American/British) works and authors, but there are French, Roman, Italian, and other nationalities represented. View images of literary and religious works, poems, plays, essays, novels, diaries, and journals. Search may include both collections (medieval and Renaissance works, or 1660 - 1900) or either collection alone. Browse by author or search by author, title, or person as subject, limits to century, years, or to any of the eight source libraries from which images were scanned. Gale.
Provides access to primary source documents from libraries and archives around the world on the building of modern empires from the 15th to the 20th century. Provides simple keyword search which may be limited to a specific century, or browse by topic, name, or place. The collection of primary documents is divided into 5 sections: Cultural Contacts, The Visible Empire, The Literature of Empire, Religion & Empire, and Race, Class, Imperialism & Colonialism. Each section has a corresponding, scholarly essay(s) outlining and discussing the major trends, issues, and movements of the time and how the scholarly perspective on these has changed over time. A separate tab lists the biographies of individuals named in the source documents, another tab contains a chronology, and there is a tab for teaching faculty on how to incorporate documents into courseware such as Blackboard. Primary Sources. Adam Matthew Digital.
Orlando: Women's Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present includes biographical and writing career entries on British women writers, selected non-British or international women writers, and selected British and international men. Also includes dated items representing events and processes (in the accounts of these writers, but also in the areas of history, science, medicine, economics, the law, and other contexts). Entries include information on the author’s writing, including Author Summary, Intertextuality and Influence, Reception, Responses (literary), Textual Features, Literary Setting, Theme or Topic (treated in text), Textual Production. Sections on the author include: Life, Cultural Formation, Family and Intimate Relationships, Occupation. Cambridge.
This digital collection, which includes the manuscript collections of the Wordsworth Trust, offers students and researchers of the Romantic period unique access to the working notebooks, verse manuscripts and correspondence of William Wordsworth and his fellow writers, including Dorothy Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Thomas De Quincey and Robert Southey. Also contains a collection of fine art pieces by such artists as J.M.W. Turner, John Constable and Benjamin Robert Haydon. All of the documents are digitized in colour and include: verse manuscripts, printed manuscripts, prose manuscripts, printed verse, correspondence, diaries, travel journals, autograph albums, guide books, fine art and maps.
Discover original posters, books, pamphlets, audio clips, and early film covering various aspects of popular entertainment from Britain and America during the Victorian era. Introductory essays for each of the four collections covering spiritualism to music halls to moving pictures covering 1779 to the early 1930's. Includes a chronology, biographies, glossary, and information on the various special collections which contributed to the resource.
Provides digital access to primary resources from cultures and countries around the world across all time. Includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, prints and art, and sound recordings. A joint project of the Library of Congress and U.N.E.S.C.O., the site is arranged visually using a map of the world to indicate the number of culturally significant items available for each 9 geographical groupings. Each item is given a summary description which describes the item and it's cultural importance. The site may also be searched by keyword or browsed by place, time, topic, type of item, or institution. Language options for English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese