Databases by Subject: History
Find references to periodicals, newspapers, books, patents, image archives, and government documents covering all subjects of interest published in the United States and Britain in the 19th century.
Find fully digitized Early American newspapers, covering 1690-1922; historical newspapers from Arizona and New Mexico; Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980; African American Newspapers, 1827-1998; and three newspapers from the 20th Century American Newspapers series: The Times-Picayune (New Orleans), 1923-1988; The Plain Dealer (Cleveland), 1923-1991; and The Oregonian, 1923-1987
Find journal articles, book and media reviews, and dissertations covering historical research of the United States and Canada from 1964 to the present.
Full text/full page image of over 20 newspapers from 5 Arizona cities: Nogales, Phoenix, Prescott, Tombstone, and Tucson, including the long-running Tucson Daily Citizen. Covers 1866-1931.
Find full-text English-language and foreign-language titles covering multiple disciplines printed in Great Britain from 1701 to 1800.
Find citations to articles, books, and dissertations, covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present.
Find historical United States newspapers including the Atlanta Constitution, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.
Find journals articles, proceedings, monographs, book chapters, and book reviews on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world from 1906 to the present.
Search an index of articles published in the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States.
Find fully digitized newspapers and news pamphlets from 17th and 18th century United Kingdom.
Find journal articles, dissertations, and other scholarly publications on East-Central Europe and the former Soviet Union published in the United States and Canada from 1990 to the present.
Find fully digitized African American newspapers from more than 35 states.
Find primary source materials from digital collections on American Indians, the American West, China, the Middle East, gender studies, Perdita Manuscripts (early modern women writers), and the Virginia Company.
Detailed maps of Arizona cities and towns, providing information such as building outlines, construction materials, heights, street widths, building use dates range from 1886-1958.
Provides access to digital images of archival collections relating to Sonora, Mexico dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Find historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture from colonial times until 1960. The content is in Spanish (80%) and English (20%), and is searchable in both languages. Materials are drawn from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.
Find manuscript, book and newspaper content about Hispanic American civil rights, religion, and women's rights from the 18th through the 20th century. Materials are drawn from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.
Find citations to articles on military, geopolitical, and aeronautical topics from more than 80 military journals.
Find full text of non-fiction published works of leading African Americans, interviews, journal articles, and other material of 20th century topics, including politics, religion, history, and sports.
Find Congressional reports, bills, hearings, committee prints, serial set maps, and other documents.
Find declassified government documents on major domestic and international events of the post-WWII era.
Find British and European primary source materials on topics related to gender.
Find declassified government documents about U.S. foreign policy and military policy since 1945. Search across all collections, by a specific area, and by chronology.
Find digital page images of virtually every work printed in English from 1473-1700, including works from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, British North America, and elsewhere.
Find thousands of expertly indexed and fully searchable primary documents covering British history from 500-1914.
Explore catalog records of early books, serials, newspapers and selected ephemera printed before 1801 in Britain, Ireland, overseas territories under British colonial rule, and the United States.
Find articles from newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses from 1960 to the present.
Find a wide variety of early American published materials from 1639 to 1800. Includes the Supplement from the Library Company of Philadelphia, 1670-1800.
Find articles, book reviews, and essays about women, sexuality and gender during the Middle Ages in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.
Find translations of broadcast news, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from over 100 nations around the world between 1974 and 1996.
Find primary sources on women's history, spanning 4 centuries and 15 languages. Collection contains publications from the U.S., Canada, New Zealand, and Europe.
Browse the historic magazine, Harper's Weekly, a primary resource for examining 19th-century America. The magazine’s news stories, illustrations, cartoons, editorials, biographies, literature and ads shaped and reflected public opinion in this era.
Find hundreds of fully digitized Spanish-language and bilingual Spanish-English newspapers printed in the United States from 1808-1980. Based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project" directed by Professor Nicolas Kanellos.
Find the fully digitized Atlanta Constitution newspaper starting in 1868. Provides unique historical perspective into the southeastern US of the late 19th-early 20th centuries.
Online content of the Chicago Defender which became the most influential black newspaper in the US within its first 10 years begins in 1910 and goes through 1975.
Includes full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of this newspaper.
Includes full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of this major midwestern US newspaper.
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1987) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Index to articles from the New York Times (1851-1922) and Times of London (1790-1980). Reference will indicate date, page and column of the article. Full text of articles from the Times of London, 1785-1870 are included in this database.
Find statistics on virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history from 1790 to the present. Topics range from migration and health to crime and labor, and are each placed in historical context by a recognized expert in the field.
Includes full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue of this major newspaper from the Nation's capital. Provides a unique perspective of US politics and government.
Find full text of 19th-century government documents of the British House of Commons, including bills and committee reports.
Find international academic periodical literature in the humanities and social sciences.
Find personal narratives in English from around the world, located within scholarly materials that are freely available on the web or in Alexander Street databases. (Note: the library may not subscribe to all databases indexed.)
Find citations to articles, essays, conference proceedings, and festschriften, about all aspects of medieval life, covering Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa in the period 300-1500.
Find citations to articles, books, reviews, catalogues, and conference proceedings about the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes links to full text.
Search the fully digitized archive of one of the longest-running Russian newspapers, covering 1917-2010.
An English language archive of translations of foreign scientific, technical, and political reports and other materials.
Find citations to journal articles and books on all aspects of Greek and Roman civilizations. Abstracts appear in English, French, German, Spanish or Italian.
Search fully digitized newspapers from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere, from 1805-1922.
Search fully digitized newspapers from Puerto Rico and Latin American countries, from 1998 to present.
Explore full text of Latin literature spanning the Classical, Patristic, Medieval, and Neo-Latin periods up to the 20th century.
Mergent Archives is an online database providing you with access to a vast, indexed collection of corporate and industry related documents, including annual reports, key business ratios, D&B Country Reports, Million Dollar Directory volumes, Hoover's handbooks, a patent archive, and more.
Search words in the Middle English Dictionary (MED), find references in the HyperBibliography of Middle English prose and verse, and full text in the Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse.
Find declassified government documents covering critical world events and U.S. policy decisions from post-World War II to present.
Find full text and full page images of newspapers from cities around New Mexico published between 1844-1920.
Complete version of the New York Times, including viewing of entire pages as well as specific articles.
Find fully digitized regional and local U.S. newspapers, including several from Arizona. Good source for newspapers from the 20th century not covered in other databases.
Find primary source collections from the 19th century, including monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, and statistics.
Large collection of women's diaries and correspondence, from Colonial times to 1950.
Find primary sources of women's writing in the British Isles from 1500-1700.
Find articles on the study of Hispanic and Latin America and the Caribbean Basin.
Sanborn Fire Insurance maps with GIS information that enables users to locate data by address or geographic coordinates. It also allows users to layer maps from different years on top of each other and over modern street, satellite, and hybrid layers using an integrated map API or by importing into GIS tools. Covers: Baltimore, Maryland; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; New York, New York; Newark, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Richmond, Virginia; Seattle, Washington. Time frame varies by the city.
The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae is a Special Research Program at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972 the TLG represents the first effort in the Humanities to produce a large digital corpus of literary texts.
Find fully digitized issues of the The Times.
Serial Set is a full text database of House and Senate committee reports, documents, maps, and journals from 1817 to 1980. American State Papers contain the legislative and executive documents of Congress during the period 1789 to 1838.
Find primary sources from 1590 to 1790 for the study of the Atlantic World and Early Colonial Period. Includes papers and records of the Virginia Company of London, the complete Ferrar Papers detailing business and commercial interests in trade between Britain and America, maps and illustrations, and more.
Find full text of the entire run of the Russian/Soviet history journal Voprosy istorii (1926-2003).
Find primary and secondary materials about the history of women in social movements.
Find texts by women activists, 1840-present.
Find fully digitized newspapers from Latin America, 1805-1922, and newspapers from the America's Historical Newspapers collection, 1690-1922.