Pamphlets, newspapers and periodicals, correspondence, official records, reports, and in-depth oral histories reveal the prevalent challenges of racism, discrimination and integration, and a unique African American culture and identity. Focuses predominantly on Atlanta, Chicago, St. Louis, New York, and towns and cities in North Carolina.
Articles, audio clips, images, primary source documents, maps, monographs, and government documents covering all aspects of the African American experience from Greenwood Press, Negro University Press, etc.
Scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books. Includes The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper.
Digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and other primary source materials. Much materials can be found under the Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle and Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War collection modules.
Articles primary source documents, images, maps, charts, tables, and government documents from five Oxford University Press encyclopedias and reference sources. Also includes The African American National Biography.
British archival documents concerning the Middle East. Arabian Treaties, Collection of first world war military handbooks of Arabia, Expansion of Wahhabi Power in Arabia, Records of Saudi Arabia, Records of the Hijaz, Saudi Arabia Secret Intelligence Records, Slave Trade Into Arabia, Diplomacy in the Near and Middle East, Foreign Office Annual Reports from Arabia, King Abdul Aziz Diplomacy and Statecraft, King Abdul Aziz Political Correspondence, Memoirs of Baghdad, Kurdistan and Turkish Arabia, Middle East Intelligence Handbooks, Records of Saudi Arabia, Treaties and Engagements Relating to Arabia and the Persian Gulf, US Records and Saudi Affairs.
Research, publications, speeches and archives of the leading international affairs think tank, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House, London. High level analysis and research on global events and issues.
Declassified government documents covering major domestic and international events since the end of World War II. Cabinet meeting minutes, correspondence, diary entries, intelligence reports, political analyses and technical studies from the White House, State Department, National Security Agency, FBI, and CIA.
Digitized letters, papers, photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, diaries, and other primary source materials. Collection modules include:
-Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle
-Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War
-American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971
-American Politics and Society
-International Relations and Military Conflicts
-Workers, Labor Unions, and the American Left in the 20th Century: Federal Records
U.S. Congressional materials (hearings, bills, Congressional Record and compiled legislative histories) and Executive Branch documents.
Coverage: index:1970 to present; full text: coverage varies. Vendor Tutorials: Training videos - http://help.lexisnexis.com/tabula-rasa/congressional/trainingvideos_ref-reference?lbu=US&locale=en_US&audience=all
This collection of films from the communist world reveals war, history, current affairs, culture and society as seen through the socialist lens. It spans most of the twentieth century and covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, Britain and Cuba.
Streaming video collection of primary source testimonies of survivors and witnesses of crimes against humanity. The majority of testimonies come from Holocaust survivors interviewed by the USC Shoah Foundation.
Mainstream and alternative gay and lesbian newspapers, newsletters, and periodicals from several countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain, etc.
British primary sources providing a gendered perspective on social conduct, power distribution within the family, religion and morality, consumption and leisure, education of men and women, and perceptions of the body.
Monographs, pamphlets, periodicals, and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. The collection is rich in conduct of life and domestic management literature, offering insights into the daily lives of women and men, as well as emphasizing contrasts in regional, urban and rural cultures.
Primary source materials from men’s and women’s organizations, advice literature, and etiquette books documenting women's suffrage, the feminist movement, the men’s movement, government and legislation, employment, education, the body, the family, and changing societal expectations about gender roles.
Finding aid to women’s studies resources in The National Archives (UK) and original documents covering the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain and the granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories.
Coverage: 1559-1995 (finding aid); early 20th Century (original documents).
Diaries, letters, photographs, news clippings, organizational records, and journals. History of the social, political, and professional aspects of women's lives and the roles, experiences, and achievements of women in society.
VU Libraries ResearchGuides is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. You may republish or adapt this guide for educational purposes, as long as proper credit is given. Our recommended credit includes the statement: Written by, or adapted from, Vanderbilt University Libraries (current as of .....). If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.