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From early topographical sketches and pioneers’ accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his ‘Wild West’ stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.
Digital National Security Archive gives access to declassified U.S. government documents, providing vital primary source material to advance research in twentieth and twenty-first century history, politics, and international relations. With coverage from 1945 to the present, more than 875,000 pages and approximately 140,000 documents respectively are included, with many gathered through extensive use of the U.S. Freedom of Information Act by The Archive.
The Grand Comics Database (GCD) is a nonprofit, internet-based organization of international volunteers dedicated to building an open database documenting and indexing all printed comics throughout the world for the free use of scholars, historians, researchers, and fans.
National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive, 1888-2015 documents over one hundred years of life on our planet. Full-text articles and the magazine's iconic photography provides in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and more.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Database is a freely available online resource designed to help students and researchers locate secondary sources for the study of the science fiction and fantasy and associated genres. These include: historical material; books; articles; news reports; interviews; film reviews; commentary; and fan writing.
State Papers Online, 1509-1714, published in four parts, offers researchers an online resource for understanding two hundred years of British and European history, from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the reign of Queen Anne. This archive consists of facsimile images of almost three million British State Papers which are linked to calendar entries.