La Gazette Royale project is designed to gather together and in one place for the first time all of the known issues of the two newspapers published during Henry Christophe’s rule of northern Haiti, as well as the six different versions of the Almanach Royal d’Hayti issued by the royal press. A project by Prof. Marlene Daut.
Provides access to more than 300 Latin American newspapers from more than 20 countries, 1805-1922
1805-1922; provides 280 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere, Latin American Newspapers offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922. The Library owns series 1 and series 2 of this resource.
Provides access to more than 200 years of the Times, 1795-2019.
1795-2019; researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1777-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.
Provides access to global news sources, including current and historical Black publications; early 18th century-present.
Early 18th century --present; this collection covers many topical categories such as slavery and flights to freedom, voting rights and voter suppression and disenfranchisement, segregation and civil rights, prejudice and discrimination and activism and protest movements. The content in this database is sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications.
This collection of writings by major American Black leaders covers nearly three centuries of history.
Black Thought and Culture is an electronic collection of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. It showcases the writings of teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures. In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts.
A primary source collection featuring petitions on race, slavery, and free Blacks that were submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses between 1775 and 1867.
Slavery and the Law features petitions on race, slavery, and free blacks that were submitted to state legislatures and county courthouses between 1775 and 1867. The petitions provide testimony on a broad range of subjects by a variety of southerners - black and white, slave and free, slaveholder and non-slaveholder, man and woman.
Primary source collection of digitized British government documents concerning Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean, 1833-1969
1833-1969; this collection consists of the Confidential Print (issued by the British government) for Central and South America and the French- and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Topics covered include slavery and the slave trade, immigration, relations with indigenous peoples, wars and territorial disputes, the fall of the Brazilian monarchy, British business and financial interests, industrial development, the building of the Panama Canal, and the rise to power of populist rulers such as Pern in Argentina and Vargas in Brazil.
Provides access to primary source materials of the study of Empire and its theories, practices and consequences.
This resource brings together manuscript, printed and visual primary source materials for the study of 'Empire' and its theories, practices and consequences. The materials span across the last five centuries.
‘Fanm Rebèl’, a Haitian Kreyòl term meaning ‘rebel women’, is a 3-year research project sponsored by the Leverhulme Trust and the Institute for Black Atlantic Research at the University of Central Lancashire. Led by Dr Nicole Willson, the project seeks to excavate stories of women in the Haitian Revolution.
This project follows on from the JCB’s participation in "Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn," an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society in 2011-12 that explored the transformations to the world’s politics and culture in the time from the Seven Years’ War in 1763 to the end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815.
A Vanderbilt University course project that explores the historical forces, motivating ideas and consequences relating to the events of the French revolutionary period of 1789-1794 and the Haitian revolutionary period of 1791-1804.
This project is designed to provide online access to the French originals as well as the English and Haitian Creole translations of key primary sources dealing with the grain shortage faced by the colony of Saint-Domingue in 1789.
A Project of the Haiti Laboratory at Duke University. The goal of the project is to serve as a guide and portal to online resources about Haiti, specifically historical materials relating to the country and writings by Haitian authors.
Discover millions of books, journals, images and maps digitized from libraries around the world, current. To login, click the LOGIN BUTTON and select Brown University from the list of institutions. If you have not already authenticated with your Brown username and password, you will then be asked to do so. While you can read articles without logging in, you will NOT be able to download articles.
presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass’s earlier writings were destroyed when his house in Rochester, New York, burned in 1872.
The collection includes ethnographic field documentation, materials from Lomax’s various projects, and cross-cultural research created and collected by Alan Lomax and others on traditional song, music, dance, and body movement from around the world. Lomax conducted fieldwork in the Bahamas, the Caribbean, and Haiti, among other countries, from the 1930s-1990s. The collection contains approximately 650 linear feet of manuscripts, 6400 sound recordings, 5500 graphic images, and 6000 moving images.
Diderot's Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers
Digital access to the 11 volumes of plates from the Encyclopédie through the The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), the world’s largest open access digital library for biodiversity literature and archives.