Trial Databases

American West [AM Digital]

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbamerwest

Digitized books, manuscripts & ephemera from the Newberry Library's Edward E. Ayer Collection; materials on early pioneers & explorers; the Gold Rush; evolution of Western towns; agricultural transformation; the growth of railway and road networks; and other materials on Westward expansion. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Date added: 
Wed, 2015-03-18 (All day)

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History [AM Digital]

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbtravelwriting

19th & 20th c. women's travel diaries & correspondence from The Schlesinger Library, Harvard University; topics range from emigration, daily life & customs to education, frontier life, missionary work, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Date added: 
Thu, 2015-03-26 (All day)

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice [AM Digital]

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbslaveryabolition

Digitized primary sources, 1490+, including materials on the African Gold Coast, Latin America, Britain & North America, from laws & court records to letters, family papers, plantation records, resistance & revolts, the Underground Railroad, etc. NOTE: No PDF downloads during trial. Trial ends 5/2/15.

Date added: 
Thu, 2015-03-26 (All day)

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals

https://ly.smith.edu/ef/dbaashistper
Dates of Coverage: 
1684 - 1912

Digitized American magazines & journals, detailing American history & culture. Topics include women's issues, health, science, the history of slavery, industry & professions, religion, the arts, etc. 

Date added: 
Mon, 2015-08-31 (All day)

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