Category Archives: Humanities

Illustrated Civil War Newspapers & Magazines

See the full pages as readers from the time would have.  You can limit a search to sources supporting particular 1860 or 1864 presidential candidates or publications sympathetic to the Confederacy or the Union.  You can also limit a search … Continue reading

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Black Drama

Over 1,000 plays with information on related productions, theaters, and production companies.  The database also includes selected playbills, production photographs and other ephemera related to the plays.  The over 200 playwrights are from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and … Continue reading

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Early American Imprints expanded with Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Supplements

Full text of thousands of American books, pamphlets and broadsides covering every aspect of early 19th century American life.  The collection also features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial … Continue reading

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Sabin Americana 1500-1926

Based on the landmark bibliography by Sabin, this collection contains works about the Americas published throughout the world from 1500 to the early 20th century. Included are books, pamphlets, serials and other documents that provide original accounts of exploration, trade, … Continue reading

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New Online, Old Book Review, Art, and Education Indexes

Extend your research further back in time with three recent additions to the University Libraries’ Electronic Resources that complement current databases: Art Retrospective 1929 -1984, Book Review Digest Retro 1905 – 1982, and Education Index Retrospective 1929 – 1983. Each … Continue reading

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Listener Historical Archive

The Listener was a weekly publication, established by the BBC in 1929 as the medium for reproducing radio – and later, television – programs in print. It is our only record and means of accessing the content of many early … Continue reading

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Presidential recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson: Digital Edition

Nearly 5,000 hours of recorded conversations. Essays on the War on Poverty, civil rights, and Vietnam present additional context.

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Masterplots

Contains short summaries of fiction (short stories and novels), non-fiction, drama, and poetry. Works come from a wide range of time periods and places. Entries include a discussion of themes and meaning and give a list of sources for further … Continue reading

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Middle Ages and Renaissance database

The Iter Bibliography, with citations to research in archaeology, art, history, literature, philosophy, religion, and the history of science during the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400 – 1700) is now available to USC researchers on or off campus. To see … Continue reading

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World Shakespeare Bibliography Online

The World Shakespeare Bibliography Online is a searchable electronic database consisting of the most comprehensive record of Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions published or produced worldwide between 1960 and 2010.

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