Current news, polls and predictions covering the United States Congress and the President. Includes the Almanac of American Politics, which profiles of current members of Congress and other elected officials. National Journal Subscriber also includes: National Journal Magazine, National Journal Daily, National Journal Hotline, Daybook, and columns such as The Cook Report.
The British Politics and Society archive of Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) contains primary source documentation that enhances a greater understanding and analysis of the development of urban centers and of the major restructuring of society that took place during the Industrial Revolution. The archive is composed of a number of individual collections, drawn together from a variety of sources.
Digital archive of records documenting U.S. and British relations with a variety of Asian Nations. The collection contains U.S. State Department consular and diplomatic records; British Foreign Office political correspondance; missionary correspondance and journals; and socio-economic journals. Collections in the archive include:
This archive contains 6,000 pages of oral histories from the "behind-the-scenes" decision and policy makers answers a wide range of popular and academic questions surrounding this long period of political and military tension:
What scientific and technological developments fueled the arms race that characterized the Cold War?
What new institutions were created by the Cold War, and how were existing institutions reshaped by it?
How did the Cold War condition society and culture?
How did it shape the foreign policies of the U.S. and the Soviet Union?
What did--and does--"the end of the Cold War" mean for citizens in the United States and the former Soviet Union?
Evangelism and the Syria-Lebanon Mission: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1869-1910 provides invaluable content on social conditions in Greater Syria and Lebanon and on efforts to spread the Christian gospel during the nineteenth century. Documenting the church’s educational, evangelical, and medical work, these are records mainly of incoming correspondence from the mission field and outgoing correspondence from the Board headquarters.
This archive contains 20,455 pages of primary source documents including:
Minutes of meetings
Receipts of sale and inventories of supplies
Annual reports on mission work
Personal and field reports including information on the number of newly-organized churches, ordained ministers, and church members
Collection in the archive:
Board of Foreign Missions Correspondence and Reports, 1833-1911: Syria-Lebanon Mission
Source Library: Presbyterian Historical Society, Philadelphia, PA
Digital archive of 11,513 pages that documents the FBIs surveillance of the African Liberation Support Committee (ALSC) and the All-African People's Revolutionary Party (A-ARPR) from 1970-1985. A variety of materials comprise this collection, including:
FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence from a variety of offices including, NYC, Baltimore, New Haven, Detroit, Miami, Atlanta, Newark, Kansas City, and Cleveland.
Ephemera from NGO support groups
Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses
Newsclippings and articles
Copies of handbills, pamphlets, and newsletters
Extremist Intelligence Section reports
Domestic Intelligence Division reports and memoranda
Transcriptions of wiretaps, typewriter tapes, and coded messages
Transcripts of conversations
Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters Library
This digital archive contains 37,091 pages of briefing books, hearing and meeting transcripts, reports, and press clippings, published between 1983 and 1994, that document the activities of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (NCAIDS). Documents were sourced from the History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine.
The archive is comprised of four series that support research in the history of medicine, American studies, public policy, government and politics, social history, human rights, and sociology. The four series include:
Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic, 1987-1988
Briefings and Transcripts of Hearings and Meetings, 1989-1992
Press Coverage and Reports, 1989-1993
Reports on AIDS from External Institutions and Government Agencies, 1983-1993
Of particular interest to researchers is the Commission's final report entitled AIDS: An Expanding Tragedy, which serves as a summary of the Commission's activities and includes a detailed chronology of its activities and provides an extensive list of all hearings, site visits, reports, and publications related to the Commission.
This archive includes 4,285 pages sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation Library. Included are surveillance reports, chronologies, witness statements and more. These materials provide unique (and in some cases recently declassified) insight into the Freedom Rides, the Kennedy administration and the segregated South.
This archive offers 20,117 pages of FBI reports dealing with every aspect of antiwar work carried out by the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) from 1967-1975. Researchers will also find reports on surveillance of other antiwar groups and individuals, with an emphasis on campus groups like Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and Communist organizations.
The archive’s wide range of activist-written position papers supports research in political science, American history and radical studies. In many instances these papers were open letters to the broad antiwar movement, incorporating topics such as sexism and racism in the movement, the struggle for amnesty, and the debate on pacifism as a strategic tactic. The anti-imperialism controversy, an ever-present debate in the movement, pervades numerous position papers.
This archive contains numerous reports, newsletters and position papers, as well as an FBI overview on the leading antiwar organizations during the Vietnam War era and surveillance of national and steering committee meetings where decisions and elections took place. America in Protest also includes legal cases revolving around constitutional rights, wiretapping and civil rights. Plaintiffs included students, veterans and activists who sued on the grounds that their civil liberties were infringed upon.
Collections in the archive:
America in Protest: Records of Anti-Vietnam War Organizations, Part 1: Vietnam Veterans Against the War, 1968-1975