Social Sciences

Hatcher Graduate Library Subject Guides & Specialists

General
  Foundations and Grants Darlene Nichols dpn@umich.edu (734) 936-2362
  Genealogy Scott Dennis sdenn@umich.edu (734) 647-6484
  Reference Collection Scott Dennis sdenn@umich.edu (734) 647-6484

 

Humanities
  American Culture Alexa L. Pearce alexap@umich.edu (734) 647-3373
  Classical Studies Beau David Case bdcase@umich.edu (734) 764-0306
  Film & Video Studies / Screen Arts & Cultures

Philip Hallman

phallman@umich.edu

(734) 615- 0445

  Museum Studies Rebecca Price rpw@umich.edu (734) 647-5274
  Philosophy Scott Dennis sdenn@umich.edu (734) 647-6484
  Religious Studies Evyn Kropf ekropf@umich.edu (734) 764-1220

 

Language and Literature
  English Language and Literature Sigrid Cordell scordell@umich.edu (734) 615-6519
  French Language and Literature Barbara Alvarez barbalva@umich.edu (734) 936-2361
  Germanic languages and literatures Mara Blake mrblake@umich.edu (734) 764-6222
  Italian language, literature and culture Barbara Alvarez barbalva@umich.edu (734) 936-2361
  Linguistics Jennifer Nason Davis jnasond@umich.edu (734) 647-5293
  Scandinavian Languages and Literatures Neil Robinson nrobins@umich.edu (734) 764-9361
  Spanish Language and Literature Barbara Alvarez barbalva@umich.edu (734) 936-2361

 

Social and Behavioral Sciences
 
  Anthropology Jennifer Nason Davis jnasond@umich.edu (734) 647-5293
  Archaeology Jennifer Nason Davis jnasond@umich.edu (734) 647-5293
  Communication Studies Shevon Desai shevonad@umich.edu (734) 764-1313
  Economics Pam MacKintosh pmackin@umich.edu (734) 647-3690
  Education Karen E. Downing kdown@umich.edu (734) 615-8610
  Geography Tim Utter tutter@umich.edu (734) 647-0646
  Gerontology Sue Wortman swortman@umich.edu (734) 764-5198
  Information and Library Studies Shevon Desai shevonad@umich.edu (734) 764-1313
  Kinesiology Emily Hamstra ehamstra@umich.edu (734) 615-1444
  Law Catherine Morse cmorse@umich.edu (734) 936-2333
  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer (LGBTQ) Studies Meredith Kahn mkahn@umich.edu (734) 764-2043
  Multicultural Studies Charles Ransom ransomcg@umich.edu (734) 764-7522
  Political Science Catherine Morse cmorse@umich.edu (734) 936-2333
  Psychology Susan Turkel sturkel@umich.edu (734) 763-1630
  Public Policy Catherine Morse cmorse@umich.edu

(734) 936-2333

  Social Work Sue Wortman swortman@umich.edu (734) 764-5198
  Sociology Susan Turkel sturkel@umich.edu (734) 763-1630
  Women's Studies Meredith Kahn mkahn@umich.edu (734) 764-2043

 

History
  African Studies Loyd G. Mbabu lmbabu@umich.edu (734) 764-7289
  British and American History Alexa L. Pearce alexap@umich.edu (734) 647-3373
  Canadian Studies Alexa L. Pearce alexap@umich.edu (734) 647-3373
  French History Beau David Case bdcase@umich.edu (734) 764-0306
  German culture, history, politics Mara Blake mrblake@umich.edu (734) 764-6222
  History of Science and Technology JoAnn Sears josears@umich.edu (734) 936-2341
  Iberian Studies Nerea A. LLamas nllamas@umich.edu (734) 615-6361
  Latin American & Caribbean Studies Nerea A. LLamas nllamas@umich.edu (734) 615-6361
  Medieval and Early Modern Studies Alexa L. Pearce alexap@umich.edu (734) 647-3373
  Scandinavian Studies Neil Robinson nrobins@umich.edu (734) 764-9361

 

International Studies
  Ancient Near East Evyn Kropf ekropf@umich.edu (734) 764-1220
  Judaica Elliot H. Gertel egertel@umich.edu (734) 936-2367
  Modern Greece Janet Crayne jcrayne@umich.edu (734) 936-2348
  Near Eastern Studies Evyn Kropf ekropf@umich.edu (734) 764-1220
  Slavic, East European, Eurasian Studies Janet Crayne jcrayne@umich.edu (734) 936-2348
  South Asia Jeffrey P. Martin jeffmart@umich.edu (734) 936-2344
  Southeast Asia Fe Susan Go fsgo@umich.edu (734) 764-7523

 

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Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant Collection

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

David Diamant is the pseudonym of David Erlich, a Jewish communist and committed member of the underground resistance during World War II. This is a digital archive of original documents collected by Diamant over a period of approximately 30 years dealing primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance; many of the documents originate with communist groups, and some deal with Polish groups. Most of the documents are in French, while some are in Yiddish.

Source Library: McMaster University

 

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1939-1944
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11695
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

British Politics and Society

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th century collections online
NCCO
Description

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.

Collections in this Archive

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Nineteenth century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11681
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange

Alternative Titles
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

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: 

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11679
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Cold War: Voices of Confrontation and Conciliation

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

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? 

Source Library: Private Collection of Jim Thebaut

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11675
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Evangelism and the Syria-Lebanon Mission: Correspondence of the Board of Foreign Missions, 1869-1910

Alternative Titles
Evangelism & the Syria-Lebanon Mission
Archives Unbound
Description

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:

  • Correspondence
  • Minutes of meetings
  • Receipts of sale and inventories of supplies
  • Diary accounts
  • 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

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1869-1910
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11673
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Liberation Movement in Africa and African America

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

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.
  • Intercepted correspondence
  • Ephemera from NGO support groups 
  • Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses
  • Newsclippings and articles
  • Copies of handbills, pamphlets, and newsletters
  • Witness statements
  • Extremist Intelligence Section reports
  • Domestic Intelligence Division reports and memoranda
  • Transcriptions of wiretaps, typewriter tapes, and coded messages
  • Speech excerpts
  • Transcripts of conversations

Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Headquarters Library

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1970-1985
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11671
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño

Alternative Titles
Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueno
Archives Unbound
Description

Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, a digital archive of 10,083 pages, highlights the FBI’s efforts to disrupt the activities of the largest of the Puerto Rican independence parties, Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, and compromise their effectiveness. A variety of materials comprise this archive, including:

  • FBI surveillance and informant reports and correspondence from a variety of FBI offices including San Juan, New York City, Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Chicago, Boston, and New Haven
  • Excerpts from intercepted correspondence
  • Justice Department memoranda, correspondence, and analyses
  • Newsclippings and articles
  • Copies of handbills, pamphlets, and newsletters
  • Extremist Intelligence Section reports
  • Speech excerpts

This collection also includes documents made available from the U.S. Army and Intelligence and Security Command.  These documents include materials from:

  • 771st Military Intelligence Detachment
  • Headquarters U.S. Army Forces Antilles
  • U.S. Army Criminal Investigative Division
  • 1940s Military Intelligence Division reports

There are a few materials from the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service. Many of these documents have been very recently declassified (November-December 2010 and April-May 2011).

Source Library: Federal Bureau of Investigation Library and U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1941-1982
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11669
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

In Response to the AIDS Crisis: Records of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, 1983-1994

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

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:

  1. Presidential Commission on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus Epidemic, 1987-1988
  2. Briefings and Transcripts of Hearings and Meetings, 1989-1992
  3. Press Coverage and Reports, 1989-1993
  4. 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.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1983-1994
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11667
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and Prisons, 1936-1945

Alternative Titles
Archives Unbound
Description

This digital archive consists of 5,747 images of items originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II. Most of the collection consists of letters written or received by prisoners, but also includes receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia, including Star of David badges that Jews were forced to wear.

This collection comprises several subsets, including:

  • Concentration Camps Correspondence, 1936-1945
  • Internment and Transit Camps Correspondence, 1940-1944,
  • Gestapo Prisons Correspondence, 1942-1943
  • Prisoner of War (POW) Correspondence, 1940-1945
  • Receipts for Parcels, Money Orders and Personal Effects, 1940-[ca. 1945]
  • Paper Currency, 1940-1945
  • Realia, [ca. 1939-1945]

McMaster University

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1936-1945
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11665
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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