Humanities

Parker Library on the Web (Medieval Manuscripts)

Description

Parker Library on the Web is a digitized collection of Medieval manuscripts originally collected by Matthew Parker (1504-1575) and donated to Corpus Christi College Cambridge in 1574. Parker's collection is especially focused on materials relating to Anglo-Saxon England as he was interested in discovering evidence of an English-speaking church independent of Rome.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11773
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North American Theatre Online

Alternative Titles
North American Theater Online
NATO
Description

North American Theatre Online is a reference work covering the Canadian and American Theatre. The aim is to provide detailed reference information for every author, play, theatre, major production, and production company, from Colonial times to the present in both Canada and the United States. It includes some 40,000 pages of major reference materials, together with records to approximately 30,000 plays, 57,000 people, 5,400 theatres, 22,000 productions, and 2,500 production companies. Each year more than 20,000 new records will be added. The collection also includes approximately 10,500 images, playbills, postcards, scrapbooks and other resources.

Type
Database
E-Book(s)
Images
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11753
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Hatcher Graduate Library Subject Guides & Specialists

General
  Foundations and Grants Karen E. Downing kdown@umich.edu (734) 615-8610
  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 Beau David Case bdcase@umich.edu (734) 764-0306
  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 Marija Freeland mfreelan@umich.edu (734) 764-5455
  Law Catherine Morse cmorse@umich.edu (734) 936-2333
  Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Queer (LGBTQ) Studies Beth Strickland stricklb@umich.edu (734) 647-2630
  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 Beth Strickland stricklb@umich.edu (734) 647-2630

 

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 Beau David Case bdcase@umich.edu (734) 764-0306
  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

 

Area Programs
  Ancient Near East Jonathan Rodgers jrodgers@umich.edu (734) 764-7555
  Judaica Elliot H. Gertel egertel@umich.edu (734) 936-2367
  Modern Greece Janet Crayne jcrayne@umich.edu (734) 936-2348
  Near Eastern Studies Jonathan Rodgers jrodgers@umich.edu (734) 764-7555
  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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Civil War, Parts I-IV

Alternative Titles
Accessible Archives
News of the Day; Richmond Enquirer; Stars & Stripes; The Charleston Mercury; The New York Herald; The Old Post Union; Vincennes Courant; Vincennes Gazette; The Vincennes Times; Vincennes Western Sun
Description

Coverage in relation to the Civil War is both informative and eclectic. In-depth articles discuss trade with foreign countries, and how their governments viewed the United States in light of the Civil War. There is information on specific industries of the time, such as the oyster trade in New York. Slavery is an important topic, and countless editorials discuss pre- and post-war attitudes from both sides, as well as troop movements during the war.

There is coverage of the Copperheads, Northerners sympathetic to the South, who advocated the violent overthrow of the governments of Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri in 1864. Events occurring in other states, such as Texas, are included. There is analysis of the trans-continental railroad and its effect on the region, and page after page of general news articles from around the world (the most humorous being the in-depth description of a 7 foot long, 3.5 ton piece of cheese on display at the Toronto Agricultural Fair in 1866). Letters from correspondents travelling with the Indiana troops (and all of the troops) describe their daily activities in detail. One issue is titled “Abraham Lincoln Death” issue, with the type in bold black.

Collection contains: 
 
Newspapers titles included: 
News of the Day (1855-1857)
Richmond Enquirer
Stars & Stripes (1862/2 issues)
The Charleston Mercury
The New York Herald
The Old Post Union (1862/5 months; became The Vincennes Times)
Vincennes Courant (1855-1856)
Vincennes Gazette (1855-1869)
The Vincennes Times (1865-1866)
Vincennes Western Sun (1856-1869)

 
  • News of the Day (1855-1857)
  • The Old Post Union (1862/5 months; became The Vincennes Times)
  • Stars & Stripes (1862/2 issues)
  • Vincennes Courant (1855-1856)
  • Vincennes Gazette (1855-1869)
  • The Vincennes Times (1865-1866)
  • Vincennes Western Sun (1856-1869
  • News of the Day (1855-1857)
  • The Old Post Union (1862/5 months; became The Vincennes Times)
  • Stars & Stripes (1862/2 issues)
  • Vincennes Courant (1855-1856)
  • Vincennes Gazette (1855-1869)
  • The Vincennes Times (1865-1866)
  • Vincennes Western Sun (1856-1869

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11705
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Liberator, Parts I-II, 1831-1840

Alternative Titles
Accessible Archives
Description

The Liberator was a weekly newspaper published by William Lloyd Garrison in Boston, Massachusetts. William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Massachusetts in December, 1805. At thirteen years of age he began his newspaper career with the Newburyport Herald, where he acquired great skills in both accuracy and speed in the art of setting type. He also wrote anonymous articles, and at the age of twenty-one began publishing his own newspaper.

Colletion contains:
Part I: January 1831–December 1835
Part II: January 1836–December 1840
 
See also: The Liberator, 1831 - 1865, in 19th Century U.S. Newspapers
 
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1831-1840
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11703
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Virginia Gazette

Alternative Titles
Accessible Archives
Description

The Virginia Gazette was the first newspaper published in Virginia and the first to be published in the area south of the Potomac River in the colonial period of the United States. Issues have the following subtitle: “Containing the freshest advices, foreign and domestick”.

Published weekly in Williamsburg, Virginia between 1736 and 1780, The Virginia Gazette contained news covering all of Virginia and also included information from other colonies, Scotland, England and additional countries. The paper appeared in three competing versions from a succession of publishers over the years, some published concurrently, and all under the same title.
 
Source Libraries: College of William and Mary; Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; The Johns Hopkins University; Maryland Historical Society; Massachusetts Historical Society; Virginia Historical Society.

 

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1736-1780
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11701
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Pennsylvania Gazette

Alternative Titles
Accessible Archives
Description

The Pennsylvania Gazette provides the reader with a first-hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods. Thousands of articles, editorials, letters, news items and advertisements cover the Western Hemisphere, from the Canadian Maritime Provinces through the West Indies and North and South America, presenting a detailed glimpse of issues and lifestyles of the times.

Also included is the full-text of such important writings as the Declaration of Independence, the ConstitutionLetters from a Farmer, Thomas Payne’s Common SenseThe Federalist Papers and much more. It is claimed that the publication later reemerged as The Saturday Evening Post.

The Pennsylvania Gazette is divided into four separate folios. The periods covered by these folios include:
  • Folio I: “Benjamin Franklin’s Newspaper” (1728–1750)
  • Folio II: “The French & Indian War” (1751–1765)
  • Folio III: “The American Revolution” (1766–1783)
  • Folio IV: “The New Republic” (1784–1800)
The Pennsylvania Gazette Collection, while almost completely composed of articles from The Pennsylvania Gazette, also contains approximately 2900 articles from the publication the Pennsylvania Packet and a dozen or so articles from the Maryland Gazette.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1728-1800
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11699
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European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection

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

Digital archive comprising over 3,250 works by more than 1,250 different authors from the later eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This collection contains over 2 million printed pages of English-language works, many of them comprising multiple volumes. The Corvey Collection includes a considerable number of exceedingly rare publications—and even numerous previously unknown works—by British writers (and women writers in particular, whose works comprise over 1,000 of the titles) who were active during the Romantic period. In addition the collection also includes 3,658 works in French (including more than 500 by women) and 2,653 works in German, all of them dating primarily from the period 1790–1840.

Collections in this Archive

 

Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
1790-1840
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11685
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British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture

Alternative Titles
British Theater, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. These rare documents were sourced from the British Library and other renowned institutions and were curated by experts in British arts history.

This unparalleled collection provides a detailed look at the state of the British art world with manuscripts, compositions, and documents such as personal letters, annotated programs, meeting minutes, and financial records, offering scholars an unmatched glimpse into the inner workings of the arts world and life in Victorian Britain.

Collections in this Archive

  • Archives of the Royal Literary Fund
  • British Playbills, 1754-1882
  • Crystal Palace Handel Triennial
  • Crystal Palace Saturday Concerts
  • Drury Lane Receipts
  • Drury Lane Theatre Archive
  • Drury Lane under Sheridan, 1776-1812: Manuscript Plays and Correspondence
  • English Stage after the Restoration, 1733-1822
  • JW Davison Papers
  • King's Theatre Haymarket Archive
  • Konzert Programm Austausch
  • Oratorio Concert Programmes
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Parts Three-Ten: The Barry Ono Collection of Bloods and Penny Dreadfuls
  • Popular Literature in 18th and 19th Century Britain, Part Two: The Sabine Baring-Gould and Thomas Crampton Collections
  • Queen's Hall Programmes
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Archive
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Music Manuscripts
  • Sir George Smart Papers
  • Sir George Smart Programmes
  • St James Hall Monday/Saturday Popular Concerts
  • Wandering Minstrels Archive
Type
Subject Gateway
Text Collection
Coverage
Nineteenth Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11683
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