Humanities

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
Access
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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
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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
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Nineteenth Century Collections Online

Alternative Titles
19th Century Collections Online
NCCO
Description

Nineteenth Century Collections Online (NCCO) is a multi-year global digitization and publishing program focusing on primary source collections of the long nineteenth century. The program includes a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more--and unites them in one central, cross-searchable location. Content is being sourced from around the world: from national libraries; from academic and public libraries; and from a variety of special collections, archives, and repositories.

NCCO currently contains 4 collections: 

  • Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange
  • British Politics and Society
  • British Theatre, Music and Literature: High and Popular Culture
  • European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection
Type
Subject Gateway
Coverage
Nineteenth Century
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11677
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Subjects

Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life

Alternative Titles
Japanese American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day to Day Life
Archives Unbound
Description

Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day Life offers rare first-person accounts and seldom-heard voices. It contains 24,838 pages of articles published by interned Japanese-Americans between 1942 and 1945.

The 25 newspapers presented here are sourced from the Library of Congress. Many of the titles in this archive are complete or substantially complete. Editions have been carefully collated and omissions are noted. Although articles in these files frequently appear in Japanese, most of the papers are in English or in dual text.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1942-1945
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/11663
Access
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