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.
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.
British Theater, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online
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
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:
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
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