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- History Vault, Southern Life and Slavery, Slavery and the Law, Southern Life and African American History 1775-1915 Plantations Records, Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle, NAACP Papers, American Indians and the American West 1809-1971, Thomas A. Edison Papers, Law and Society Since the Civil War: American Legal Manuscripts from the Harvard Law School Library, American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate, Struggle for Women's Rights Organizational Records 1880-1990, National Woman's Party Papers, Papers of the League of Women Voters, Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library, Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: Europe and Latin America 1960-1969, Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy 1960-1975, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service 1880-1930
ProQuest History Vault is a platform that hosts several digitized primary source collections in 19th and 20th century American history. History Vault supports advanced searching across all modules and collections and is also fully browsable. All documents may be downloaded as PDFs.
The collections include:
Southern Life and Slavery: Includes plantation records, 1775-1915, and petitions on race & slavery submitted to county courts and state legislatures, to 1867.
American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971: Collections from the U.S. National Archives covering American Indians & U.S. government relations during the 19th & 20th centuries.
Thomas A. Edison Papers: Collection of lab notebooks, diaries, business records, and correspondence documenting the life and work of Thomas Alva Edison.
Law and Society Since the Civil War: American Legal Manuscripts from the Harvard Law School Library: Set of 11 collections including papers of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Felix Frankfurter, Louis D. Brandeis, and others.
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, 1880 - 1930: Documents covering investigations made during the massive immigration wave into the United States at the turn of the 20th century.
Struggle for Women's Rights: Organizational Records, 1880-1990: Records of the National Woman's Party, the League of Women Voters, and the Women's Action Alliance.
Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Collection from the Schlesinger Library at Radcliffe College covering voting rights, national politics, and reproductive rights.
Civil Rights and the Black Freedom Struggle: Records of several organizations including the NAACP, SCLC, SNCC, & CORE, along with FBI surveillance files on MLK, Jr. & from COINTELPRO.
Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files: Europe and Latin America 1960-1969: Collection of State Department documents from the 1960s, not previously published.
American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate: Expansive collection of documents from the Kennedy, Johnson, & Nixon administrations, including records of several federal agencies.
Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy 1960-1975: Collection of U.S foreign policy documents from the State Department, CIA, Kennedy, Johnson, & Nixon National Security files, and more.
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