This database is based on the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago. It includes, manuscripts, maps, broadsides and a variety of ephemeral works.
Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures and the Environment is an archival collection of over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of the early encounters of cultures in North America, 1650-1700. Includes close to 1500 authors.
Capable of in-depth browsing and searching of the bibliographic entries and the full-text of the primary-source materials. Browsing topics include peoples, places, cultural events, environment, flora, and fauna. It is also possible to browse by year and to select out images.
The full run of newsreels on significant historical events from throughout the 20th century. Includes the March of Time series, and selected videos from American History in Video and World History in Video, but adds new material from France, Japan, the Netherlands, and other countries throughout the world.
Each film has a transcript or translation. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android device, available for 48 hours.
Trial thru 4/20/13. The Native American Archives provides more than 1.8 million pages of original historical documents pertaining to Native American history and life from the 18th through the 20th century.
Trial thru 4/20/13. Bibliography of Native North Americans (BNNA ) provides citations to books, essays, journal articles and government documents of the United States and Canada. BNNA covers all aspects of native North American culture, history and life
Saline Historic Homes is a collection of photographs from a Historical and Architectural Survey that includes all structures built up to 1944 within the city limits of Saline, Michigan. Conducted in 1994 by Kosky and Glynn Associates, this survey is the result of the City’s intent to comply with the Certified Local Government requirements. The objective of the survey was to research, photograph and map all structures built within the City of Saline between 1829 and 1944. The completed project includes a survey card and black and white photograph for each structure, a map of all surveyed structures, and historical and architectural text encompassing the study period.
The University of Michigan Library's Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for archival records and manuscript collections, from the Library's collections. As collections are processed new finding aids will be added periodically.
The UM Special Collections Library Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for archival records and manuscript collections. It is a collaboration between Special Collections Library archivists, the Bentley Historical Library and the Digital Library Production Service (DLPS). As collections are processed new finding aids will be added periodically.
Many of the Special Collection Library's archives and manuscript collections are listed in MIRLYN.
The images in this database comprise the general photograph holdings of the Labadie Collection.
Not included are photographs that make up part of archival collections. Those will be listed in the finding aids to the individual collections. You may request digital scans of these photographs, or you may view them in person. If you wish to inquire about the use of these images, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This collection of images of historic paintings from the University of Michigan campus was created by Rafal Farjo and fellow students in the UM History 265 course, spring term 2001. The course was taught by Professors N.H. Steneck and M.L. Steneck. The collection is hosted online by the UM Digital Library Production Service.