United States History

Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals

Alternative Titles
Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals (RLG)
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals
Description

Describes the entire contents (articles, art notes, illustrations, stories, poems, and advertisements) of 42 journals, offering information on popular culture and industry, artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, etc.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1840 - 1907
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10041
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Early Detroit Images from the Burton Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library

Description

The Library of Michigan Digitization for Preservation and Access Grant was awarded to the Detroit Public Library in 2005. The grant allowed for the creation of a digital database of 19th century and pre-1922 photographs of Detroit. The formats include glass negatives, lanternslides, cased images, albumen prints and stereograph cards from the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection. These images illustrate the social and cultural history of Detroit as well as document the historical events that have occurred in the city.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10003
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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

Description
The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is one of the world's leading archives of social science data, specializing in data from surveys of public opinion. The data held by the Roper Center range from the 1930s, when survey research was in its infancy, to the present. Most of the data are from the United States, but over 50 nations are represented.
Type
Database
Coverage
1930s-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9965
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William L. Clements Library Manuscripts Division Finding Aids

Alternative Titles
University of Michigan William L. Clements Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids
Description

The William L. Clements Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for manuscript collections at the Clements Library. Many of the EAD finding aids are similar to the finding aids available in HTML on the Clements Manuscripts page; however, new finding aids are only being uploaded to the EAD site and are not available elsewhere online.

Notice to researchers: Many finding aids for collections at the Clements have not yet been included on the EAD site. Researchers can search the Clements site, finding aids, and collections in addition to viewing the records presented in this Finding Aids site.

Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9931
Access
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Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers

Alternative Titles
Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (GVRL)
Description

A comprehensive desk reference that contains the most significant historical statistics of the United States from 1789 to 2003, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Datapedia covers all of the United States' vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1789-2003
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9781
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Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America (GVRL)
Description

The Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America is a comprehensive, alphabetically-organized reference source on the human rights and civil liberties that are legally recognized in the United States. The 677 entries address civil rights issues from a variety of perspectives, such as race, gender, age, medical status or conditions, physical and mental challenges, group membership, religion, and many others. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1998 edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9747
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Issues & Controversies in American History

Alternative Titles
Issues & Controversies in American History@FACTS.com
Issues and Controversies in American History
Description

Biographies, timelines, background articles, photographs, and maps augment the curriculum-based coverage of historical events. Carefully selected primary documents, linking directly to the factual coverage, give the points of view on all sides of the debates as they were promulgated at the time.

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9749
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Encyclopedia of the New American Nation

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of the New American Nation (GVRL)
Description
Coverage begins just prior to the American Revolution, including the Revolution, the framing of the American Constitution, the organization of a new national government, the development of the party system, the Louisiana Purchase, the second war with Britain, the acquisition of Florida and the Monroe Doctrine. Chronologically, this period is roughly from 1754 (beginning of the Seven Years' War) to the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson (1829). Woven among this set of political markers and milestones are entries outlining the cultural development of the new nation, including entries on art, music, literature, dress and daily life. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1600-1865
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9723
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Encyclopedia of American Immigration

Alternative Titles
Encyclopedia of American Immigration (GVRL)
Description
Encyclopedia of American Immigration traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest colonial settlements to the present, focusing on critical issues as well as the groups of people involved. Every major immigrant group and every era are fully documented and examined through detailed analysis of social, legal, political, economic, and demographic factors. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Colonial period to the present.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9699
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Dictionary of American History

Alternative Titles
Dictionary of American History (GVRL)
Description
The first comprehensive revision of this classic reference source, originally published in 1940, features updated and revised entries from previous editions, as well as more than 800 new entries covering recent events and topics not covered previously. This authoritative work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Dictionary
Coverage
3rd. Edition
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9697
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