United States History

Women's Voices: Early Years at the University of Michigan

Description

Womens' Voices is a collection of vividly expressed reminiscences of the earliest women students admitted to the University of Michigan. The quotations were selected from responses to a survey sent in 1924 to all alumnae who had attended the University of Michigan. The more than 3,000 women who responded were among the first in the nation to experience higher education in a coeducational environment, and reported experiences that occurred over 54 years on the campus of the University of Michigan. The responses to the survey were highly individualistic. The alumnae had come to the University from different geographical areas and different backgrounds, and they went from the University into many different fields of endeavor. The quotations selected for inclusion in the book, although only a small sampling, are representative of these diverse experiences, philosophies, and perspectives. The selected images are a visual representation of this experience. The book contains only a small sampling of the lives, experiences (from both historical and personal perspectives ) and philosophies of the early alumnae. The idealism, hopes and dreams of youth have been vividly and movingly expressed by these women, as well as the struggles and frustrations of their courageous entrance into a campus designed for the instruction and accommodation of men only. This is a digital version of a Bentley Historical Library bulletin published in 2000.

Type
E-Book(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9427
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Making of Ann Arbor Text Collection

Alternative Titles
Making of Ann Arbor
Description

The Making of Ann Arbor is a public collection of resources on the history and development of the Ann Arbor community, created in collaboration with the Ann Arbor District Library, the Bentley Historical Library, and the University of Michigan's Digital Library Production Service. This Making of Ann Arbor Text Collection comprises the text portion of the collection and includes digitized versions of local histories, city directories, and atlases that can be keyword searched as well as read page by page.

Type
Text Collection
Coverage
Varies
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9383
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Making of America (MOA) Journals

Alternative Titles
MOA Journals
Description

Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This collection is specific to the journals of the period.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9377
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Bentley Historical Library Finding Aids

Alternative Titles
University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids
Description

The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library EAD (Encoded Archival Description) Finding Aids site provides access to finding aids or descriptive inventories for archival records and manuscript collections at the Bentley Historical Library. Approximately 90% of the Bentley's finding aids are available online. 

NOTE: Not all collections have finding aids. If you are beginning your search, we recommend looking in Mirlyn first. The bibliographic record provides a short description of the collection with a limited number of subject headings. The finding aid for a collection generally provides a more detailed narrative description and a full listing of series and folder headings. The MIRLYN record includes a link to the on-line finding aid for the collection if one exists.

Type
Catalog
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9355
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ProQuest Historical Newspapers

Alternative Titles
PQHN, ADW, BAA, CD, CT, DFP, IT, JP, LAS, LAT, NYAN, NYT, PC, WIT, WSJ, WP, UK, Freep
Description

ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a custom ProQuest cross-search providing full-text access to the complete backfiles of 20 U.S. and 31 international English-language newspapers from Canada, China, India, Ireland, Israel, and the United Kingdom, including:

Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1791 - 2012 (Varies by title) One year of additional content is added to the backfile annually for the following 10 titles: Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Globe and Mail, Irish Times, Jerusalem Post, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Times of India, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post. The content of all other titles does not increase beyond the years specified.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9371
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Saline Area Historical Photos

Description

This is a searchable collection of over 700 photographs of Saline, Michigan. The collection covers a time span of more than 100 years, from the 1860s to the late 1900s, and includes images of historic homes, buildings, people, and other subjects.

Type
Images
Coverage
Includes photos from the 1860s to the late 1900s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9353
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Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln

Description

In 1953, the Abraham Lincoln Association published The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln, a multi-volume set of Lincoln's correspondence, speeches, and other writings. Roy P. Basler and his editorial staff, with the continued support of the association, spent five years transcribing and annotating Lincoln's papers. The Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln represented the first major scholarly effort to collect and publish the complete writings of Abraham Lincoln, and the edition has remained an invaluable resource to Lincoln scholars. Through the efforts of the Abraham Lincoln Association, the edition is now available in electronic form.

Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9347
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University of Michigan, an Encyclopedic Survey

Description

The University of Michigan, An Encyclopedic Survey is a rich and particularly detailed source for the history of the university from its origins in Detroit in 1817, through the first century of its operation in Ann Arbor with updates extending the history through 1975. The Encyclopedic Survey is made up of more than 400 individual histories about the administration, schools and colleges, departments, programs, units, organizations, and physical facilities that comprise the university.

Type
Encyclopedia
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9345
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Accessible Archives

Description

Provides full text, searchable access to:

Type
Newspaper(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9295
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Project MUSE

Alternative Titles
University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) Books
Description

Project Muse provides full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world's leading university presses and scholarly societies, with over 120 publishers currently participating. UPCC Book Collections on Project MUSE, launched in January 2012, offer book-length scholarship, fully integrated with MUSE's scholarly journal content.  The Project Muse platform allows searching of books and journals in one place and at the same time and offers alerts and social networking options for sharing discoveries with colleagues.

The following is a list of publishers participating in UPCC Book Collections as of September 2013. Note that some titles are excluded from the Project MUSE platform at the publisher's discretion.

  • African Books Collective
  • Baylor University Press
  • Brookings Institution Press
  • Catholic University of America Press
  • Central European University Press
  • Chinese University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Cork University Press
  • Cornell University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Cornell University East Asia Program
  • Duke University Press
  • Duquesne University Press
  • ELT Press
  • The Feminist Press
  • Fordham University Press
  • Fortress Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Franciscan Institute Publications
  • Gallaudet University Press
  • Georgetown University Press
  • Hong Kong University Press
  • Indiana University Press
  • Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
  • Jewish Publication Society
  • Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Kent State University Press
  • Leuven University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Liberty Fund
  • Louisiana State University Press
  • Medieval Institute Publications
  • Michigan State University Press
  • Minnesota Historical Society Press
  • The MIT Press
  • National Bureau of Asian Research
  • New York University Press
  • Northern Illinois University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Northwestern University Press
  • NUS Press Ltd
  • Ohio State University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Ohio University Press
  • Oregon State University Press
  • Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Presses de l'Université du Québec
  • Purdue University Press
  • Red Hen Press
  • RIT Press
  • Russell Sage Foundation
  • Rutgers University Press
  • School for Advanced Research Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • Slavica Publishers
  • Southern Illinois University Press
  • SUNY Press
  • Syracuse University Press
  • Temple University Press
  • Texas A&M University Press
  • Texas Christian University Press
  • Texas Tech University Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Akron Press
  • University of Alabama Press
  • University of Arizona Press
  • University of Arkansas Press
  • University of California Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Georgia Press
  • University of Hawaii Press
  • University of Illinois Press
  • University of Iowa Press
  • University of Massachusetts Press
  • University of Michigan Press
  • University of Minnesota Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Missouri Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Nebraska Press
  • University of Nevada Press
  • University of New Mexico Press
  • University of North Carolina Press
  • University of North Texas Press
  • University of Notre Dame Press
  • University of Ottawa Press
  • University of Pennsylvania Press
  • University of Pittsburgh Press
  • University of South Carolina Press (forthcoming 2014)
  • University of Tennessee Press
  • University of Texas Press
  • University of Virginia Press
  • University of Washington Press
  • University of Wisconsin Press
  • University Press of Colorado
  • University Press of Florida
  • University Press of Kentucky
  • University Press of Mississippi
  • University Press of New England
  • Utah State University Press
  • Vanderbilt University Press
  • Wayne State University Press
  • Wesleyan University Press
  • West Virginia University Press
  • W.E. Upjohn Institute
  • Wilfrid Laurier University Press

 

Type
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1995 - (Journal issues) 2012 - (Books)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9291
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