United States History

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
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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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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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Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History

Alternative Titles
Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History (GVRL)
Description
Designed to answer such key questions as: How has the U.S. Constitution shaped the economy of the United States? What were the consequences of Prohibition on consumers' behavior? This title presents 1,000 entries, era overviews, event/movement profiles, biographies, business/industry profiled, geographic profiles, and more. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9643
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Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition

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Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States Millennial Edition Online
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Description
A compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources. Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Tables can be downloaded in Excel or CSV format.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9569
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ARTstor

Alternative Titles
ART Stor, ARTStore, ART Store, artstor images
Description

The ARTstor Digital Library provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities and sciences. It includes an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Our community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.

Collections are used for teaching and study in a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more. All University of Michigan community members may search and view images; ARTstor requires registration to download images and use the software tools.

Note: To access the images through the mobile interface, you will need to create an account through ARTstor. Access ARTstor via the library's website and click on the "Register" link at top right. Create an account; use that email and password to login to ARTstor mobile.

Type
Images
Video
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9539
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