Trial access to AM Explorer : Adam Matthew’s entire primary source collection
By Sarah Gilmore, on 24 February 2021
UCL has trial access to the entire portfolio of 74 Adam Matthew primary source collections via AM Explorer until 6th April 2021. A second trial will be provided from 15th June until 7th September 2021. Please note that PDF download options are not available but double clicking on thumbnails shows a larger high-res version.
- Age of Exploration : the history of European maritime exploration from c.1420-1920
- American History, 1493-1945 : consist of two modules: Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859 and Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
- Archives Direct : a suite of collections sourced from The National Archives, Kew covering the history of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries from the British state’s point of view
- Children’s Literature and Culture : covering nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
- Confidential Print: the Confidential Print series, issued by the British Government between c. 1820 and 1970, consists of Africa, 1834-1966, Latin America, 1833-1969, Middle East, 1839-1969 and North America, 1824-1961
- Empire Online : primary source materials spanning the last five centuries for the study of ‘Empire’
- First World War Portal : focuses on the experiences of soldiers, civilians and governments on both sides of the conflict
- Food and Drink in History : illustrating the deep links between food and identity, politics and power, gender, race and socio-economic status
- Foreign Office Files : British Foreign Office files, collections include China, 1919-1980; India, Pakistan and Afghanistan; Japan, 1919-1952; Southeast Asia, 1963-1980; Middle East, 1971-1981
- Gender: Identity and Social Change : changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present.
- Global Commodities : focusing on global commodities in world history
- Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954 : the history of Jewish communities in America from the arrival of the first Jews in the 17th century to the mid-20th century
- Literary Print Culture : The Stationers’ Company Archive : the early book trade, printing and publishing community, copyright provisions and bookbinding dating from 1554 to the 21st century.
- Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 : focusing on the period of social, political and cultural change between 1950 and 1975
- Race Relations in America : Based at Fisk University from 1943-1970, the Race Relations Department and its annual Institute were set up by the American Missionary Association to investigate problem areas in race relations and develop methods for educating communities and preventing conflict
- Shakespeare’s Globe Archive : Theatres, players & performance : offers insights into the performance practice of the reconstructed Globe Theatre
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