Trial access to Adam Matthew Primary Sources via AM Explorer and Research Source
By Sarah Gilmore, on 15 June 2021
UCL has trial access to the entire portfolio of 74 Adam Matthew primary source collections via AM Explorer and to the complete Research Source collection until 7th September 2021. Please note that PDF download options are not available but double clicking on thumbnails shows a larger high-res version.
AM Explorer Collections include:
- 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
Research Source is comprised of:
- Area Studies: India : study of the British Indian Empire and the history, culture and literature of the Indian subcontinent from 1712 to 1942
- Area Studies: Japan : documenting the political, cultural and social history of Japan from 1400 to the 20th century
- Area Studies: China and Southeast Asia : offering Western perspectives on all aspects of Chinese culture and society from the mid-17th to the late 20th century
- Business, Economic & Labour History : including Keynesian economic policy in post-war Britain; international labour movements; the London Stock Exchange; and the papers of important economists in Britain and America
- Church Missionary Society Archive : source materials from the Anglican evangelical movement, from when it was founded in 1799 to the present
- Empire Studies : primary sources for the study of the British Empire
- Literary Studies : literary manuscripts, rare printed works, and personal papers of a range of leading literary figures in British and American literature
- Missionary Studies : primary sources from missionary work in Africa, East and South Asia, Australasia and the Pacific, and the Americas
- Medieval and Early Modern Studies : a wide range of primary sources concerning the Black Death to the Restoration of the English monarchy and the Glorious Revolution
- Women’s Studies : primary sources from over four centuries, providing a multitude of perspectives on the changing roles of women in history
- World War Two Studies : primary sources, offering insight into many aspects of the conflict, including government policy, the war in the Pacific, and the war in Europe
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