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Accessible Archives: searchable, full-text access to 18th and 19th century American historical primary source materials.
Released on February 23, 2009
Contact: Evan Simpson, email@example.com, x64693
Accessible Archives is an online database that offers searchable, full-text access to primary source materials from 18th and 19th century American newspapers, periodicals, and county histories providing firsthand knowledge about the critical periods of colonial America. Resources included are African American Newspapers: The 19th Century; The Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective; The Charleston South Carolina Gazette; The Liberator; The Pennsylvania Gazette; The Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue; The Pennsylvania Newspaper Record; American County Histories to 1900 and Godey’s Lady Book.
Included are eyewitness accounts of historical events, vivid descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements, and genealogical records which provide the opportunity for new insights into the course of American history. Accessible Archives is an important resource for anyone conducting research in American History, English and American Literature, African and Afro-American Studies, and the humanities.
Find Accessible Archives in Brandeis Scholar or follow the link above. For more information about Accessible Archives, please contact Evan Simpson, firstname.lastname@example.org, x64693.