Primary Source Material databases for HPD patrons

10 results. (See in alphabetical order)

  1. 1. American Civil War: Letters and DiariesLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users. - Alexander Street Press
    Contains detailed, firsthand descriptions of historical characters and events, glimpses of daily life in the army, anecdotes about key events and personages, accounts of sufferings at home, a battles database, and more in a 100,000-page collection. The materials are indexed with dozens of search fields, and there are 4,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscript images.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  2. 2. Civil War : Sources in U.S. History Online - Florida Electronic Library ResourceLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users. - Gale Cengage Learning
    Explore writings from the Civil War by those who lived it. Sources in U.S. History Online: The Civil War includes primary source documents — personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children's books — that present readers with a rare chance to learn firsthand what life was like when the violent divide between north and south threatened to destroy the United States.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  3. 3. Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference WorksLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users. - Alexander Street Press
    EbooksContains real transcripts of therapy and counseling sessions and first-person narratives illuminating the experience of mental illness and its treatment, as well as reference works to contextualize the primary material.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  4. 4. Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800 -1926Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. - Gale Cengage Learning
    Comprehensive full-text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises containing 10 million pages of information from 21,000 works. Includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and more, all separated into 99 subject areas.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.
  5. 5. Making of Modern Law: Trials, 1600 - 1926Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. - Gale Cengage Learning
    Contains over 10,000 items (about 2,000,000 pages), including unofficially published accounts of trials; official trial documents, briefs and arguments reprinted or bound as separate publications; and official, separately published records of legislative proceedings, administrative proceedings, and arbitrations. The literature include sensational accounts of murder, adultery, divorce, and duels along with important cases of constitutional law, commercial law, impeachment, treason, and other topics.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.
  6. 6. New York Times (1851-2013) in ProQuest Historical NewspapersLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. - ProQuest
    Provides full page and article images with searchable full-text for the New York Times and its predecessor, the New York Times Daily News, from 1851 to 2013.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.
  7. 7. North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral HistoriesLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users. - Alexander Street Press
    Provides more than 100,000 pages of personal narratives including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories describing what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. Several thousand pages of Ellis Island Oral History interviews are included.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  8. 8. North American Women's Letters and DiariesLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users. - Alexander Street Press
    Provides personal experiences of hundreds of women over 300 years. Contains approximately 150,000 pages of letters and diaries from Colonial times to 1950, including 7,000 pages of previously unpublished manuscripts. More than 1,500 biographies enhance the use of the database.
    Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU and Broward users.
  9. 9. Shoah FoundationLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. - ProQuest
    The Visual History Archive (VHA) includes both the monumental Holocaust collection that had its genesis from Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and resources from other crimes against humanity. The vast collection includes the complete testimonies from witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust and other notable genocides including the Armenian Genocide (1915-1923), Nanjing Massacre (1937), Rwanda (1994), and Guatemalan Genocide (1978-1996). The resource includes firsthand primary source accountings with 53,000 recorded testimonies, 112,000 hours of video, participants from 63 countries and 39 languages, 1.8 million names, and 700,000 images.
    Users must create a personal account to use this database. For more information about Visual History Archive see this guide. Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.
  10. 10. Visual History Archive (VHA) USC Shoah FoundationLocal access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU. - ProQuest
    The Visual History Archive (VHA) includes both the monumental Holocaust collection that had its genesis from Steven Spielberg's "Schindler's List" and resources from other crimes against humanity. The vast collection includes the complete testimonies from witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust and other notable genocides including the Armenian Genocide (1915-1923), Nanjing Massacre (1937), Rwanda (1994), and Guatemalan Genocide (1978-1996). The resource includes firsthand primary source accountings with 53,000 recorded testimonies, 112,000 hours of video, participants from 63 countries and 39 languages, 1.8 million names, and 700,000 images.
    Users must create a personal account to use this database. For more information about Visual History Archive see this guide. Local access for all registered users. Remote access only for NSU.