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This research guide will help students find and cite primary source materials, with special attention to resources related to topics frequently covered in ENGL 102 courses.
Full-text collection of documents, primarily from the US and Britain, on the evolution of crime and punishment. The archive's focus is on the most rapid period of evolution for crime and its associated legal/penal systems: the long nineteenth century, a period of major social upheaval and technological development.
Primary sources of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries in Britain and the U.S.
Divided into four sections: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving Pictures, Optical Entertainments & the Advent of Cinema.
More than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. With a registered account you can also curate groups of images, share them, and download them directly into presentations.
Note: To download images you must register for an account. After you have registered for an account, you will have 120 days of remote access. After 120 days you will need to log in to ARTStor from a computer on campus, or through our proxy server, in order to reset your remote access for another 120 days.
This digital collection comprises over 150 of Wiley’s early works, illustrating her development as an artist. The pieces include figure drawings, pencil sketches, and bookplate designs as well as her ink illustrations for the University of Tennessee’s yearbook, The Volunteer.
Offers more than 9,000 original drawings for editorial cartoons, caricatures, and comic strips spanning the late 1700s to the present, primarily from 1880 to 1980. The cartoons cover people and events throughout the world, but most of the images were intended for publication in American newspapers and magazines.
Although Gamble refuses to label himself an editorial cartoonist, the majority of his cartoons illustrate his commentary on current events and personalities over the course of 40 years. Many of his cartoons depict political campaigns, foreign wars, political scandals, economic and social issues, and popular culture fads and icons. He lampooned U.S. presidents from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush, as well as international political figures ranging from Margaret Thatcher to Osama bin Ladin.
This digital collection contains photographs of the early Settlement School, the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, and the Gatlinburg community, as well as scrapbooks written and compiled by Settlement School teachers. Letters, diaries, and a collection of historical essays relate the Phi Beta Phi to Arrowmont story. Also featured are articles from The Arrow, curriculum documents, and examples of crafts from contemporary Arrowmont.
Primary source material and personal narratives from 1960-1974 in the United States. Topics include the civil rights movement, the Vietnam War and the associated protest movement, radical movements, and counter-culture.
Provides a unique tool for researchers and designers to recreate or date clothing from 1868 to 2000. There are several collections from the States, Canada and the UK represented in the database which functions like a Union Catalog of pattern collections
Photographic collection documenting various aspects of American public life such as sports events, theater, celebrities, crime, strikes, disasters, political activities including the woman suffrage campaign, conventions and public celebrations.
A large collection of sheet music published between the early 1800s and the mid-1900s. The bulk of this collection was donated by local historian Ronald Allen and many of the works have ties to Tennessee.
This collection includes local news and public affairs programs, local history productions that document the heritage of local communities, and programs dealing with education, environmental issues, music, art, literature, dance, poetry, religion, and even filmmaking on a local level.
An archival research resource containing the essential primary sources for studying the history of the film and entertainment industries, from the era of vaudeville and silent movies through to the 21st century. The core US and UK trade magazines covering film, music, broadcasting and theater are included, together with film fan magazines and music press titles.