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19th Century American Literature: The Eras of Romanticism and Transcendentalism: Home
A vast scholarly database for finding published material from the 12th century through 1930. New source content has expanded beyond indexing American and British periodical literature. Formerly called 19th Century Masterfile (NCM) (1788-1925) indexing American and British periodical literature from the nineteenth century.
A collection of selected scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most titles do not include the most recent 3-5 years. For more current research, search one of our general or subject-specific databases. NOTE: During the current COVID-19 situation, JSTOR has opened access to additional journals and primary source collections beyond the ones we already subscribe. This additional access will be through June 30, 2021.
This resource provides online access to the full-text to all 10 of the Thomson Gale Literature Criticism Reference Sets, including Contemporary Literary Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Shakespeare Criticism, etc. Provides access to criticism (excerpts or full-text) published from an author's own time to the present as well as biographical and bibliographical information. Click here to search this database with other literary databases.
Books, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, photographs, statistics, and other kinds of documents in both Western and non-Western languages from the world's preeminent libraries and archives, including the British Library, Cornell University Libraries, and the National Archives (both U.S. and and United Kingdom). Focus is British. Click here to search this database with other primary source databases.
Full-text primary source material from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library, including monographs, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues,religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
UT has a subscription to parts 1-4.
Bringing together primary source documents from archives and libraries across the Atlantic world, this resource allows students and researchers to explore and compare unique material relating to the complex subjects of slavery, abolition and social justice.
Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000. Includes projects and archives with more than 3,600 documents and 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents. Also includes reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.
Sites Related to Authors from the American Romanticism and Transcendentalism Eras
Civil War and Reconstruction era titles include Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Detroit Free Press, Hartford Courant, Baltimore Sun, NY Times, NY Tribune, and San Francisco Chronicle. Dates vary. You can select newspapers to search from this page by clicking on change button at top of page. Link searches both newspapers and periodicals together.
Historical U. S. newspapers digitized under the auspices of the Library of Congress. UT Libraries are part of this cooperative venture and have added selected Tennessee newspapers.
The site is open to all researchers.