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The last wooden whale ship in the world; currently exhibited at the Mystic Seaport: The Museum of American and the Sea, the Charles W. Morgan made her 38th voyage in 2014 to raise awareness of American maritime history as well as the current issues of ocean sustainability and conservation.
A museum dedicated to the historic interactions between whales and humans, both local and worldwide. The digital library includes manuscripts, logbooks, maps and charts, various publications, and specialized bibliographies.
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.
Full-text of periodicals including popular and scholarly titles, children's magazines, and trade journals. Includes American Periodical Series Online and American Periodicals from the Center for Research Libraries.
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.
A collection of nineteenth century African American newspapers from Accessible Archives.
UT Special Collections
Unique materials related to the life and times of Herman Melville can be found in the Libraries' Special Collections, first floor Hodges Library. Here is a guide that will list some of the major collections. Additional items may be located by searching the Libraries' catalog. Researchers may be particularly interested in first editions of Melville's work including: