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Adam Matthew Digital

Description of databases included in our platform access


We have access to several digital primary source collections from Adam Matthew drawing from international archives and collections.

Collections include multiple resources, including:

  • Manuscripts                                            

  • Documents

  • Newspapers

  • Diaries

  • Financial Records

  • Letters

  • Advertisements

  • Maps

  • Videos

  • Audio Files

  • Rare Books

  • Images of physical objects/artifacts


Most collections have:

  • Tutorials

  • Guides

  • Chronologies (frequently interactive)

  • Maps

  • Essays

  • Interactive content

The individual collection sites provide these functions (links using the African American Communities collection as an example):

Many collections have interactive tools and features that can be used to learn about the subject content as well as approach the digital sources from a different perspective. 

This guide aims to provide information on each of the collections that we can access, pointing out their individual focus and various platform tools and content highlights.  entries also include links to product brochures that outline material types included as well as the archives supplying the content.  

Many of the collections are easily grouped based on geographical focus, while others have significant international coverage.  This guides organizes primarily according to geography in order to help align the resources with specific campus courses.