American and Canadian primary sources. Coverage: Colonial to 1950
The collection includes approximately 150,000 pages of published letters and diaries from more than 1300 women writing from Colonial times to 1950. Some 7,000 pages of previously unpublished materials are included in addition to biographical information. Much of the material is in copyright and is drawn from more than 1,000 sources, including journal articles, pamphlets, newsletters, monographs, and conference proceedings.
American and Canadian immigrant primary sources. Coverage: Colonial to 1950
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories includes 2,162 authors and approximately 100,000 pages of information, so providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada between 1800 and 1950. Composed of contemporaneous letters and diaries, oral histories, interviews, and other personal narratives, the series provides a rich source for scholars in a wide range of disciplines. In selected cases, users will be able to hear the actual audio voices of the immigrants.
This volume includes alphabetically arranged entries for 49 nationally and internationally acclaimed Asian American writers of short fiction. Each entry is written by an expert contributor and includes a biography, a discussion of major works and themes, a survey of the writer's critical reception, and primary and secondary bibliographies.
Library of Congress' digital collections of multimedia sources.
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.