History and Biography

Associated Press Collections Online

Associated Press archives from various U.S. city bureaus covering events, people and trends from the mid-1900s and early 2000s

Biography (Gale In Context)

Comprehensive biographies on the world's most influential people with related content from periodicals and multimedia to provide context.

Formerly named Biography in Context.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750

Abstracts for documents covering the exploration and settlement of the Americas.

History Reference Center

Comprehensive historical resource drawing from reference books, encyclopedias, journals and more.

Indigenous Peoples of North America

Cultural, political and social history of American and Canadian Indigenous Peoples from the 17th-20th centuries

JoCoHistory Collections

Explore more than 40,000 historical photographs and maps documenting the people, places and organizations of Johnson County, Kansas, from the 19th century to the present.

Kansas History, Territorial through Civil War Years, 1854-1865

Primary source documents from Kansas history from 1854 - 1865.

Kansas Memory

Explore digitized primary sources covering a wide range of topics from the Kansas Historical Society.

Making of Modern Law: American Civil Liberties Union Papers

ACLU records from 1912-1990 on free speech, citizenship, race, discrimination and more, plus mid-20th century files from the Southern Regional Office

Political Extremism and Radicalism Archive

Campaign materials, periodicals and propaganda from U.S. and global fringe political movements during the 20th century

Primary Sources (Gale)

Digital historical documents including books, manuscripts, letters, newspapers, photographs, maps and more ranging across topics of national and global relevance.

Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

Primary source content and research guides related to the history of slavery including legal issues, the Caribbean, children and women under slavery, modes of resistance and more.

The Listener Historical Archive, 1929-1991

Archive of the weekly newspaper The Listener published 1929-1991 by the BBC covering news, arts and more

Women's Studies Archive

Documents presenting the roles, experiences and achievements of women in 19th and 20th century society

Women: Transnational Networks

An archive in Nineteenth Century Collections Online database covering North American, European and other regional suffrage movements, culture, immigration, health and other gender and class issues