A major new LGBT digital collection from British Colombia and the city of Vancouver. The BC Gay and Lesbian Archives was established in 1976 and developed and maintained by Ron Dutton . It comprises periodicals, photographs, posters, and audiovisual materials pertaining to LGBTQ2+ communities in Vancouver and British Columbia. Explore online posters and ephemera including […]
The archives of former Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have been made available online via the website of the United Nations Archives and Records Management Section. Unlike the official documents of the United Nations, which are available through the Organization’s archives, these collections are comprised of internal working papers which offer insight into decision making processes. Typically, […]
The aim of this project is to explore the ways in which radical, feminist and at times illegal protest actions are archived. The project was initiated by Rachel Tavernor during a three month PhD placement at the British Library (funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council). The website includes two strands. The first, is […]
… now available on GPO’s govinfo. Great news for students of American political history, as part of an on-going digitization programme issues of the Congressional Record which cover the First World War are now freely accessible on govinfo. Find a link to govinfo and other sources on our US Government Information page. The Congressional Record is the […]
A large batch of JFK assassination classified documents has been released by the USA government to supplement The President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records collection.
Chemist store Boots has just released a fascinating timeline of images about its company history which economic historians may find useful. It gives key dates and images of stores and boots beauty brands from 1849 onwards.
New from the collaboration between the University of Texas at Austin, the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (CREEES), and the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library a brilliant new digital library offering free online access to primary source documents. They include include telegrams, memos, cables, and CIA communications addressing the invasion of Czechoslovakia, […]
The new CIA Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Electronic Reading Room can be found at https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/ The CREST database resources of declassified CIA documents and papers were finally released onto the web after a pressure group sued the CIA Papers are over 25 years old. They include the infamous Stargate papers many relating to sightings […]
The Historical Archives of the European Union (HAEU)are held in the historic Villa Salviati in Florence. The collection comprises official papers and individual correspondence/personal papers many of which were at one time confidential or secret. They are made public after 30 years. Documents can be consulted in the reading rooms at Villa Salviati and 6 […]