Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]
The Ukraïnica platform has been created by the Ukrainian Research Institute, Harvard University. It aims to create a site to encourage the teaching of Ukrainian history and culture through offering a space for the exchange of syllabi and course materials. Users can browse time periods and subject areas and get some suggested reading lists. These […]
Open access collection from the University of Illinois Slavic Reference Collection. It forms part of an ambitious on-going project to make all of the books listed in Svodnyi katalog russkoi knigi grazhdanskoi pechati XVIII veka digitally available. Digitized books have been curated from the Russian National Electronic Library (RusNEB). Currently more than 400 available
A new BT archive; the second world war diary of W.G. Radley, Assistant Staff Engineer which reveals work with Bletchley Park and the use of eavesdropping equipment. The site has transcripts and some recorded material and offers insight into the development of technology as well as its political history.
IOC’s Olympic Studies Centre is finishing the process of digitising all the publications of the Organising Committees (OCOGs) of past Olympic Games hosted in France. Recently added are documents from Paris 1900 and 1924, Chamonix 1924, Grenoble 1968 and Albertville 1992. They include programmes, rules and regulations.
The Langston Heritage Group Collection, 1869-2022 documents African-American history in Johnson City, Tennessee, and greater Washington County. It features materials relating to African American churches the African American experience in schools and social life in general. The digital collection forms part of that held by the Archives of Appalachia at East Tennessee State University, These include photographs […]
Pacific Manuscript Bureau is useful tool for researchers of ethnography and colonial, social, political history of the region. The online resources page details digitisation projects including photographs Also see links to a recent New Guinea photo index which provides a listing of collections in different archives and libraries worldwide.
Oman Library at the Middle East Institute (MEI) digital collection includes rare books published from 1700 to 1921 in 7 Middle Eastern languages including Arabic, French and Turkish. All topics of Middle Eastern history, culture and politics are covered.
Institute of Historical Research and Runnymede Trust have launched a new crowdsourced guide listing of resources suitable for diversifying and making more representative history lessons. It includes a range of resources – websites, books and digitised primary sources suitable for university classes as well as a range of materials for all age groups of school teaching.