Digitisation of Nairobi City Council minutes and gazette archive collection from 1920-1950 at the McMillan Memorial Library, Nairobi (Kenya) (EAP1357). One of the latest releases from the Endangered archives programmes. Minutes and documents covering colonial town planning in Nairobi during the period.
Manioc.org is a digital library of sources covering Amazonia and the Caribbean maintained by the University of the West Indies and the university of Guyana. It has books, prints, maps and documents of the history and culture of the region including slavery. Some items are offered in French only.
CrossAsia Portal The portal has been set up by the Specialised Information Service Asia (Fachinformationsdienst Asien) at Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin. Includes library catalogues and open access repositories including Asian language materials. Some full text is for subscribers only. British Library’s Voices of Partition Recordings from the British Library Sound Archive and archival material about the […]
A second batch of letters from the Autograph Letter Collection totalling 3,200 letters. This collection contains letters of prominent correspondents dating from 1851 to 1975. They cover such themes as suffrage, education, medicine, women and the Church, literature, employment, temperance, scholarship, industry, travel and the arts. Many of these letters were considered ‘Autograph’ letters by famous […]
The collections digitised in this project consist mostly of photographs dating from the late 19th to mid 20th centuries. They include historic records from tea planters associations with photos of tea plantations and their owners and workforces.
For UK Disability History Month (mid-November to mid-December) the BBIH provided a free list of over 450 key titles covering all aspects of disability. There are links to open access full text versions where these are available. They include articles, books and chapters. For more details see: for disability History month they have provided […]
History Workshop is a digital magazine of radical history. It has recently revamped its website. It provides free access to online image of radical digital images. It also provides access to short informative podcasts (currently featuring Corinne Fowler from the School of Museum Studies) discussing radical history topics. Some articles are available online free.
A new mapping on the Layers of London site which has been curated by the Everyday Muslim Heritage and Archive Initiative It provides a key mapping of areas of London which are of significance to the history of Muslims in London. It includes biographies of key figures. Only contains 6 entries at the time of blogging.
From the LSE Archives, this collection comprises documents about or created by people or organisations that have a relationship to the countries of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.The site includes online exhibitions, biographies of key staff and student figures uncovered and links to primary source documents relating to them. […]
BL Medieval manuscripts has now digitised documents relating to the trial of Joan of Arc. They comprise two manuscripts Egerton MS 984 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_984 a second trial held after the appeal of her mother Stowe MS 84 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Stowe_MS_84 This twitter thread provides expert commentary