Archive for the 'Resources' Category

October 6, 2017

Slavery & Anti-Slavery

Collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.

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October 6, 2017

Compiled by Larry E. Caver, Jr., and published by Larry E. Caver in 2017, this is the first volume of a projected multi-volume set.   It is located in the Alabama Collection of the Special Collections and Archives Department which, in turn, is located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.   The call number is F 324 .C38 2017.

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October 6, 2017

Edited by J. Leon Shohet and published by CRC Press in 2017, this two-volume set is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number QC 718 .E583 2017.

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September 22, 2017

Picture Post Historical Archive

Comprises the complete archive of the Picture Post from its first issue in 1938 to its last in 1957 digitized from originals in color.

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September 22, 2017

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism

Edited by Linda L. Lowry and published by Sage Publications, Inc. in 2016, this four-volume set is available in electronic format.   Click on link in the library catalog record for access.

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September 22, 2017

The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

By Peter Gilliver and published by Oxford University Press in 2016, this volume is located on the Third Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library under call number PE 1611 .G55 2016.

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September 8, 2017

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers

Searchable database containing digital images of 19th.-century newspapers presented as full page layouts as well as single articles; advertisements and illustrations included. Collection includes newspapers from urban and rural regions throughout the United States.

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September 8, 2017

By David B. Snyder and published by Johns Hopkins University Press in 2016, this volume is located on the Fourth Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, under call number QL 628 .F6 S69 2016.

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September 8, 2017

Hiking through History Alabama:  Exploring the Heart of Dixie's Past by Trail from the Selma Historic Walk to the Confederate Memorial Park

By Joe Cuhaj and published by Falcon Guides in 2016, this volume is located in the Alabama Collection in the Special Collections and Archives Department, located on the Ground Floor of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library, under call number GV 199.42 .A2 C86 2016.

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August 25, 2017

17th. & 18th. Century  Burney Collection Newspapers

Searchable full-text access to the British Library's collection of the newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817).
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