New Resources at Washington University Libraries

The collections at Washington University Libraries are always growing. We recently added a number of new e-resources to our ever-expanding roster of digital materials and expanded access to existing e-collections. Here’s an overview of some of our new online resources.

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection: The AAS Historical Periodicals Collection contains more than 6,500 historical periodical titles dating from 1693 to 1877. The University Libraries purchased the first five series in 2018 and recently added series six.

Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800: Supplements from the Library Company of Philadelphia and American Antiquarian Society.

Early American Imprints. Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819: Supplements 1, 2, and 3 from the American Antiquarian Society.

Governing Africa: British Records from African Countries under Colonial Rule: This electronic archive includes reports to the British government by their governors in the African colonies. The statistical reports cover 13 colonies, with some data that predates the abolition of the slave trade.

LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, Part II (Gale): Primary sources in this archive include periodicals, newsletters, manuscripts, government records, organizational papers, correspondence, and an international selection of posters.

SAGE Research Methods Online: This collection contains more than 1000 qualitative methods books and reference works designed to guide users to the content they need to learn a little or a lot about their method.

The Times (London) Digital Archive: The University Libraries now have access through 2013 (previous access ran through 1985).

Women’s Wear Daily Archive: Electronic archive of Women’s Wear Daily, the leading fashion-industry trade paper since 1910. Covers the history and business of twentieth-century fashion.



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