HIST 137: Immigration Across Time and Space

Primary Sources

This is a small sampling of digital collections available from the Library. For a complete list, go to Archival Collections and Primary Source Databases.

  • Ancestry Library
    Includes billions of records in census data, vital records (U.S. birth, death and marriage records), immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, photos, and maps. Also includes: border crossing and trans-ocean ship records, census data from Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany; and much more.
  • Chinese in California, 1850-1925
    Illustrates nineteenth and early twentieth century Chinese immigration to California through about 8,000 images and pages of primary source materials.
  • ProQuest Congressional
    One stop shopping for U.S. congressional publications. Provides index and abstracts of congressional publications back to 1789, including full text of published Congressional Hearings from 1824-present (unpublished until 1979), full text Committee Prints from 1830-present, full text Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports from 1916-present, full text United States Congressional Serial Set (and its various former titles) from 1789-present, and legislative histories from 1970-present.
  • Discovering American Women's History Online
    A gateway of digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States.
Last Update: January 13, 2014 14:01