Primary source documents, secondary sources, and videos from around the world with a focus on communities in the Caribbean, Brazil, India, United Kingdom, and France, with content from partners like The National Archives and Records Administration (US), National Archives at Kew (UK), Royal Anthropological Institute, and Senate House Library (University of London).
Reference materials spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century, including definitions of musical terms and biographical information on the major classical composers and artists. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music, as well as biographies, chronologies, primary source readings, and critical texts.
Collections of declassified U.S. government documents covering critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century. NEW COLLECTIONS ADDED FOR 2019
Over 1,100 scripts, including accurate and authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays and never-published scripts. Developed through arrangements with Warner Bros., Sony, RKO, MGM, and other major film studios; rights holders such as Faber & Faber, Newmarket Press, Penguin Putnam, StudioCanal, and Vintage Anchor; and the writers themselves, including Paul Schrader, Lawrence Kasdan, Gus Van Sant, Neil LaBute, Oliver Stone, and many others.
Company records; business and personal correspondence; documents pertaining to the purchase, hire, medical care, and provisioning of slave laborers; descriptions of production processes; and journals recounting costs and income.
Business records and personal papers of plantation owners, including ledger books, payroll books, cotton ginning books, work rules, account books, and receipts, as well as family correspondence, diaries, and wills.