Alumni Databases M - Z

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Database Subject Description

Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963


Provides access to documents from the highest level of the British Government during the Macmillan Administration, 1957-1963. 

Mass Observation Online

History, Sociology

Examines everyday British life in the 1930s and 1940s, papers of the Mass Observations Organization.

Medieval Family Life

History, Family Studies

Only five major letter collections, those of the Paston, Stonor, Plumpton, Armburgh, and Cely families, exist from 15th century England made available digitally for the first time.

Medieval Travel Writing


An extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing.

The Nixon Years, 1969-1974

History, Political Science

Provides complete files from The (British) National Archives, Kew, for the entire period of the Nixon administration, 1969-1974.

North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

History, Genealogy

A personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada with personal narratives, including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories from 1840 to the present.

North American Indian Thought and Culture

Anthropology, First Nations Studies, Genealogy

Includes biographies, auto-biographies, personal narratives, speeches, diaries, letters, and oral histories.

North American Theatre Online


Hundreds of thousands of records with rich information about authors, plays, theatres, productions, production companies, casts, and related information.

North American Women's Drama

Theatre, Women's Studies

Full-text plays written from colonial times to the present by women from the United States and Canada.

North American Women's Letters and Diaries

History, Genealogy

A large collection of women's diaries and correspondence from Colonial times to 1950, providing a detailed record of what women and their lives.

Oral History Online

History, Genealogy

A landmark index to English language oral histories, with indexed oral histories that are publicly available on the Web, held by repositories, and archives around the world.

Perdita Manuscripts: Women Writers, 1500-1700

Literature, History, Women’s Studies

"Perdita" means "lost woman". The database identifies and describes all manner of manuscript writing by early modern women in the British Isles during the 16th and 17th centuries from diaries to works of drama

Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975

History, Sociology, Political Science

Material relating to the social and cultural history of Britain and America during a period of 1950 and 1975. This resource offers access key topics and major events of the period.

Project Muse

Literary Theory

Full-text collection of humanities and social science journals.

SAGE Online

Science, Social Sciences, Medical Science, Humanities

A collection of peer-reviewed journals in various fields all published by SAGE. Includes abstracts and table of contents of all Sage published journals and provides full text access to subscribed titles.

Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007


Original manuscripts and rare printed materials.

Theatre in Video


Documentaries representing a range of periods and nationalities.

Travel Writing, Spectacle and World History

History, Women’s Studies

Women's travel diaries and correspondence from the Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University from 1818 to the 1970s.

Twentieth Century North American Drama


Contains plays from the United States and Canada. 

Victorian Popular Culture: A Portal

History, Scoiology

Collection of rare books, ephemera and visual material relating to the world of travelling entertainment, which brought spectacle to vast audiences across Britain, American, and Europe in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

Virginia Company Archives

History, Business, Economics

This collection provides a rich source for the study of trade between Britain and America. It documents the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624.

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 (basic edition)

Women's Studies, History

Contains thousands of exhaustively indexed pages of books, pamphlets, and related materials that provide in-depth access to the published histories and records of women's reform organizations in the United States.

Women in The National Archives

History, Women’s Studies

This resource is comprised of a finding aid to women's studies resources in the (British) National Archives, Kew and original documents on the suffrage question in Britain, the Empire, and colonial territories.