Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. The University of Dundee has access to the following named collections : Colonial America; Defining Gender; East India Company; Empire Online; Apartheid South Africa and Race Relations in America. This link allows you to search across all these collections, or within one collection.
For off campus access use your University of Dundee username and password.
This database contains 1,303 sources with 1,210 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other materials.
Defining Gender provides access to a collection of original documents relating to gender studies, gathered from Libraries and Archives worldwide. The collection includes letters and diaries; conduct and advice literature; poetry, and pamphlets, and manuscript journals.
For off-campus access use your University of Dundee username and password
This database contains 1,482 authors and over 100,000 pages of letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters. Particular care has been taken to index the material so that it can be used in new ways. For example, you can identify all encounters between the French and the Huron between 1650 and 1700.
An archive of printed ephemera. The collection provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera at the Bodleian Library, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Access is via the UK Federation. Follow the Remote users: login via your home institution link, choose the UK region, and University of Dundee.
Sixties: Primary Document and Personal Narratives 1960-1974This link opens in a new windowThe Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives 1960–1974 brings the 1960s alive through diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary. With 125,000 pages of text and 50 hours of video at completion, this searchable collection is the definitive electronic resource for students and scholars researching this important period in American history, culture, and politics
For off-campus access Login with your University of Dundee username and password
This database provides access to the searchable full text of hundreds of periodicals from the late seventeenth century to the early twentieth, comprising millions of high-resolution facsimile page images. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the social sciences, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture
For off campus access sign in with your University of Dundee username and password.
More than 3.75 million articles from the archives of over 600 journals of major publishers and societies – Brill, Institution of Civil Engineers, Institute of Physics, ProQuest, Oxford University Press and Royal Society of Chemistry. The service also contains the recently digitised ‘Spare Rib’ magazine, available open access.
For off campus access Click on the enter symbol - type or select 'University of Dundee' in the search box and login with your Dundee username and password
Early European Books traces the history of printing in Europe from its origins through to the close of the seventeenth century, offering full-colour, high-resolution facsimile images of rare and hard-to-access printed sources.
For off-campus access select Login through your library or institution, select region United Kingdom(UK Access Management Federation for Education and Research, select institution University of Dundee then login using your University of Dundee username and password
Use this website to view digitised copies of manuscripts and archives in the British Library’s collections. Highlights of the collection include he Harley Golden Gospels, Beowulf, the Silos Apocalypse, Leonardo da Vinci’s Notebook, the Petit Livre d’Amour and the Golf Book.
Manuscripts Online enables you to search a diverse body of online primary resources relating to written and early printed culture in Britain during the period 1000 to 1500. The resources include literary manuscripts, historical documents and early printed books which are located on websites owned by libraries, archives, universities and publishers.
Public records, government documents and legal sources
The Records of the Parliaments of Scotland to 1707 (RPS) is a fully searchable database containing the proceedings of the Scottish parliament from the first surviving act of 1235 to the union of 1707. The culmination of over ten years’ work by researchers from the Scottish Parliament Project based in the School of History at the University of St Andrews, the online edition seeks to make this key historical source freely available to all in a technologically advanced and user-friendly format.
Full-text access to government documents from 1688-2003, with information on social, political, economic and foreign policy. Includes Bills, House Papers and Command Papers, including reports of committees and commissions, accounts and financial returns, statistical information, treaties and foreign correspondence
Select "login through institution", then select United Kingdom and then University of Dundee from the drop-down menu. When promted, log in with your University of Dundee username and password.
Explore past landscapes and visualise change through time with Historic Digimap. Access to scanned maps of Great Britain dating back to 1840 with the ability to view maps from different times side-by-side making visual comparisons easy. The historic map collection is extensive, however map series rarely provide complete coverage of Great Britain.
For off-campus access use your University of Dundee username and password. Additionally, to access the Digimap Historic Map Service, you must first register.