Adam Matthew Digital

Adam Matthew Digital is a publisher of digital primary source collections for the humanities and social sciences. Sourced from leading libraries and archives around the world, our unique research and teaching collections cover a range of subject areas from medieval family life to 20th-century history, literature, and culture.

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A Selection of Adam Matthew Products

American Indian Newspapers

Church Missionary Society Archive

American Indian Newspapers

Discover North American Indigenous journalism spanning two centuries with this major digital resource. American Indian Newspapers presents the publications of a range of communities, with an extensive list of periodicals produced in the United States and Canada, including Alaska, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Nevada and Oklahoma, from 1828 to 2016.

 

Church Missionary Society Archive

A rich repository of source materials on the work of this globally influential organisation, founded in 1799 as an Anglican evangelical movement and is still active today. Scholars of missionary and global history will find this collection an invaluable research source. This varied archive includes records of both the CMS and the many other missionary societies which became associated or amalgamated with it.

 

Colonial America

East India Company

Colonial America

Sourced from The National Archives UK, Colonial America offers access to thousands of documents on North America from 1606-1822. Described as an 'indispensable' resource for researchers of the early modern Atlantic world and winner of Library Journal's 'Best Reference' Award, scholars and researchers have clamoured for access to this material for years. Colonial America offers transformative research possibilities with full-text searching across all manuscript documents using Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR).

 

East India Company

Discover the astonishing history of the East India Company, which at its peak controlled over a quarter of the world's trade and millions of the global populace. From 16th century origins as a trading venture to the East Indies, through to its rise as the world's most powerful company and de facto ruler of India, to its demise amid allegations of greed and corruption—the East India Company was an extraordinary force in global history.

 

Food and Drink in History

Mass Observation Project

Food and Drink in History

From feast to famine, explore five centuries of primary source material documenting the story of food and drink. The story of food and drink is a unique lens through which to view social and cultural history. The materials in this collection illustrate the deep links between food and identity, politics, power, gender, race, and socio-economic status, as well as charting key issues such as agriculture, nutrition, and food production.

 

Mass Observation Project

Explore the history of Britain through three turbulent decades, written by those living through it. Mass Observation Project 1981-2009 provides digital access to a unique life-writing archive, capturing the everyday experiences, thoughts and opinions of people living through the turbulent final decades of the 20th century and the advent of the 21st century. 

 

Medical Services and Warfare

Race Relations in America

Medical Services and Warfare

Explore the history of illness, treatment and disease on international front lines from 1850 to 1949. From the beginning of the Crimean War to the discovery of penicillin, Medical Services and Warfare gathers material from multiple conflicts to build a picture of the experience and development of medical practice as influenced by the wars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 

 

Race Relations in America

Surveys and Papers from The Amistad Research Center, 1943-70. Discover a wealth of primary source material on the Civil Rights Movement, segregation, discrimination and racial theory in America during three pivotal decades of the twentieth century.

 

Sex & Sexuality

Socialism on Film

Sex & Sexuality

Explore changing attitudes towards human sexuality, gender and sexual behaviours in America and beyond, from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Sex & Sexuality covers a broad range of topics and is drawn from leading archives around the world. From papers of leading sexologists, to LGBTQI+ personal histories, the collection is an essential resource for the study of human sexuality, its complexities and its history.

 

Socialism on Film

The Cold War and International Propaganda. Sourced from the British Film Institute (BFI), Socialism on Film documents the communist world, from the Russian Revolution to the end of the Cold War. This unique collection of documentary films, features and newsreels reveals all aspects of life behind the Iron Curtain, as seen by filmmakers from the USSR, Vietnam, Cuba, China, East Germany, Eastern Europe and more. 

 


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