ABOUT ADAM MATTHEW
Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world.
Our award winning collections span the social sciences and humanities and cover a multitude of topics ranging from Medieval family life and Victorian medicine to 1960s pop culture and global politics.
We collaborate with leading libraries and academics to produce powerful research and dynamic teaching collections for universities, colleges and libraries – our editorial mission is to enhance any learning environment.
Adam Matthew is pleased to announce an agreement with the Stationers’ Company to digitize and publish their entire records – hailed by academics as one of the most important sources on the history of printing, publishing, and bookselling.
Containing extremely rare documents relating to the book trade dating from 1554 to the 20th century, the Stationers’ Company archive is an invaluable source of research material for historians and literary scholars. Digitization of the archive enables
When most African American migrants connected freedom with the North, “the mecca was Chicago.” In 1910, Chicago’s 40,000 black residents were scattered throughout a city of two million. But by the 1960s, African Americans made up one third of the city’s three million and were largely segregated within ghettoes on the South and West sides of town.