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24 August 2015

Adam Matthew invites academics, scholars, librarians and professionals working within the fields of social sciences and/or humanities, who would be interested in contributing to the company blog, to get in touch.The Adam Matthew blog has, so far, focused on the internal musings of colleagues on various Adam Matthew collections and travel, specifically taking an 'Object of the Week' ...

05 August 2015

In collaboration with the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Adam Matthew has today published Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900.This new addition to Adam Matthew’s growing portfolio of digital primary source collections for social history exposes the wealth of printed and visual materials that were produced to educate consumers on health issues and ...

21 July 2015

Adam Matthew signs new agreement with the Amistad Research Center, New Orleans Adam Matthew has today announced an agreement to digitally publish a wealth of documents from the ‘Race Relations Department of the United Church Board for Homeland Ministries, 1943-1970’ held by the Amistad Research Center.Established within the Race Relations Department in 1966 to house the historical records ...

01 July 2015
31st July, Adam Matthew will enable free access to ‘American History in 100 Documents’: one-hundred hand-picked documents and associated analysis of their importance from American History, 1493-1945, sourced exclusively from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York. These primary source documents illustrate some of the key themes of American History during the period covered - African-American History, Women’s History,...
11 June 2015

American History, 1493-1945 is now complete - providing teachers and researchers with access to thousands of exceptionally high-quality digital primary source documents from the renowned Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, New York - one of the most important archives on American history in existence. Spanning over four hundred years, and particularly strong on the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, American History includes c.60,000...

08 June 2015
Medical Services and Warfare, c.1850-1927A selection of personal papers from the Liddle Collection. The Liddle Collection documents and preserves first-hand accounts of individuals who experienced the two World Wars. It was started privately in the early 1970s by the military historian Dr Peter Liddle and was established as part of Leeds University Special Collections in 1988. The ...
27 May 2015

Adam Matthew Digital Re-launches Remarkable Collection of 19th and early 20th Century Materials.(Marlborough, UK 27th May 2015) Bringing the darkened halls, spectacular shows, bawdy burlesque and spiritualist séances of the Victorian era to life is now even easier for students, researchers and teachers with the re-launch of the Victorian Popular Culture portal.Victorian Popular Culture offers ...

22 April 2015

Adam Matthew is proud to congratulate the three winners of the second Annual USC Libraries Research Award, funded by Adam Matthew, who were announced on April 21, 2015.First place honors in the graduate student category was Slavic Languages and Literatures major Natalia Dame for her submission “Russia in Distress, or the Tortured Virgins in the Russian Satirical Journals ...

13 April 2015
Adam Matthew today announced a new agreement with the BFI National Archive (British Film Institute) to publish the Educational and Television Films (ETV) archive of producer and distributor Stanley Forman (1921-2013). Forman, a leading figure in the Communist Party of Great Britain and well-known for collecting and distributing rare footage from behind the ‘Iron Curtain’, established ETV Films ...
01 April 2015
Adam Matthew today announced the launch of Church Missionary Society Periodicals, sourced from the Church Missionary Society (CMS) collection at the Crowther Mission Studies Library, Oxford.Encompassing documents from 1804 to 2009, access to this unique material will enable new research opportunities in the fields of missiology and world Christianity, as well as providing a unique perspective on global history ...
31 March 2015
Our webinars are designed to give you a first look around our newly published resources or explore primary source material around particular themes and ideas.Our schedule for the rest of 2015 is as follows: Church Missionary Society Periodicals, 22nd April 2015 A brand new online portal exploring material on missiology, world Christianity and global history from the Church Missionary ...
24 March 2015

Adam Matthew today announced that UKSG 2015 delegates will be offered free access to the complete Mass Observation Archive.Adam Matthew continues to celebrate the completion of Mass Observation Online – a landmark digital project with the University of Sussex and seven years in development – throughout 2015.UKSG delegates visiting Adam Matthew’s booth 79-80 will receive 30-day free ...

04 March 2015

Adam Matthew has announced the publication of the final section of Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980, marking the completion of this digital collection of previously restricted British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices.These letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activists’ biographies and first-hand accounts of events give unprecedented access to the history ...

25 February 2015

Adam Matthew to release extract of major American History collectionFrom 1st-31st March, Adam Matthew will enable free access to ‘American History in 50 Documents’: fifty hand-picked documents and associated analysis of their importance from the first module of American History, 1493-1945, sourced exclusively from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York.These primary source ...

28 January 2015

Adam Matthew announces exclusive agreement with the Folger Shakespeare Library as part of a new series of theatre-related projectsAdam Matthew is delighted to announce the digitisation of the world’s largest collection of prompt books from the Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington D.C.The agreement is the result of a growing relationship with the Folger Shakespeare Library and means ...

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