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09 September 2014

This new collection from Adam Matthew provides comprehensive coverage of formerly classified files on the Apartheid Governments of South Africa from 1948-1980. This vast body of primary material provides unprecedented levels of detail with in-depth analysis of events, international reaction and policy dilemmas, accompanied by numerous first-hand accounts and reports. The collection starts with the implementation of Apartheid by the National Party...

20 August 2014
Adam Matthew are delighted to announce the launch of their latest resource, American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965. This truly unique collection showcases the market research reports and supporting documents of Ernest Dichter, the era’s foremost consumer analyst and market research pioneer, which are held at the Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware.Ernest Dichter (...
20 August 2014

An exciting opportunity to join a successful and rapidly growing digital publisher of academic resources in the arts and humanities.As part of a small and friendly team, you will work across a range of subject areas including literature, history and cultural studies. You will lead the development of new products providing digitised primary source content to aid teaching and ...

10 July 2014

While archives across the UK are recognizing the potential of digitization to unlock their treasures, the realities of a large-scale digitization project can be daunting for any institution. This article will explore how partnerships between publishers and archives can help the latter face the challenges of getting content digitized. It will take a look behind the ...

29 April 2014

Adam Matthew is pleased to announce the launch of the update to its American West resource.American West – a resource sourced from the Everett D. Graff collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago – was released in 2008, enabling research into the development of the American West and offering fascinating insights into overland travel, wagon trails, railroads, Native Americans, ...

25 April 2014

Adam Matthew announces an exclusive agreement with California State University, Fresno to digitize the Donald G. Larson CollectionAdam Matthew, today announced the digitisation of one of the largest World’s Fairs collections in the world: the Donald G. Larson Collection at the Henry Madden Library, California State University, Fresno.“We are delighted to be partnering with Adam Matthew on their ...

01 March 2014
Adam Matthew, today announced that The First World War Portal is the latest Adam Matthew collection to be awarded ‘Best Reference’ by Library Journal.Each year, Library Journal evaluates over 8,000 books, e-books, audio books, videos/DVDs, databases, systems and websites, awarding the prestigious ‘Best Reference’ accolade to a select few. Featuring in Library Journal’s annual ‘Best ...
05 December 2013

Last month saw the launch of China, America and the Pacific, a multi-library resource documenting the trading and cultural relationships between these regions during the period 1700-1900. An extensive range of material from 12 leading international libraries includes ships’ logbooks, rare newspapers and printed books, manuscript sources, historic maps, objects and artworks, ephemera and visual material.The project ...

27 November 2013
Adam Matthew to publish unique papers on a turbulent period of South African history Adam Matthew today announced an agreement with The National Archives (TNA), Kew - the UK government’s official repository - to digitize and publish all TNA materials relating to South Africa during the apartheid era.These formerly restricted documents provide unprecedented levels of detail and scope with first-...
18 November 2013
New Agreement provides hundreds of thousands of pages of unique materials on American social and cultural history and literature across Texas.(Marlborough, England – November 18th, 2013) Today we announced a major new agreement with the Texas State Libraries and Archives Commission (TSLAC) to provide permanent access to two Adam Matthew online collections via the TexShare consortium.The bid, announced by ...
25 October 2013
We are delighted to announce the release of The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment - the second module available within the 'First World War Portal'.Covering significant themes from recruitment and training to morale, efforts to control public opinion through censorship to the development of various forms of propaganda, The First World War: Propaganda and Recruitment, projects a ...
14 October 2013
With the centenary of the Great War on the horizon, the second resource within our First World War digital portal, Propaganda and Recruitment, is due for release later this month. Building on the rich and extensive material within our first resource, Personal Experiences, this new collection offers a vast and fascinating array of primary documents relating to various forms of ...
23 September 2013
Adam Matthew today announced the signing of an agreement with the world’s oldest and best known holiday provider, Thomas Cook, to digitize their archive as part of a forthcoming digital resource on the history of Mass Tourism and Leisure.Thomas Cook, one of history’s great brands - and perhaps the first truly multinational corporation - is synonymous with the rise ...
17 September 2013
We are delighted to announce that Adam Matthew has signed an agreement with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History in New York, to digitize and publish the Gilder Lehrman Collection (GLC): one of the most important archives on American history in existence.Spanning from 1493 until the twentieth century, and particularly strong on the Revolutionary and Civil War periods, ...
12 September 2013
In the same week that California celebrates Native American Day (Friday 27th September), Adam Matthew will launch our latest resource American Indian Histories and Cultures, containing material digitized from the Edward E. Ayer collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago – one of the strongest archival collections on American Indian history in the world.Native American Day is a state holiday that ...
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