Monday, March 10, 2008

Database of the Week: Shaw-Shoemaker

Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819

Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) Digital Edition

Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, Early American Imprints, Series II (1801-1819) provides full-text access to the 36,000 American books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the first nineteen years of the nineteenth century.

This rich primary source database is designed for researchers of varying skill levels, and the interface of this digital edition offers both simple and advanced searching as well as in-depth browsing within sixteen carefully indexed subject categories.

Researchers can study the emergence of American arts and literature, follow the progression of American economic, religious and scientific thought, track the westward expansion, and much more. In addition to its books, pamphlets and broadsides, this collection features many state papers and government materials, including published reports; presidential letters and messages; congressional, state and territorial resolutions.

Try “Lewis & Clark expedition” and see what you find!

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