Librarian

David Dressing
1201E Hesburgh Library
631-2472
ddressin@nd.edu


Related Subjects

American Studies
History (U.S. and Canada)
Anthropology
Sociology
Psychology
Political Science

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  • 20th century African-American poetry (see Twentieth century African-American poetry) View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text Resource
    A collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African-American poets of the 20th century; complete text of each poem with any integral ... []
  • African studies companion online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    An annotated guide which lists print and electronic information resources in African studies. Provides many links to online resources. ... []
  • African writers series View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Key texts of modern African literature, published under the Heinemann African Writers Series imprint, including fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional ... []
  • African-American poetry View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Contains nearly 3,000 poems by African-American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Usage info: Licensed for four simultaneous users. ... []
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  • American broadsides and ephemera. Series I View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Based on the American Antiquarian Society's landmark collection ... offers fully searchable facsimile images of approximately 15,000 broadsides printed ... []
  • American Civil War research database View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Contains indexed, searchable information on over 4 million soldiers and thousands of battles, together with 15,000 photographs. ... In addition to 222 ... []
  • American state papers, 1789-1838 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1789-1838
    Search or browse U.S. congressional materials originating from 1789 and covering through 1838, including 1st Congress, 1st Session through 25th Congress, ... []
  • Black abolitionist archive View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Searchable database of digitized original source materials containing editorials, speeches, and news reports by and relating to African American abolitionists ... []
  • Black drama View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 1850-present
    Contains the full text of more than 1,400 plays, written from the 1850s to the present, by more than 200 playwrights from North America, English-speaking ... []
  • Black short fiction and folklore View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Contains thousands of stories, folktales, and works of short fiction by African, African American, and Caribbean authors.
  • Black thought and culture View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "source for the published works of numerous historically important black leaders. Along with well-known works, the collection features approximately 5,000 ... []
  • Black women in America View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Black women writers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Literature and essays written by black women from Africa and the African Diaspora. A tool for understanding the feminine perspective on the diversity and ... []
  • Caribbean literature View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "a searchable collection of poetry and fiction produced in the region during the 19th and 20th centuries. ... numerous rare and hard-to-find works written ... []
  • Concise Oxford companion to African American literature View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Early American imprints. Series I, Evans, 1639-1800 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Covering American history and literature from the colonial period through the 18th century, this database of some 37,000 titles is a full-text digitization ... []
  • Early American imprints. Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Covering every aspect of American life during the early decades of the United States, this database provides full-text access to 36,000 American books, ... []
  • Encyclopedia of Africa View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Entries focus on African history and culture and are based on the 5-volume print publication: Africana : the encyclopedia of the African and African American ... []
  • Frederick Douglass papers at the Library of Congress View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    The first release of the Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress contains approximately 2,000 items relating to Douglass's life as an escaped ... []
  • In motion View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A new interpretation of African American history over the last 400 years which includes essays, books, articles, manuscripts, illustrations, lesson plans, ... []
  • In the first person View Full RecordFree ResourceFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides in-depth indexing of more than 2,500 collections of oral history in English from around the world. With future releases, the index will broaden ... []
  • JSTOR ebook collection View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: 2013-
    A collection of scholarly books in the areas of humanities and social sciences.
  • Latin American women writers View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "an extensive searchable collection of prose, poetry, and drama composed by women writing in Mexico, Central America, and South America. Also included ... []
  • Oral history online View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Provides indexing to English language oral histories held in repositories and collections; includes interview-level records (some with full text; some ... []
  • Oxford companion to Black British history View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
  • Sabin Americana, 1500-1926 View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    "Based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography [Bibliotheca Americana: A Dictionary of Books Relating to America from Its Discovery to the Present Time], ... []
  • Social theory View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Full-text searchable books and articles by major and minor social thinkers of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
  • Trans-Atlantic slave trade View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Mode of access: CD-ROM in Reserve Book Room.
    Call Number: HESB RES Electronic HT 1322 .T74 1999
    Contains records of 27,233 trans-Atlantic slave ship voyages made between 1595 and 1866. Allows tracking by time period and geographic region. Includes ... []
  • Twentieth century African-American poetry View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    A collection of poetry written by the most important and influential African-American poets of the 20th century; complete text of each poem with any integral ... []
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  • United States congressional serial set View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Coverage: years 1817-1994
  • Virginia Company archives View Full RecordND-onlyFull Text ResourceND Catalog Record
    Documentation for the founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London, 1606-1624. Includes the ... []