For institutions interested in the permanent retention of scholarly research collections, microform remains the most broadly accepted archival format. Readex microform collections contain a wide range of historical items, including almanacs, books, broadsides, diaries, journals, letters, manuscripts, maps, pamphlets, plays, sermons, speeches and much more.
The American Women's Diaries collection offers first-hand accounts of the lives, contributions and innermost thoughts of women from the colonial period through the turn of the 20th century. Researchers gain new perspectives on a myriad of topics, including daily life and the… Learn more.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 has been hailed as one of the most important collections ever produced on microform. Based on the renowned "American Bibliography" by Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's "Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography," the… Learn more.
Based on the noted "American Bibliography, 1801-1819" by Ralph B. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker, Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819 provides a comprehensive set of American imprints published in the early part of the 19th century.Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker includes many state… Learn more.
It has been said that newspapers represent the first draft of history. As such, Early American Newspapers provides a fascinating glimpse into the nation’s past.This collection began with Clarence Brigham’s "History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820." The core of the collection… Learn more.
Landmarks of Science includes a microfiche collection (Landmarks of Science & Landmarks II Monographs) encompassing five centuries of printed scientific literature, as well as a microfilm collection (Landmarks II-Scientific Journals) featuring material back to the 17th century. It provides thousands of… Learn more.
The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Report has been the United States' principal historical record of political open source intelligence for nearly 70 years. The original mission of the FBIS was to monitor, record, transcribe and translate intercepted radio… Learn more.
To enable scholars and researchers to study the works of dramatists both famous and obscure, to follow the development of the dramatic and theatrical forms and to examine theater as a mirror of society, Readex has produced Nineteenth-Century English and… Learn more.
From the well known to the obscure, Three Centuries of English and American Plays represents a comprehensive resource for the study of drama and social history. Included is every important play published in the English language in England from the… Learn more.