Manuscripts, ephemera and rare printed sources digitized from the Everett D. Graff Collection at the Newberry Library, a unique archival collection that provides rich information about Texas, Mexico and the South, as well as Native American culture.
Find historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture from colonial times until 1960. The content is in Spanish (80%) and English (20%), and is searchable in both languages. Materials are drawn from the Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project.
Find primary sources including letters, diaries and accounts, from 1534 to 1850, documenting interactions and encounters among peoples in North America, including American Indians, explorers, traders, and more.
Unlock a wealth of archival primary source materials with a single search, including letters, papers, government documents, oral histories, and much more, covering various topics and periods in U.S. history.
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Documents cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930; and European immigration. Use the Browse Collection tab to search only the Immigration Records collection.
Search the digitized letters, diaries, and oral histories of immigrants to the United States during the 19th and 20th centuries. Materials can be searched by country of origin, occupation of author, reason for immigration, date, place of settlement, and political affiliation.
Find narratives of key events, trends, and movements in diaries, letters, autobiographies and other memoirs, written and oral histories, manifestos, government documents, memorabilia, and scholarly commentary.
Illustrations and descriptions of original rare and historic maps from the University of Arizona Library Map Collection. They portray and chronicle four centuries of mapping from the earliest map of the region in the collection, 1556.
We respectfully acknowledge the University of Arizona is on the land and territories of Indigenous peoples. Today, Arizona is home to 22 federally recognized tribes, with Tucson being
home to the O’odham and the Yaqui. Committed to diversity and inclusion, the University strives to build sustainable relationships with sovereign Native Nations and Indigenous
communities through education offerings, partnerships, and community service