Selected Microform Sets
Black Abolitionist Papers, 1830-1865
LIB WEST, Microforms E 449 .B531
Collection of African American collective biographies published before 1950, profiling teachers, journalists, authors, religious personages, sports figures, artists, and representatives from all areas of African American culture and society.
Bureau of Social Hygiene Project and Research Files, 1913-1940: a collection of the Rockefeller Archives Center of Rockefeller University
LIB WEST, Microforms HV 99.N6 B853 1980
A collection of studies undertaken by, as well as files relating to the administration of, one of the earliest privately funded social science research institutions in the U.S.; project information, general subject information, and the files of criminologist Leonard Harrison.
31 reels with Guide
Carter Family Papers, 1659-1797, in the Sabine Hall Collection
LIB WEST, Microforms 929.2 C325cc
Land documents, correspondence and diaries of Landon Carter and his son, Robert Wormely Carter, held in the Sabine Hall Collection of the University of Virginia Library.
4 reels with Guide
Civil Rights During the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969
LIB WEST, Microforms JC 599.U5 C51 1984
Part I-- The White House Central Files
Part II-- Equal Opportunity Employment Commission: Administrative History
Part III--Oral Histories
Part IV--Records of the White House Conference on Civil Rights, 1965-1966
Part V-- Records of the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Commission)
Documents focusing on the civil rights movement of the 1960s, and detailing the activities of the federal government, the executive branch, and prominent individuals. The papers include subject, name, chronological, and confidential files from the central files of the White House, material from the administrative histories files of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, and transcripts of oral histories, also from the Library. Files of the White House Conference on Civil Rights and records of the Kerner Commission document the riots that occurred in the United States in the 1960s.
41 reels with Guides
Communist Infiltration of the SCLC, FBI Investigation File, 1957-1983
LIB WEST, Microforms E 185.5.S68 C651 1983
A collection of over 95,000 monographs, pamphlets, and broadsides printed in America between 1639 and 1819, based on Charles Evans' American Bibliography, excluding periodicals.
Many of the works in this microfilm collection are referenced in The English Short Title Catalogue. ESTC describes works printed in any language in England or its dependencies from the beginning of printing through the end of the eighteenth century, as well as works printed in English anywhere else in the world during that period.
Early American Periodicals Index to 1850
LIB WEST, Microforms 051 E12 Microprint
Index to 340 American magazines published through 1850. Compiled as a WPA project, the 650,000 entires are not always standardized. There are indexes to General Prose, Fiction, Poetry, Book Reviews, Songs, LC Subjects.
LIB WEST, Microforms HQ 1154 .H431 1972
A collection of 821 newsletters, journals, and newspapers published by and about women's liberation, civic, professional, religious and peace groups, from the Women's History Research Center in Berkeley, California. Most material was published between 1968 and 1974 in the United States.
23 reels with Guide
History of women
LIB WEST, Microforms HQ 1121 .H581
Collection of literature on and by women to 1920. Reels are organized by document genre:
Reels 1-934: Printed books
Reels 935-962: Pamphlets
Reel 963: Photographs
Reels 964-995: Manuscripts
Reels P1-P253: Periodicals
1248 reels with Guide:
The History of women : an alphabetic index to the microfilm collection. 3 vols.
v. 1. Monographs, thru 1869
v. 2. Monographs, 1870-1900
v. 3. Monographs and pamphlets, 1870-1920. Manuscripts, photographs and periodicals, through 1920
LIB WEST, Reference HQ 1121 .H581 Index
Search the Library's online catalog using the tribal name as keyword:
example: "indian census" and cheyenne
census and navajo
A microfiche collection of almost 16,000 pamphlets. While all periods of U.S. history up to the 1970s are represented, most documents were issued between 1820 and 1970. The pamphlet is known as a “democratic medium:” almost anyone could publish one. These documents frequently reflect social protest, lobbying efforts, new political ideologies, and the cause celebre. Types of pamphlets include campaign literature, memoirs, personal narratives, published letters, travel accounts, eulogies, commemorative addresses, sermons, obituaries, biographies, autobiographies, published diaries, journals, speeches, legal decisions, trade-union leaflets. Well-known documents are represented, as well as previously neglected sources, providing a balanced view of the diverse opinions and concerns of the American people.
Pamphlets in American history : a bibliographic guide to the microform collection Indexes to the collection are by Author, Title, Chronology, and Subject. Individual titles can be searched in the Library's online catalog under the series title, followed by the Section Category:
Pamphlets in american history Cooperative societies
Pamphlets in american history Indians
Pamphlets in american history Labor
LIB WEST, Microform Guides Z 1236 .P27 1979
Papers of the NAACP
LIB WEST, Microforms E 185.61 G 861
The Papers of Albert Gallatin [1761-1849]
LIB WEST, Microforms 973.4 G164p
Over 100,000 items from the W.E.B. Du Bois Collection at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst; primarily correspondence, but also speeches, published works (fiction and non-fiction), photographs, and memorabilia.
Province in Rebellion, a documentary history of the founding of the Commonweath of Massachusetts, 1774-1775
LIB WEST, Microforms 974.402 P969
Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War
LIB WEST, Microforms HD 1471.U5 R431 1985
Numerous manuscript collections pertaining to plantation life in the Southern States from the late 1700s through the late 1800s. Includes slave records and correspondence of plantation owners.
Series A: Selections from the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina.
Part 1. The Papers of James Henry Hammond, 1795-1865. 15 reels.
Part 2. Miscellaneous Collections. 26 reels.
Series B: Selections from the South Carolina Historical Society. 10 reels.
Series C: Selections from the Library of Congress.
Part 1. Virginia. 8 reels.
Part 2. Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. 5 reels.
Series D: Selections from the Maryland Historical Society. 14 reels.
Series E: Selections from the University of Virginia Library.
Part 1. Virginia plantations. 39 reels.
Part 2. <without individual title> 26 reels.
Part 3. <without individual title> 30 reels.
Selected Microform Sets
Social and political status of women in Britain: radical and reforming periodicals for and by women
Women’s periodicals, covering all aspects of British emancipationist activities between the passing of the Married Woman’s Property Act in 1870 and the gaining of full, universal suffrage in 1928. A wide range of viewpoints, from the evangelical and strongly pacifist Free Church Suffrage Times (1813-1915), to the highly political Women’s Franchise (1907-1911) and the internationalist journal Woman Worker (1926-1927) published by the Communist Party of Great Britain. Contributors include Beatrice Webb, Millicent Fawcett, Philip Snowden, and H.N. Brailsford.
Series 1: Rare political, reforming and professional journals for and by women
LIBRARY WEST, Microform Area HQ 1101 .S6
Church League for women's suffrage 1918-1928 (reel 1)
Church militant 1918-1924 (reel 2-3)
Conservative and unionist women's franchise review 1910-1916 (reel 4)
Free church suffrage times 1913-1915 (reel 5)
Coming day 1916-1920 (reel 5)
Independent suffragette 1916-1917 (reel 5)
Shafts 1892-1896 (reel 6-7)
Suffragist 1909 (reel 7)
Woman 1887 (reel 7)
Woman: Aweekly journal embodying female interests 1872 (reel 8)
Social review 1872 (reel 8)
Woman's opinion 1874 (reel 9)
Woman's franchise 1907-1911 (reel 9-10)
Woman's gazette and weekly news 1888-1891 (reel 11)
Woman's signal 1894-1899 (reel 12-15)
Woman's signal budget 1894-1895 (reel 16)
Woman's tribune 1906 (reel 16)
Woman and progress 1906-1907 (reel 16)
Woman worker 1926-1927 (reel 17)
Woman and work 1874-1876 (reel 17)
Women folk 1909 (reel 17)
Woman's suffrage 1907 (reel 17)
Series 1: Rare political, reforming and professional journals for and by women
Part Two: 1858-1935.
LIBRARY WEST, Microform Area HQ1101 .S62
Barmaid 1891-1892 (reel 33)
British workwoman out and at home 1863-1896 (reels 18-20)
Business girl 1912 (reel 33)
Conservative woman 1921-1929 (reels 21-22)
Dilution of labour bulletin 1916-1918 (reel 22)
Domestic news 1915-1920 (reel 24)
Domestic servant's advertiser 1913 (reel 33)
Enterprise club magazine 1912-1913 (reel 25)
Federation news 1921-1924 (reel 31)
Feminine life 1921-1922 (reel 24)
Friend of women's suffrage 1914 (reel 25)
Home and politics 1920-1930 (reel 24)
Humanity 1913-1914 (reel 25)
Irish schoolmistress and female teacher's assistant 1891 (reel 25)
Journal 1893 (reel 25)
Journal of the University Association of Women Teachers 1892-1895 (reel 25
Journal of the Women's Education Union 1873-1881 (reel 26)
Kettledrum 1869 (reel 29)
Liberal woman's news 1924-1935 (reel 31-32)
Monthly news of the Conservative and Unionist Women's
Franchise Reform Association 1914-1918 (reel 35)
Monthly news of the Conservative Women's Reform Association 1919-1924 (reel 35)
Official report of the Central Conference of Women Workers 1900; 1911 (reel 28)
Semptress 1855 (reel 28)
Suffragette news sheet 1916 (reel 35)
Taxette 1920-1923 (reel 35)
War-worker 1917-1919 (reel 28)
Waverly 1858 (reel 36)
Woman clerk 1919-1921 (reel 36)
Woman journalist 1910-1920 (reel 28)
Woman teacher 1911-1912 (reel 36)
Woman's advocate 1874 (reel 36)
Woman's year book 1923-1924 (reel 30)
Women's industrial news 1895-1919 (reels 37-38)
Women's liberal magazine 1920 (reel 31)
Women's opinion 1915 (reel 33)
Women's world (reel 29)
Working gentlewoman's journal 1909-1910 (reel 33)
Series 1 Rare political, reforming and professional journals for and by women
Part Three 1870-1939.
LIBRARY WEST HQ1101 .S623
Anti suffrage review 1908-1918 (reels 43-44)
Catholic citizen 1918-1939 (reels 49-51)
Catholic suffragist 1916-1917 (reel 49)
Catholic Women's Suffrage Society 1912-1915 (reel 49)
Freewoman 1912 (reels 44-45)
Modern woman and her work 1915-1916 (reel 45)
National Council of Women news 1923-1930 (reels 52-54)
National Union of Woment Workers of Great Britain and Ireland
Woman engineer 1919-1936 (reel 55)
Women workers quarterly magazine 1891-1923 (reels 39-42)
Women's suffrage journal 1870-1890 (reels 46-48)
English Literary Periodicals, c. 1681-1914
LIBRARY WEST, Microforms Area (3rd floor)
AP 3 .E55
A collection of 233 titles covering British life and culture, not only literary works. Contributors and editors include Addison, Defoe, Eliot, Goldsmith, Hunt, Johnson, Lamb, Mill, Tennyson.
969 reels, 5,255 volumes.
ACCESS: A cumulative index, Accessing English Literary Periodicals, A Guide to the Microfilm Collection, provides access by title, subject, editor, and reel number.
LIBRARY WEST, Reference
Z 692 .S5 U56 1981