circa 1840-1900. The Cornell University Library Making of America Collection is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.
provides instant, single click access to the building blocks of the past. Document links include: speeches, legislation, U.S. Supreme Court decisions, essays, travelers' accounts, personal narratives, etc.