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A Guide to History: Microform Collections

Microform Collections

    • American Culture Series
      Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International 1979
      A large collections of microfilmed books and pamphlets, with a printed index to its contents.
      • Location(s): Shelved in Lower Level - Microfilm under Reprint Series Ref Z 1215 .A583
      1496-1875
    • American Periodicals Series
      Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International 1979
      A collection of periodicals reproduced on microfilm. This library does not own the entire set. A general index, covering the subject matter of different magazines, is available in print form.
      • Location(s): Lower Level - Microfilm PN 4877 .H66 1979
      1741-1900
    • American Women's Diaries
      New Canaan, CT: Readex 1984
      This collection of microfilm reproduces the diaries of women who lived and traveled in the western U.S., New England, and the South.
      • Location(s): Lower Level - Microfilm CT 3260 .A64 1984
    • The Cornell University Collection of Women's Rights Pamphlets
      Wooster, MN: Bell & Howell 1974
      This collection of microfiche contains 117 pamphlets published between 1814 and 1912.
      • Location(s): Lower Level - Microfiche HQ 1236 .C675 1974
      1814-1912
    • FBI File on Malcolm X
      Wilmington: Scholary Resources 1996
      An unusual primary source, reproducing the actual FBI file kept on Malcolm X. Additional FBI surveillance files are available under Microfilm E185.61 .M315 1978. The library owns a similar microfilm collection that covers the FBI file on W.E.B. Du Bois with information the agency collected from 1942 to 1963. These files, though declassified, have been heavily censored and many portions of text are blacked out. Provides not only what the authorities believed was significant evidence on these public figures and their behavior, but insight into how they interpreted that evidence.
      • Location(s): Lower Level - Mircofilm E 185.97 .L5 F23 1996
    • Papers of the NAACP: Part 4, Vorting Rights Campaign, 1916-1950 with supplement: General Office Files, 1956-1965
      Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America 1995
      A firsthand record of the activities of the NAACP in the fight for voting rights. Includes information on voter registration campaigns, reports on the political climate of the times, committee recommendations, accounts of resistance to voter registration campaigns, etc. Indexed by subject and by principal correspondent.
      • Location(s): Lower Level - Microfilm E185.5 .N276 1986, pt.4
      1916-1950

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