Topically-focused, multi-disciplinary digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars, researchers, and students at the college and university level. F&M subscribes only to the following collections:
Includes Columbia University Press; Harvard University Press; Yale University Press; Princeton University Press; New York University Press; Fordham University Press for 2023. For select publishers, content prior to 2013 is also available.
Gives nonprofit organizational grant seekers access to the largest amount of clean and coded philanthropic data that currently exists. Combines exhaustive data with intuitive search functionality and informative data visualizations, interactive maps and charts, RFPs, and key funder and grants insights.
Both a grantseeker's guide and a reference tool for those interested in foundation giving to the individual. Includes scholarships, student loans, fellowships, program development, internships, professorships, arts and cultural projects, research, awards/grants by nomination only and general welfare.
A robust, diverse, informative source on the historical experiences, cultural traditions and innovations, and political status of indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada. Researchers will explore the impact of invasion and colonization on Indigenous Peoples in North America, and the intersection of Indigenous and European histories and systems of knowledge through the use of manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, photographs, motion pictures, images of artwork, and more. Content has been sourced from both American and Canadian institutions and has received direct-from-source permission to digitize newspapers from various tribes and organizations. This archive also features indigenous language materials, including dictionaries, religious texts, and primers.
Archival collections on the history of slavery in America and the rest of the world sourced from more than 60 libraries at institutions such as the Amistad Research Center, Bibliothèque nationale de France, the National Archives, Oberlin College, Oxford University, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, and Yale University. F&M subscribes only to the following collections: Part 3, The Institution of Slavery (1492-1888) Part 4, The Age of Emancipation
Part 3 explores the inner workings of slavery from 1492 to 1888. Through legal documents, plantation records, first-person accounts, newspapers, government records, and other primary sources, this collection reveals how enslaved people struggled against the institution. These rare works explore slavery as a legal and labor system, the relationship between slavery and religion, freed slaves, the Shong Massacre, the Demerara insurrection, and more. Part 4 includes numerous rare documents related to emancipation in the United States, as well as Latin America and the Caribbean. This collection supports the study of many areas, including activities of the federal government in dealing with former slaves and the Freedmen's Bureau, views of political parties and post-war problems with the South, documents of the British and French government on the slave trade, reports from the West Indies and Africa, and other topics.