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Books and E-Books
Bibliotheca Augustana : litteraturae et artis collection
As part of Bibliotheca Augustana, Ulrich Harsch provides an index to full-text versions of literary works dating from the eighth century to the 20th century. Users can perform searches by date, genre, or author. Biographical sketches and photographic images of selected authors are available.
National Library of Russia = Rossiiskaia Natsional'naia Biblioteka
Established in 1795 by Tsarina Catherine the Great, the National Library of Russia , in St. Petersburg (Rossiiskaia natsional'naia biblioteka, Sankt Peterburg) is one of the largest libraries in the world, containing over 34.5 million monographs, journals, newspapers, microforms, etc. Since 1810 it has served as a depository library, receiving a copy of every publication issued in Russia.
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories provides a personal view of what it meant to immigrate to America and Canada. It includes hundreds of thousands of pages of personal narratives, including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories. The materials begin around 1840 and extend to the present, focusing heavily on the period from 1920 to 1980.