North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries and Oral Histories

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More than 100,000 pages of personal narratives, including letters, diaries, pamphlets, autobiographies, and oral histories, providing a unique and personal view of what it meant to immigrate to North America. The materials begin around 1840 and extend to the present, focusing heavily on the period from 1890 to 1920. Approximately a third of the collection consists of unique, previously unpublished manuscript material, including letters, photographs, diaries, and scrapbooks. At least 2,000 contemporaneous political cartoons are included. 
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yes 
Coursepack notes
YES: You may include material from this resource in course packs, which are compilations of articles for use by students in a class. 
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Allows emails
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Allows ereserves
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Ereserves notes
YES: You may include material from this resource in course management systems like ACORN (Moodle). The licensee and authorized users may incorporate parts of the licensed materials in course management systems like ACORN (Moodle). Linking is also allowed: You can create a persistent electronic link to an individual article or ebook. Instructions for creating a persistent link. 
Allows ill
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Ill notes
YES: Interlibrary loan is a service whereby users from one library may borrow material from another library via post, fax or secure transmission (whereby the electronic file is deleted immediately after printing), for the purposes of research or private study, and not for commercial use. 
Coverage
1840- 
Publisher
Alexander Street Press 
Resource type
Partial Full text Database 
Simultaneous users
Unlimited 
URL
Connect 
Subjects
English, History 
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