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For 75 years, ProQuest has built its expertise in preserving and widening access to significant research collections. We’ve partnered with an extraordinary range of organizations such as The British Library and the U.S. Library of Congress to bring to scholars’ desktops a portfolio of collections encompassing government, humanities, and historical documents that formerly may have been difficult to retrieve. Researchers will gain an all-around perspective of their topics with content ranging from official government documents to diaries, photographs, and financial records. See the Historical Collections catalog and the Historical Collections Timeline.
Chronicling changing ownership of the UK’s great houses, and affairs of interest to the UK’s upper classes across the 20th century, Country Life Archive (1897 to 2005) focuses on fine art and architecture, society news, and rural living.
Access the research reports commissioned by members of Congress from 1830 to the present to help them understand the issues of the day and keep them informed about matters under the jurisdiction of specific committees.
A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art, together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest’s Arts & Humanities Database.
Click here for the home of ProQuest Obituaries™, which offers more than 10.5 million obituaries and death notices in full-image format from uninterrupted historical archives of top newspapers. An obituary is often the only biographical sketch that was ever devoted to an individual and can provide valuable clues that significantly advance genealogical research. Researchers have long known this, but up until now there's never been a resource exclusively dedicated to providing this treasured, deep historical content online.
Click here for the home of ProQuest History Vault. ProQuest History Vault gives researchers what they need — with access to millions of pages of cross-searchable, full-text/full-image documents including articles, correspondence, government records, and more, documenting the most widely studied topics in eighteenth- through twentieth-century American history.
Access a wide array of documents produced by the federal government from our nation’s founding through the early twentieth century. In addition to offering a record of federal department and agency activities, this collection provides insight into virtually all facets of society.
No other online database offers one place to go for the full text of ALL versions of ALL U.S. public and private bills and resolutions from 1789 to the present. Researchers will no longer need to hunt on multiple sites or turn to print or fiche to find what they are looking for. The comprehensive and extensive coverage is ideal in providing the big picture for researchers in law schools, academic research libraries, and all institutions with a commitment to historic and legal research. Product is offered as a retrospective module from 1789-2013, with new content from 2014 forward available for separate purchase.
Art and Architecture Archive connects researchers with searchable archives of leading trade and consumer magazines, tracing the history of photography, design, fine art, and architecture over the twentieth century.
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.
Primary sources for film, broadcasting, popular music and theatre, 1880-2000