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Court of Common Pleas: the National Archives, Cp40 1399-1500

Court of Common Pleas: the National Archives, Cp40 1399-1500

Free source

The records of this central common law court for the fifteenth century; records held by The National Archives with the class of CP40. Hitherto unpublished, the database was first produced as part of the AHRC-funded 'Londoners and the Law' project (AHRC AR119247). It was further augmented by the 'London women and the economy before and after the Black Death' project (ESRC RES-00-22-3343) and with funding from the Marc Fitch Fund.

 

The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2010

The Economist Historical Archive 1843-2010

The Economist Historical Archive ('EHA') is the fully searchable complete facsimile edition of The Economist, the weekly paper which is essential reading for anyone engaged in politics, current affairs and all aspects of business and trade worldwide. Containing every issue since its launch in 1843 and more than 600,000 pages, EHA offers full-colour images, multiple search indexes, topic and area supplements and surveys. Altogether this is an unrivalled multidisciplinary primary source for researching and teaching the 19th and 20th centuries.

Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010

Financial Times Historical Archive 1888-2010

The Financial Times Historical Archive is the complete searchable facsimile run of the world's most authoritative daily business newspaper. Every article and advertisement ever printed in the paper, since it was first published in 1888, can be searched and browsed individually and page by page. This is an essential, comprehensive and unbiased research tool for everyone studying public affairs, and economic and financial history of the last 120 years.

Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

Access  Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies

Instruction for access:

  1. Remote access configuration
  2. Register
  3. Request access to watch the first video, all other videos will be accessible once you get the permission

The Fortunoff Archive currently holds more than 4,400 testimonies, which are comprised of over 12,000 recorded hours of videotape. Testimonies were produced in cooperation with thirty-six affiliated projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Israel. The Fortunoff Archive and its affiliates recorded the testimonies of willing individuals with first-hand experience of the Nazi persecutions, including those who were in hiding, survivors, bystanders, resistants, and liberators. Testimonies were recorded in whatever language the witness preferred, and range in length from 30 minutes to over 40 hours (recorded over several sessions).

 

The Fortunoff Archive currently holds more than 4,400 testimonies, which are comprised of over 12,000 recorded hours of videotape. Testimonies were produced in cooperation with thirty-six affiliated projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Israel. The Fortunoff Archive and its affiliates recorded the testimonies of willing individuals with first-hand experience of the Nazi persecutions, including those who were in hiding, survivors, bystanders, resistants, and liberators. Testimonies were recorded in whatever language the witness preferred, and range in length from 30 minutes to over 40 hours (recorded over several sessions).

 

LLMC - Law Library Microform Consortium

LLMC - Law Library Microform Consortium

LLMC-Digital offers a wide range of archival material from state, federal, and territorial governments, as well as from various Anglo-American collections, and foreign andlL international jurisdictions. 

Available in this database are rare legal materials from various countries such as India and mandate Palestine (like the  1919-33 Palestine Collection of Judgments) as well as ancient legal systems.

There are also some multi- jurisdictional collections in LLMC, namely British Empire Studies, Canon Law, Military Law, and Native American Law.

Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926

Making of Modern Law: Foreign, Comparative and International Law 1600-1926

The databases includes digitized titles from Yale, George Washington And Collombia libraries on international law, comparative law, foreign law, Roman law, Islamic law, Jewish law and ancient law.

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

Making of Modern Law: Legal Treatises 1800-1926

The Making of Modern Law is a comprehensive full text collection of Anglo-American legal treatises, providing digital images of thousands (about 22,000) of legal treatises on American and British law published between 1800 and 1926. It includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, and speeches

Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970

Middle East Online: Arab-Israeli Relations, 1917-1970

Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970 offers the widest range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1.137,000 pages of source documents.
The documents are predominantly in English, but the database contains files in 14 languages.
Here mayor policy statements are set out in their fullest context, following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, British diplomacy towards Israel and the Arab States.

The Database also contains British Mandate legislation relavant to Israeli law.

Subjects: Political, diplomatic and military history of the Middle East in the 20th century, Arab-Israely conflict

Nuremberg Trials

Nuremberg Trials

A digization project by the Harvard Law Library of the materials of the Nuremberg Trials. 
The Collection includes trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers.

The Nuremberg Trials Project currently provides access to the following materials for three United States Nuremberg Military Tribunals, NMT 1 (U.S.A. v. Karl Brandt et al.), NMT 2 (U.S.A. v. Erhard Milch), and NMT 4 (U.S.A. v. Pohl et al.):

A database of 5,842 descriptions of trial documents, enabling search by document title, author, defendant, evidence code number, exhibit number, date, transcript page number, and other fields.
32,511 pages, digitized in color, of all prosecution and defense trial documents and related evidence file documents.
The keyed text of the first seven days of court proceedings in the NMT 1 trial transcript (through December 13, 1946: approximately 500 pages).
An introduction to the project, the trials, the documents, and the transcripts.
Links between these various elements.

This is a free source.

Oxford Historical Treaties

Oxford Historical Treaties

Oxford Historical Treaties (OHT) is the premier resource for historical treaty research and home to the full text of The Consolidated Treaty Series, the only comprehensive collection of treaties of all nations concluded from 1648 through 1919. Available via the Oxford Public International Law platform

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and the Law

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture and the Law

This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. 

This HeinOnline collection brings together a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery. 

 

The Times Digital Archives

Access The Times Digital Archives

The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 (1785-2014) years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage.

U.K. Parliamentary Papers

UK Parliamentary Papers includes the complete file of House of Commons Parliamentary Papers from 1715-2010, including Command Papers, Bills, Hansard, Reports of Committees, Reports of Commissioners, Accounts and other House of Commons Papers.  The 18th Century Collection includes supplementary material from the House of Lords, including pre-Hansard debates, House of Commons and House of Lords Journals, and other rare legislative material. 

Contents

Bills and Acts 1695-2010

Command Papers 1833-2010

House of Commons Papers 1715-2010

House of Lords Papers 1714-1805

Hansard 1803-2005

Journals 1688-1834

Debates 1744-1805

Histories and Proceedings 1660-1743

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