Art and architecture digital magazines archive. Full document image format.
Coverage from 1860 to 2005
Digitized backfiles of art and architecture magazines and trade publications from the 20th century. Covering sub-disciplines from fine and applied arts to interior design, industrial design, and landscape gardening. Issues are scanned from cover to cover in high resolution color and presented in page image format with fully searchable text. Includes each issue from volume 1, issue 1, up to a termination point of 2005 or 2015 (the latter for publications added more recently to the database). Due to the rarity of some original print volumes, there are small gaps (issues or pages) in some publications.
Excellent art reference works, including the peer-reviewed Grove® Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Covers ancient to contemporary art and architecture. Includes images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures.
Primary sources covering American art and artists, including diaries, letters, manuscripts, photographs, films, audio recordings, video recordings, and oral histories documenting the history of the visual arts in America.
Scholarly journals, magazines, and books covering the history of the world from 1400 to the present (excluding the history of the United States and Canada, which are covered in America: History and Life).
Books, periodicals, and pamphlets on women's history and the evolution of feminism. Covers four centuries and 15 languages, with publications from the U.S., U.K., Canada, New Zealand, and continental Europe.
Two collections in this database:
The Periodical Series: This segment represents about 25 percent of the material in the database. It comprises 265 titles, including The Suffragist (1913-21) and The Women's Protest Against Woman Suffrage (1912-18).
Monograph Language Series: These 4,471 monographs and pamphlets make up about 75 percent of the collection. Included are 2,336 titles tracing suffragism in the English-speaking world. The collection will soon include 929 German titles that document the history of organized movements in Germany and Switzerland, and 734 French titles that cover women's issues from Gallic times through World War II.
Complete archives of consumer magazines published for a female audience, including Good Housekeeping and Ladies Home Journal. These magazines cover family life, home economics, health, careers, fashion, and culture, and provide canonical records of evolving assumptions about gender roles and cultural mores. Publications are in high-resolution color.
Conference proceedings, organization reports, publications, and websites of women's non-governmental organizations. Also includes letters, diaries, and memoirs of women active internationally since the mid-nineteenth century, as well as photographs and videos of major events and activists in the history of women’s international social movements.
Primary sources, including photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc., documenting the women's history in the US. Materials range from Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s. From Middle Tennessee State University.