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American Periodicals, 18th Century.

AMERICAN PERIODICALS, 18TH CENTURY.

Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1946
American periodical series I
33 reel(s)

The eighty-eight titles in this collection trace the early evolution of the American periodical. It begins with two short-lived periodicals published in 1741 by Andrew Bradford and Benjamin Franklin, and extends through the increasing magazine activity after the Revolution. Four of the era's most important and longest-lived periodicals are included: the Columbian Magazine and the American Museum, both of Philadelphia, the Massachusetts Magazine of Boston, and the New-York Magazine. Subjects covered include politics and government, slavery, religion, books, and European news. Sentimental fiction, much of which was serialized, and Revolutionary pamphlets are also included. Titles are arranged alphabetically on the film.

FILM BOOK 0005

Guides:

Hoornstra, Jean. American periodicals, 1741-1900 : an index to the microfilm collections–American periodicals 18th century, American periodicals, 1800-1850, American periodicals, 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction

This guide contains a title, general subject, editor, and reel index. The title index provides full bibliographic information and notes on character and content. Titles with holdings information are entered in the online catalog, MERLIN. Many of the titles are indexed in Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature. Also, additional author, title, and subject access is provided by the Early American Periodicals Index to 1850 (MICPT 016.05).

Chielens, Edward E. American literary magazines : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Index to Early American Periodicals to 1850

Nineteenth century readers’ guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899

An author, subject and illustrator index to the material in fifty-one periodicals (1003 volumes), and index to the book reviews and a title index to the short stories, novels, plays and poems

Poole’s index to periodical literature

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform, Revolutionary War Microforms

American Periodicals, 1800-1850.

AMERICAN PERIODICALS, 1800-1850.

Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1966
American periodical series II

The spirit of nationalism and of westward expansion runs throughout the periodical publications of this prolific period, which marked the beginning of a distinctly American literature. Religious periodicals and magazines for women and children were numerous during this period. Godey's Lady's Book, the Juvenile Port-Folio, the Saturday Evening Post, and the New-York Mirror are representative of the most significant periodicals of the time. Because the arrangement is not alphabetical, the title index in the guide must be used to locate specific periodicals. Periodicals are one of the main sources that reflect American public opinion of the period.

Reels 1-1966

FILM BOOK 0006

Guides:

Hoornstra, Jean. American periodicals, 1741-1900 : an index to the microfilm collections–American periodicals 18th century, American periodicals, 1800-1850, American periodicals, 1850-1900, Civil War and Reconstruction

This guide contains a title, general subject, editor, and reel index. The title index provides full bibliographic information and notes on character and content. Titles with holdings information are entered in the online catalog, MERLIN. Many of the titles are indexed in Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature. Also, additional author, title, and subject access is provided by the Early American Periodicals Index to 1850 (MICPT 016.05).

Chielens, Edward E. American literary magazines : the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Index to Early American Periodicals to 1850

Nineteenth century readers’ guide to periodical literature, 1890-1899

An author, subject and illustrator index to the material in fifty-one periodicals (1003 volumes), and index to the book reviews and a title index to the short stories, novels, plays and poems

Poole’s index to periodical literature

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

British Library Eighteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (Estc).

British Library EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SHORT TITLE CATALOGUE (ESTC).

London: British Library,
113 fiche

An uncatalogued guide is available in the Special Collections office.

MICF 1163

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Early American Imprints, 1639-1800.

EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS, 1639-1800.

New York: Readex Microprint, 1955
31000 card(s)

This collection is a reproduction of the complete texts of approximately 42,000 books, pamphlets, and broadsides listed in Charles Evans' American Bibliography. Evans attempted to locate and describe everything printed in America up to 1800. Readex researchers added 12,000 works overlooked by Evans, as well as correcting his faulty entries. This series reflects, through the printed page, events through the American Revolutionary period. Titles are arranged chronologically in the order of entry in Evans' bibliography. They use the numbers assigned to each item by Evans. Although Evans listed magazines and newspapers, these are not included in the microprint edition but are filmed separately and described in this guide under American Periodicals and under Early American Newspapers.

MICPT 810.8

Guides:

Evans, Charles American bibliography; a chronological dictionary of all books, pamphlets, and periodical publications printed in the United States of America from the genesis of printing in 1639 down to and including the year 1820. With bibliographical and biographical notes.

Bristol, Roger P. Supplement to Charles Evans’ American bibliography.

Shipton, Clifford Kenyon National index of American imprints through 1800; the short-title Evans

Bristol, Roger P. Index of printers, publishers, and booksellers indicated by Charles Evans in his American bibliography.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Revolutionary War Microforms

Early American Imprints, Second Series, 1801-1819.

EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS, SECOND SERIES, 1801-1819.

New York: Readex Microprint, 1964
52000 card(s)

This collection is based on Shaw and Shoemaker's American Bibliography, which attempted to list all books, pamphlets, and broadsides published in the United States between 1800 and 1820. The complete text of approximately 50,000 works written in a period of rapid American expansion and intrepid exploration can be found here. Included are the writings of Robert Fulton, Henry Clay, Noah Webster, James Madison, Thomas Paine, Daniel Webster, and many others, as well as reports, letters, messages from the presidents, and resolutions of Congress and of the state and territorial legislative assemblies. Many British and European authors whose works were published in America are also represented. The titles are arranged chronologically as in the Shaw-Shoemaker bibliography, and can be located using the numbers assigned in that source. These numbers appear in eye-legible form on each microprint.

Each title is cataloged in MERLIN.

MICPT 810.8

Guides:

Shaw, Ralph R. American bibliography : a preliminary checklist for 1801-1819

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms

English Books, 1475-1640.

ENGLISH BOOKS, 1475-1640.

Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms, 1938
2142 reel(s)

Beginning with the first book published in English, Caxton's translation of Recuyell of the History of Troye, and continuing through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, this collection contains nearly all of the 26,500 titles listed in Pollard and Redgrave`s Short-Title Catalogue and its revised edition. Pollard and Redgrave attempted to list every title published in England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland and all works in the English language published elsewhere during this period. The collection also includes additional titles of the period not included in the above work. The series fully documents the magnificent English Renaissance, which witnessed the rebirth of classical humanism, the broadening of the known world, and the spread of printing and education. Included are the earliest editions of such classics as Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, original versions of royal statutes and proclamations, military, religious, legal, parliamentary, and other public documents, numerous early English ballads and carols, and sermons, homilies, saints' lives, liturgies, and the Book of Common Prayer (1549). This collection will fulfill the most exhaustive research requirements of scholars in the areas of English literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, and the fine arts.

Many filmed titles have records in Ellis Library's main card catalog and in Special Collection's card catalog. Units 49-58 (reels 1699-1907) are individually cataloged in MERLIN. An online tutorial is available at http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/barkera/earlymfilm.mht.

FILM BOOK 0003

Guides:

Pollard, Alfred W. (Alfred William), 1859-1944. A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640

This guide provides access by author to specific works.

Allison, Antony Francis. Titles of English books (and of foreign books printed in England) : an alphabetical finding-list by title of books published under the author’s name, pseudonym or initials

This provides access by the title of the work.

Bishop, William Warner, 1871-1955. A checklist of American copies of “Short-title catalogue” books, compiled by William Warner Bishop.

This guide is arranged by the numbers that are given in Pollard and Redgrave’s Short-Title Catalogue.

Morrison, Paul G. (Paul Guerrant), 1896- Index of printers, publishers and booksellers in A. W. Pollard and G. R. Redgrave A short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland & Ireland and of English books printed abroad 1475-1640.

This guide is arranged alphabetically by name. Cross indexes, available in the Special Collections Office, direct the user from the catalog number to the reel location.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms

English Books, 1641-1700.

ENGLISH BOOKS, 1641-1700.

Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms, 1961
1786 reel(s)

Based on Wing's Short-Title Catalogue, the collection includes books printed in Great Britain and elsewhere in English from 1641 to 1700. Books printed in America are excluded from this collection, which spans the tumultuous years of the English Civil War, the Interregnum, and the Restoration. The material offers an historical perspective on an era that saw the rise of a mercantile class, the first English settlements in North America, and the development of secular philosophy and empirical science. Subject areas, such as the arts, the sciences, popular culture, and women's studies, are well represented.

Many filmed titles have records in Ellis Library's main card catalog and Special Collections' card catalog. Units 1-64 (reels 1-1733) are individually cataloged in MERLIN. An online tutorial is available at http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/barkera/earlymfilm.mht.

FILM BOOK 0004

Guides:

Wing, Donald Goddard, 1904- Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700.

This guide provides access by author (or title in the case of anonymous works).

English short title catalogue [electronic resource] : 1473-1800.

This guide provides access by author (or title in the case of anonymous works). This is an electronic resource located at the Reference Workstation.

Allison, Antony Francis. Titles of English books (and of foreign books printed in England) : an alphabetical finding-list by title of books published under the author’s name, pseudonym or initials

This provides access by the title of the work.

University Microfilms International. Accessing Early English books, 1641-1700 : a cumulative index to units 1-32 of the microfilm collection.

This is arranged alphabetically by author. Catalogue numbers given can be traced to the location on the reel, using cross indexes located in the Special Collections Office.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms

English Literary Periodicals, 1681-1914.

ENGLISH LITERARY PERIODICALS, 1681-1914.

Ann Arbor, Michigan: University Microfilms, 1951
English literary periodicals
969 reel(s)

Significant early journals, magazines, and reviews in this collection reflect British life and culture from 1681 to 1914. Important writers of the period, such as Defoe, Addison, Steele, Goldsmith, Johnson, Mill, Hunt, Lamb, Tennyson, and Eliot, contributed material or acted as editors. The collection begins with the earliest British periodical, published in 1681, and continues through the nineteenth century. Though predominately literary in nature, the periodicals also include debates, essays, and news summaries concerning politics and government in Great Britain. Topics covered include politics and government in Great Britain.

The periodicals have been cataloged separately and the microfilm reels are interfiled alphabetically by title with other microfilm periodicals. Ellis has units 1-22. An online tutorial is available at http://mulibraries.missouri.edu/barkera/earlymfilm.mht.

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Guides:

Accessing English literary periodicals : a guide to the microfilm collection with title, subject, editor, and reel number indexes

The guide describes each periodical and its subject matter. It includes a general subject, editor, and reel number index.

English literary periodicals : bibliography.

English literary periodicals : a title listing by series year.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms, Literature Microforms, Primary Resources in Art on Microform

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. British Sessional Papers, 1731-1900 {London, H.M.S.O.}.

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. BRITISH SESSIONAL PAPERS, 1731-1900 {LONDON, H.M.S.O.}.

New York: Readex Microprint, 1964

The House of Commons bills, the House of Commons papers, and the Command papers (1731-1900) are sorted into four classes: 1) public bills, 2) reports from committees of the House of Commons, 3) reports from commissioners, inspectors and others (reports of Royal Commissioners, standing and ad hoc advisory committees, and various annual reports), and 4) accounts and papers (financial and statistical returns and treaty papers). Within each class the documents are arranged under alphabetical subject headings. Subjects reflect the variety of concerns of the British government, such as taxes, the relief of debtors, elections, government reform, the slave trade and the abolition of slavery, military affairs, the effects of the Industrial Revolution, improvements in transportation and communication, and the opening of Africa and the Far East. The collection consists of 80,000 documents totaling nearly 5,000,000 pages. It was originally published during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in more than 6,000 volumes. The last volume of each session contains a subject index and a numerical listing of bills, reports, accounts and papers, and command papers. The library has paper copies of sessional papers for the years between microform holdings.

MICPT 328.42

Guides:

British Sessional Papers: Collection of Indexes

The guide is shelved after the British Sessional Papers collection. It contains assorted indexes covering the period 1696 to 1900.

Irish University Press. Checklist of British parliamentary papers in the Irish University Press 1000-volume series, 1801-1899. -

This guide lists papers in chronological order for the stated period and also provides access by broad or specific subjects.

Lees-Smith, Hastings Bertrand, 1878-1941. A guide to parliamentary and official papers, by H. B. Lees-Smith.

This guide gives background information about the organization of the papers.

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. List of House of Commons sessional papers, 1701-1750; edited by Sheila Lambert.

The guide is arranged chronologically with the papers for each session divided into the following categories: bills, reports of commissioners, reports of committees, accounts and papers, and command papers.

Posted in General Microform Collections, Great Britain, History Microforms

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Parliamentary Papers. Bills {London: H.M.S.O.}.

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. BILLS {LONDON: H.M.S.O.}.

Cambridge, England: Chadwyck-Healey, 1980

The House of Commons bills, the House of Commons papers, and the Command papers cover the period from 1979 to 1980 to date for each session of Parliament. They contain reports, correspondence, bills, accounts, statistics, and other materials Parliament ordered to be printed. Header strips on each microfiche identify the collection as a bill, a House of Commons paper, or a Command paper and give the collection title, the session date, and the pagination if an item extends beyond one fiche. The library has paper copies of sessional papers for years between microform holdings

Guide: [microfiche] House of Commons. Sessional Papers. Monthly Index. 1985-. This index is located in the Special Collections Office.

MICF 328.42

Guides:

Great Britain. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office. Government publications issued during …

Lees-Smith, Hastings Bertrand, 1878-1941. A guide to parliamentary and official papers, by H. B. Lees-Smith.

This guide gives background information about the organization of the papers.

Posted in General Microform Collections, Great Britain, History Microforms

Great Britain. Public Record Office. Cabinet Papers, 1880-1916, 1918-1923. Cab. 37, 26, 27.

Great Britain. Public Record Office. CABINET PAPERS, 1880-1916, 1918-1923. CAB. 37, 26, 27.

London: Public Record Office, 1967
54 reel(s)

Cabinet ministers arranged for a printed memorandum to be circulated to their colleagues when they wanted to provide them with information or to secure their approval for a proposal. After the formation of the Cabinet Secretariat in December 1916, complete sets of papers were filmed and preserved. Before 1916 the papers that survived were scattered in a number of official and private collections; these papers have also been filmed and included in this collection. Topics covered include foreign relations, colonial affairs, taxation, and internal affairs.

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Guides:

Great Britain. Public Record Office. List of Cabinet papers, 1880-1914.

Posted in General Microform Collections, Great Britain, History Microforms

Library of Congress. Records of the States of the United States of America.

Library of Congress. RECORDS OF THE STATES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1941
1870 reel(s)

Records of colonies, territories, and states document the early administrative and judicial developments in the United States. There are six main classes of material: legislative records, statutory laws, constitutional records, administrative records, executive records, and court records. Coverage usually begins with the earliest records obtainable. Termination dates vary depending on the importance of the geographic unit and the availability of material. Generally the early colonies and their subsequent statehoods receive the most thorough treatment, with legislative materials forming the largest category of materials. Included are journals, debates, reports, hearings, and papers.

NOT IN MERLIN

FILM 16:7-18:14

Guides:

A Guide to the microfilm collection of early state records

The guide provides an outline of the contents of this collection.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

Missouri. General Assembly. House of Representatives. House Bills and House Joint Resolutions.

Missouri. General Assembly. House of Representatives. HOUSE BILLS AND HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Microfilm Operations, 1982

This collection contains all House bills and House joint resolutions introduced in the Missouri General Assembly beginning with the 81st session. All amendments as well as the passed bills and resolutions are filmed at the end of each legislative session.

FILM 24:5-6

Guides:

Special legislative report service.

Index [of] House and Senate bills and joint resolutions.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

Missouri. General Assembly. Senate. Senate Bills and Senate Joint Resolutions.

Missouri. General Assembly. Senate. SENATE BILLS AND SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Microfilm Operations, 1982

This collection contains all Senate bills and Senate joint resolutions introduced in the Missouri General Assembly beginning with the 81st session. All amendments as well as passed bills and resolutions are filmed at the end of each legislative session.

FILM 24:5-6

Guides:

Special legislative report service.

Index [of] House and Senate bills and joint resolutions.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

Organization of American States. Official Records. Oea/Ser. A – Jan. 1960-.

Organization of American States. OFFICIAL RECORDS. OEA/SER. A – JAN. 1960-.

Washington, D.C.: Microcard Editions, 1961

The Organization of American States (OAS), an association of thirty-two countries in the Western Hemisphere, promotes information exchange and consultation on matters of mutual interest, settles disputes, and sponsors multilateral agreements between countries. This collection consists of certain official records from six agencies of the organization: the Inter-American Conference responsible for policy, the Meeting of Consultation of Ministers of Foreign Affairs, the Council of the OAS, the Pan American Union, the Inter-American Specialized Conferences which deal with technical matters, and the Inter-American Specialized Organizations. In addition, the material includes multilateral agreements, conventions, treaties, and final acts of meetings and conferences of the OAS.

NOT IN MERLIN

MICF 341.1

Guides:

Documentos oficiales de la Organizaci?â??n de losEstados Estados Americanos.

It also includes an alphabetical subject index until 1974. After 1974 the only alphabetical subject index available is found in series Z at the end of each annual microfiche collection.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

State Constitutional Conventions, Commission and Amendments: Missouri.

STATE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTIONS, COMMISSION AND AMENDMENTS: MISSOURI.

Rockville, MD: Congressional Information Service, Inc., 1979
217 fiche

This collection consists of sources pertaining to the constitutional history of the State of Missouri. It includes texts of constitutions of Missouri from 1820, 1875, 1921, 1935, 1969, and 1978, texts of constitutional amendments, and journals of the debates, proceedings and resolutions of the constitutional conventions held in 1820, 1861, 1862, 1863, 1865, 1875, 1922-23, and 1943-44. For the period after the Second World War the collection also includes publications of the executive committees and special studies prepared for conventions by various commissions.

MICF 1362

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Umc Library Underground Newspaper Collection.

UMC LIBRARY UNDERGROUND NEWSPAPER COLLECTION.

Columbia, MO: University of Missouri, Microfilm Publications, 1985
9 reel(s)

The UMC Underground Library Collection supplements the Underground Press Collection with additional newspapers not in that collection. Focusing on the same subjects: anti-war, social reform, women's liberation, gay rights, ecology, civil rights, and Indian rights during the 1960s and 1970s.

FILM BOOK 0177

Guides:

Underground newspaper collection.

The guide contains a list of the newspapers filmed with a brief description of the newspaper’s focus.

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

Underground Press Collections.

UNDERGROUND PRESS COLLECTIONS.

Wooster, OH: Bell and Howell, Microphoto Division, 1964
476 reel(s)

The underground press during the 1960s and 1970s expressed the views of political dissenters and members of the counterculture. These periodicals focused on the anti-war, social reform, ecology, civil rights, women's liberation, gay liberation, Indian rights, the drug revolution, and other movements of the 1960s and 1970s.

Titles are listed in MERLIN, but consult index for specific dates owned.

FILM BOOK 0360

Guides:

<a href='http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b2030491

Posted in General Microform Collections, History Microforms

United States. Congress. [House and Senate Bills and Resolutions].

United States. Congress. [HOUSE AND SENATE BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS].

Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 1965
540 reel(s)

Bills, as documents that detail proposals for new laws, reflect the national and regional concerns of a period in history. They consider questions of government policy and claims against the government. All bills proposed are reproduced in this collection regardless of the action taken on them. The text of the documents, the initial actions taken, and the amendments made are included. They are arranged by congressional session and house, and then in chronological order by bill number. The Congressional Record and earlier publications provide insight into the political events of the time, while providing some subject access to the bills that have been brought to the floor for discussion.

The collection spans the period 1801-1899. Ellis Library has bills and resolutions for the 7th through the 20th (1801/03 – 1827/29) and the 37th through the 55th Congresses (1861/63 – 1897/99). An uncataloged guide is located in the Special Collections office.

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