ProQuest Historical Newspapers: the New York Times provides the full image of articles published in the New York Times from its first issue in 1851. It is searchable by keyword, author, article title, and first paragraph (abstract). You can browse issues by clicking Publications at the top of the screen. It includes illustrations and advertisements. The title changed from the New York Daily Times to the New York Times in 1857.
Complete full text on microfilm of New York Daily Times (1851 – 1857) and New York Times (1857 – 2001): AN2 .N42. Because of freelance licensing restrictions, full text is available from 1996 – present only at the New York Times website for the New York Times Book Review.
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Over 72,000 articles from the encyclopedia and Britannica Book of the Year. Over 10,000 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, maps, flags and more. Includes Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary with over 75,000 definitions and pronunciation guides. Continuously revised.
Entries for each area include information about the natural environment, population, economic summary, and historical and cultural profile. Africa is the topic of volume 1, and the Americas are the subject of volume 2 of the five volume set.
An alphabetical arrangement of articles that are accompanied by bibliographies. Volume 9 contains maps and primary source documents. Volume 10 is an index for the set. The set does not include biographies.
Provides biographical information of over 17,400 people who have influenced United States history. Excludes living people. Includes over 2,000 illustrations, “more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references, and links to select web sites.”
The people profiled in these 2 volumes include many people currently active in environmental leadership, but historical figures are also included. The people included display a wide range of environmental interests – from farmers to poets to grassroots activists. (ebook also available)