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  1. British diplomacy with America and Ireland, an Ambassador’s letters, 1909-1962

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Correspondence of Arthur C. Murray, 3rd Viscount Elibank'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The papers of Arthur C. Murray (1879-1962), soldier, Scottish Liberal politician and friend of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Murray was an MP, Foreign Secretary and military attaché, and his correspondence with Roosevelt in the lead up to World War II is a highlight of this digital library.

    Coverage: 1909 to 1962

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Government & Official, Americana, History, Biography

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.

  2. Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800

    Alternative titles: also known as 'Digital Evans'
    previously known as 'American Bibliography'

    Description: A full-text digital archive of over 39,000 titles printed in America between 1639 and 1800. Based on the renowned 'American bibliography' by Charles Evans, the archive includes virtually every work of early American publishing and covers books and broadsides, laws and maps, songs and speeches, and much more.

    Coverage: 1639-1800

    Publisher: Readex

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  3. Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Bibliotheca Americana'
    previously known as 'Joseph Sabin’s Bibliotheca Americana'
    also known as 'Gale Primary Sources: Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500–1926'

    Description: A digital archive containing over 6 million pages from 29,000 works about the Americas published throughout the world. It covers the period from 1500 to the early 1900s. Based on Joseph Sabin’s seminal bibliography 'Bibliotheca Americana : a dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time'.

    Coverage: 1500 to 1926

    Publisher: Gale

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Americana, E-books, History, Literature

    Access: Please log in or join the Library for access.

  4. Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, 1694-1709

    Alternative titles: previously known as 'Papers of the Company of Scotland Trading to Africa and the Indies, 1694-1709'

    This resource is part of: British Online Archives

    Description: The papers of the Darien Company, the doomed Scottish trading company of the late 17th century. This full-text digital library comes from the collections of the National Library of Scotland and part of the British Online Archive.

    Coverage: 1694 to 1709

    Full text: Yes

    Subjects: Social Sciences, Government & Official, Americana, History

    Access: Access to this resource is restricted to our Edinburgh reading rooms and to Kelvin Hall, Glasgow.