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American Indian Newspapers aims to present a diverse and robust collection of print journalism from Indigenous peoples of the US and Canada over more than 9,000 individual editions from 1828-2016. Representing a large range in style, production, and audience, the 45 unique newspaper titles include national periodicals as well as local community news and student publications. In addition to English language publishing, the collection contains bilingual and Indigenous language editions, including Cherokee, Lakota, and Chinook.
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From 16th century origins as a trading venture to the East Indies, through to its rise as the world’s most powerful company and de facto ruler of India, to its demise amid allegations of greed and corruption – the East India Company was an extraordinary force in global history.
Consists of the India Office Records, covering classes IOR/A, B and D, and comprises the foundational charters of the Company plus the minutes and memoranda of its various central administrative organs. This is material generated by the East India Company’s London headquarters and top-level material sent back by Company servants overseas and pertains to the governance of the Company and its territorial possessions.
Types of material include, minutes of council meetings, memoranda and papers laid before councils, correspondence, lists of administrative, military and ecclesiastical personnel, Patronage books and other financial documents.
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The wonderfully rich and diverse South Asian manuscript collections of the National Library of Scotland are extremely varied, ranging from the papers of key East India Company representatives and colonial officials to records of daily life in Agra, Bombay, Lahore, and Madras.
This collection weaves the story of India and Empire through the writings of Governor-Generals, Commander-in-Chiefs, Indian Princes, soldiers, traders, missionaries, explorers, historians and authors of literary works, indigo farmers and tea and coffee planters.
Especially strong for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, this collection will be of particular interest to historians studying: British Indian Empire; government, administration and politics, the relationship between Britain and the British Indian Empire, the role of the Scots in India, the Indian Uprising and trade and agriculture.
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The online version of the New York Times includes the same articles, features, and images that appear in the print edition, as well as an array of additional still image, video, audio, and data content. Content includes the current online edition, and searchable archive to the paper’s inception in 1851.
Access Note: Users must register and create a personal account for access through the Library’s subscription to the New York Times in Education program. Instructions--go to: accessnyt.com; search for and select University of Saskatchewan from the list of educational institutions; click "create account" and complete fields: you must use a valid USASK email address (usask.ca); verify your account through email message--you will receive a confirmation email to complete setup. NOTE: individual registration expires after one year and must be renewed.
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