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Features the prompt book collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library, which tell the story of Shakespeare’s plays as they were performed in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States, and internationally, between the seventeenth and twentieth centuries. They include personal notes, sketches and cues for lighting and music, from set design and costume to music and acting. Prompt books for over 90% of Shakespeare’s plays are included, including editions owned by notable actors and directors such as Charles and John Philip Kemble, Henry Irving, Ellen Terry, and Laurence Olivier. Performances of particular cultural importance have been selected as case studies, including David Garrick’s revised 1772 production of Hamlet, Henry Irving’s 1879 production of ­The Merchant of Venice, and Laurence Olivier’s Academy Award-winning cinema release of Hamlet in 1948.

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Vendor Name Adam Matthew Digital

Coverage 1670s - 1970s (mostly 19th century)

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Research Guides English Literature & Language, Shakespeare Studies, Theatre

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Includes documents from the United States and Europe as well as other parts of the world. In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, this resource also includes documents from several archives originally available only on microfilm. This first iteration, Debates over Slavery and Abolition, contains:

  • Over 1.5 million cross-searchable pages
  • 7,247 books, 80 serials, more than fifteen manuscript collections, & court records
  • Reference materials from Macmillan, Scribners, & Gale encyclopedias as well as newly commissioned resources
  • Material published through partnerships with the Amistad Research Center, Oberlin College, Oxford University, & other institutions.

The second iteration covers the slave trade.

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Vendor Name Gale Cengage Learning

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Research Guides African American Resources British History, History, U.S. History,

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All known legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world, as well as materials on free African-Americans in the colonies and the U.S. before 1870. Included are every statute passed by every state and colony, all federal statutes, all reported state and federal cases on slavery, and hundreds of books and pamphlets on the subject. In total, the collection contains more than 1,000 titles and nearly 850,000 pages.

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Vendor Name HeinOnline

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Research Guides Africa History: Primary and Secondary Sources in Special Collections, History, Law,

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