University Archives and History Collection - some other interesting sub-collections (find the full list here)
SU Oral History Recordings (collection of interviews with prominent women associated with SU as part of an oral history project title Celebrating 70 Years of Women at Seattle University, 1933-2003)
SU Japanese Remembrance Garden Records - (Seattle University Committee for the Japanese Remembrance Garden - contains planning documents, minutes, and reports of the committee (2004-2006). It also includes artifacts, news clippings, photographs and memorabilia relevant to family histories and internment at Minidoka Relocation Center in Idaho during World War Two, as well as selected sermons and photographs of Father Leopold H. Tibesar, a Maryknoll priest.)
Chapel of St. Ignatius Collection - The Chapel of St. Ignatius on the campus of Seattle University is an award winning architectural sacred space designed by world renowned architect Steven Holl. The materials in this collection document the history of the Chapel of St. Ignatius from the initial project proposal in 1991 through the design, construction and dedication in 1997. The collection includes architectural drawings, artifacts, committee minutes, graphic materials, moving images, award certificates and textual materials.
Historical index with citations from 375 popular magazines published in the U.S. & Canada from 1890-1920, covering subjects such as current events, business, politics, education, history, sports & science.
Fully searchable online archive of 19th and 20th century political and social history, including Almanacks and other special numbers, as well as, prefaces, epilogues, indexes and other specially produced material from the bound volumes.
Features over 7,500 articles from Oxford's reference works, approximately 100 primary sources with commentaries, over 1,000 images, over 100 maps, over 200 charts and tables, and timelines to guide researchers through the history of African Americans.
Complete facsimile images of over 230 manuscripts written or compiled by women living in the British Isles during the 16th and 17th centuries. Contents include account books, advice, culinary writing, meditation, travel writing, and verse. Perdita manuscripts can be indexed by name, place, genre, and first lines of both poetry and prose.
Complete bibliographic reference to the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
1964 to present. This extensive database covers over 2,000 journals published worldwide. In addition to covering all key English-language historical journals, America History and Life coverage includes selected historical journals from major countries, state and local history journals, and a targeted selection of hundreds of journals in the social sciences and humanities. Over 90% of the articles included are published in English-language journals. In addition to articles, each year American History and Life includes approximately 6,000 citations of book and media reviews from a selection of over one hundred key journals in US and Canadian history and related fields.
This databases contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700.
EEBO contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700. From the first book published in English through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare, this incomparable collection now contains about 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions.
Empire Online covering the period 1492-1962 brings together approximately 70,000 images of original manuscript and printed documents on colonial history, politics, culture and society from libraries and archives around the world.
Primary source manuscripts and secondary essays in Empire Studies including essays by scholars in the field of Empire Studies, exploration logs and journals, correspondence, government documents, maps and photographs Sections cover Cultural Contacts, 1492-1969; Empire Writing and the Literature of Empire; The Visible Empire; Religion and Empire; and Race, Class and Colonialism, 1783-1969.
Access to leading newspapers from the Western Region of the United States including the states of CA, AZ, WA, OR, AK, HI, MT, ID, WY, NV, UT, CO and NM. Includes full text coverage of major Washington newspapers from Seattle, Tacoma, Spokane, Vancouver, and additional regional sources.