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The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents

The University of Oklahoma College of Law: A Chronology of US Historical Documents
Links marked with an asterisk (*) are to other websites and will open in a new window. Pre-Colonial To 1600 The Magna Carta (1215) Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King & Queen of Spain (1490's) The *Iroquois Constitution 17th Century 18th Century The Albany Plan of 1754 The Resolutions of the Stamp Act (Oct. 19, 1765) 19th Century First Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1801) Second Inaugural Address of President Thomas Jefferson (1805) The *Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress *Thomas Jefferson Online Resources at the University of Virginia Information on *Monticello First Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1809) Second Inaugural Address of President James Madison (1813) The text of the Star Spangled Banner (Sept. 20, 1814) First Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1817) Second Inaugural Address of President James Monroe (1821) The Monroe Doctrine (Dec. 2, 1823) Inaugural Address of President *Rutherford B. Related:  Primary SourcesHistoria de EE.UU.

Primary Sources: Overview of Collections One of the nation’s top collections of rare law books is housed in the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room of the Lillian Goldman Library at the Yale Law School. The collection is particularly strong in Anglo-American common law materials, including case reports, digests, statutes, trials, treatises, and popular works on the law. Other strengths include Roman and canon law, international law (especially the works of Hugo Grotius and Samuel Pufendorf), and early law books from most European countries. Of special interest ... Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Location: Sterling Law Building, 127 Wall St., Level L2, Room 003 Phone: 203 432-4494 Web site: (back to top)

Los Presos Políticos en Estados Unidos: ¡Aqui está la lista! El Dr. Néstor García Iturbe, periodista e investigador, publica la presente Lista de Presos Políticos en Estados Unidos, constituida gracias a dos organizaciones, la National Jericho Movement y la Social Movement Prisoners. Los presos así enumerados totalizan 157 prisioneros políticos. Explica el colega: Hemos solicitado a otras organizaciones sus listados, algunas como la de los Indios Nativos Encarcelados nos han planteado que su listado es confidencial y no pueden darlo, sin embargo por sus propios comunicados conocimos que existen 200 nativos, de origen indio en cárceles estadounidenses, en cuyas acusaciones se pone de manifiesto que los mismos fueron detenidos por luchar contra el sistema, por lo que son presos políticos. Sabemos que esta lista está incompleta, que aún quedan muchos casos que deben incluirse en la misma. El caso de los CINCO HEROES CUBANOS ha sido incluido por estas organizaciones en sus listas, no quisimos quitarlos de una y dejarlos en la otra. F.C.I. ? ?

National Art Inventories What are the Inventories? The Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture document more than 400,000 artworks in public and private collections worldwide. The Inventory of American Paintings includes works by artists who were active in America by 1914. Report, Change or Add Art to Inventories We have compiled the Inventories from exhibition and collection catalogs; reports received from individuals, collectors, and family members; and data gathered from special surveys-including the Save Outdoor Sculpture! Daily we add and update records in the Inventories, so we welcome your additions and corrections. Guidelines for Reporting Works (pdf, 16k) Painting Report Form: Online form or PDF (12k) Sculpture Report Form: Online form or PDF (10k) Conservation Treatment Notification Report Online form or PDF (15k) Contact Us Please send us your comments and suggestions. Written queries can be addressed to

Society for History in the Federal Government | Bringing together government professionals, academics, consultants, students, and citizens interested in understanding federal history work and the historical development of the federal government. On return to Earth, were the Apollo 11 astronauts required to complete a customs declaration form? - comments - We need a new “operational paradigm” to incorporate the value of historical work. - comments - Discussions with federal historians, archivists, curators, and others - comments - Documenting and Preserving the History of the Bracero Program - comments - Invaluable testimonies in collection of Social Security Administration - comments - The Rosenburg Diary is now scanned and accessible online. - comments - Released documents on the CIA’s secret distribution of Doctor Zhivago during the Cold War. - comments - Civil Rights, Department of Justice (DOJ) Litigation Case Files, 1936–1997 - comments - Fifteen years after the first efforts to preserve some of the Manhattan Project properties at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in 1999, Congress enacted the - comments - Historic built landscapes do in fact have a lasting relationship with today’s Wilderness areas. - comments - - comments - - comments -

New Deal Network Welcome, - Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Management Resources and Research Tools for Historical Societies, Organizations and the General Public - Civil War Primary Sources Primary Documents by Topic: Most Popular Official Records Addresses & Speeches Acts, Bills, & Orders Military Correspondence & Documents Personal Correspondence & Narratives Prints & Photos Maps Document Collections Getting Started Primary Documents Official Confederate Correspondence Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. 56th Virginia Regiment to Richmond (Va.) Patrick R. Robert E. Robert W. Thompson Powell to Thaddeus Stevens, 22 February 1866 » Union Army Documents U.S. General Order, No. 66, June 28, 1863 » U.S. U.S. Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, April 10, 1865 » Agreement Between General Sherman and General Johnston, April 18th, 1865 » The Last Salute of the Army of Northern Virginia (1901) » Confederate Army Documents Felix Zollicoffer, "To the People of Southeastern Kentucky", 16 December 1861 Robert E. Lee's Proclamation to the People of Maryland, 8 September 1862 Robert E. Robert E. Robert E.

GHI | German Historical Institute Washington DC (Conference) September 16 - 17, 2016 - Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s Read on (Lecture) September 28, 2016 - A Myth of Unity? Former GHI fellow Corinna Ludwig publishes dissertation on German Businesses in the United States after WWII Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 58 (Spring 2016) published Read on GHI Research Fellow Elisabeth Engel publishes new article considering the role of Race and Sex in W.E.B Du Bois's "The Souls of Black Folk" Read on GHI Fellow Jan C. Jansen publishes comparative volume on mass migrations Read on Revised and updated guide to the The German Society of Pennsylvania's Library and Collections Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 57 (Fall 2015) published Read on New Publication: The Respectable Career of Fritz K.

Primary Source Sets Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop critical thinking skills by exploring topics in history, literature, and culture through primary sources. Drawing online materials from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States, the sets use letters, photographs, posters, oral histories, video clips, sheet music, and more. Each set includes a topic overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Descubren un fuerte en el asentamiento español más al norte de América Arqueólogos han descubierto restos del fuerte de San Marcos, vinculado a la ciudad de Santa Elena, levantada por los españoles en el siglo XVI en la actual Isla Parris, en Carolina del Sur. Imagen: Archivo General de Indias, Sevilla / Hoffman. N. Su descubrimiento, publicado esta semana en Journal of Archeology Science Reports, arroja nueva luz sobre el asentamiento español más al norte en las Américas, construido para frustrar la exploración francesa en el Nuevo Mundo. Concretamente, la fortaleza fue fundada en 1577 por Pedro Menéndez Márquez, gobernador de La Florida española. "He estado buscando San Marcos desde el año 1993 y la nueva tecnología han permitido una nueva búsqueda," dice Chester DePratter, arqueólogo de la Universidad de Carolina del Sur. A principios de junio, DePratter y su colega Víctor Thompson usaron tecnologías de teledetección para mirar debajo de la superficie del suelo sin excavar.

Engineer Research and Development Center > About > History Engineer Research & Development Center A Proud History of Innovation Introduction 1984-Present Click on the thumbnails above to see brief video overviews of the long legacy of American engineering research and innovation The U.S. ERDC’s laboratories are located in four geographic sites around the country that function as integrated teams of engineers and scientists to address a broad range of science and technology issues -- from operating in Arctic temperatures to vehicle mobility in desert sands; to protecting wetlands to protecting U.S. troops around the globe; to pinpointing the exact location of an artillery round to predicting the extended habitat range of an endangered species.

The Louisiana Purchase - Louisiana: European Explorations and the Louisiana Purchase | Digital Collections | Library of Congress Napoleonic France Acquires Louisiana On October 1, 1800, within 24 hours of signing a peace settlement with the United States, First Consul of the Republic of France Napoleon Bonaparte, acquired Louisiana from Spain by the secret Treaty of San Ildefonso. To the distress of the United States, Napoleon held title to the Mississippi River and the port of New Orleans. With the signing of the Treaty of San Ildefonso, Napoleon sought to reestablish an extended French maritime and colonial empire in the West Indies and the Mississippi Valley. He planned to develop a commercial bloc in the Caribbean Basin that consisted of the strategically important West Indian islands of Guadalupe, Martinique, and Saint Domingue, which in turn would be linked with Louisiana. To round out his imperial presence in the region Napoleon intended to pressure Spain into ceding the Floridas to France. "There is on the globe one single spot" 10. 11. View the complete essay (PDF). (1.8 Mb)

Foreign Relations of the U.S. – UW Digital Collections Foreign Relations of the U.S. This digital facsimile of Foreign Relations of the United States is a project of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries in collaboration with the University of Illinois at Chicago Libraries. This is a nearly complete run from 1861-1960 with missing volumes being added as they can be acquired and processed. If your library is interested in donating material for this project, please contact the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center. Special thanks are owed to the University of Chicago Libraries for contributing FRUS volumes for digitization. The objective of the project is to drive down the cost of digitization and scale up production of valuable information resources in digital format. The Foreign Relations of the United States series is the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions that have been declassified and edited for publication. FRUS begins with the administration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861.

Ebooks The Office of the Historian offers ebook editions of a growing number of volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series. Far lighter and more portable than printed editions of FRUS, the ebook edition offers the full content of each volume and makes use of the full-text search and other reading features of most ebook devices and applications, including bookmarking and note-taking. Unlike the web-based edition of FRUS, the ebook edition, once downloaded, can be accessed even without internet connectivity. These ebooks can be downloaded in a number of ways, either directly from this website or by using an ereader application that embeds our ebook catalog. For more information on reading our ebooks on your device, please see our FAQ below. The Office of the Historian has worked to ensure that our ebooks are error-free and work on a broad range of devices. The following 417 volumes are currently available: