The experiences of commanders and common soldiers, women and slaves, Indians and Loyalists are all recorded in this collection. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, political pamphlets and speeches, sermons and poems, legislative journals and popular magazines.
Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, regimental histories and photograph albums, legal treatises and children's books.
The collection is especially rich in conduct of life and domestic management literature, offering vivid insights into the daily lives of women and men, as well as emphasizing contrasts in regional, urban and rural cultures.
Also included are the Ratified Indian Treaties (dating back to 1722), which were made by the Continental Congress, the Congress of the Confederation, and under the Constitution. In addition, the archive contains Indian Census Rolls (featuring personal information including age, place of residence and degree of Indian blood), The Guion Miller Rolls, and the Dawes Packets (containing original applications for tribal enrollments).