American Indian Histories and Cultures trial

American Indian Histories and CulturesTrial access to the American Indian Histories and Cultures database* is currently available from Adam Matthew Digital.

panning 4 centuries and covering North and Central America, the American Indian Histories and Cultures collection contains unique materials from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library, Chicago, including:

  • Manuscripts (treaties, speeches, petitions, diaries, travel journals, ledger books)
  • Artwork (illustrations, sketches, watercolors, iol paintings, American Indian art)
  • American Indian Newspapers covering the 1960s to 1990s
  • Rare printed books
  • Photographs
  • Maps

These materials tell both the historical and the personal stories of the colonization of the Americas—from early contacts between European settlers and American Indians and the subsequent political, social, and cultural effects of those encounters on American life.

To access the American Indian Histories and Cultures database, point your browser to:

Feedback is welcome. Comments may be sent to Lydia Wasylenko at

Trial access is available through October 25.

Please note:  Limited access to this resource is provided courtesy of the publisher/vendor for the purpose of evaluating the product and its potential value to the SU community.

For more information please refer to our Policy on Access to Licensed Resources.

*Download options are not available during trials.

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