Collection of material from the archives of the British government covering all aspects of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century American history and the early-modern Atlantic world. Library has access to Module 1: Early Settlement, Expansion and Rivalries and to Module 2: Towards Revolution.
This database explores the movement of peoples from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to the New World and Australasia. From government-led population drives during the early nineteenth century through to mass steamship travel, Migration to New Worlds provides access to primary source material recounting the many and varied personal experiences of 350 years of migration. Includes Colonial Office files on immigration, diaries and travel journals, ship logs and plans, printed literature, objects, watercolors, oral histories, as well as secondary research aids.