American Studies: the colonisation of North America and the American revolution

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America in records from colonial missionaries, 1635-1928

American material in the archives of the USPG, 1635-1928

The importance of the material in this collection from historical... explore collection...

Colonial missionaries' papers from America and the West Indies, 1701-1870

Journal, annual sermons and reports of the SPG, 1701-1870

This collection offers a range of documents which reveal details... explore collection...

'Black Schools' in Canada, America and the Bahamas, 1645-1900

The archives of the Associates of Dr Bray to 1900

The body of records consists primarily of correspondence files, minute... explore collection...

Canada, between the US and Empire, 1883-1904: in the papers of the Governor-General

The Canadian papers of the 4th Earl of Minto

The 4th Earl of Minto was the Canadian Military Secretary... explore collection...

American slave trade records and other papers of the Tarleton family, 1678-1838

American material from the Tarleton papers

The Tarleton family were influential merchants in Liverpool during the... explore collection...

British Army Lists of Officers, 1740-1784

Annual British Army Lists, 1740-1784

These lists reveal where the British army regiments fought from... explore collection...

American prisoners of war, 1812-1815

Americans taken prisoner during the 1812 War

These prison ship records show how prisoner populations were managed... explore collection...

Canada in records from colonial missionaries, 1722-1952

Canadian records in the USPG archive, 1722-1952

'They went forth into that uncharted wilderness, not for the... explore collection...

The American Revolution from a British Perspective, 1763-1783

British pamphlets relating to the American Revolution, 1763-1783

This collection includes content written by the Founding Fathers of... explore collection...

American records in the House of Lords archive, 1621-1917

American papers in the House of Lords Record Office, 1621-1917

When Professor Walter Minchinton of Exeter University and Peter Harper... explore collection...

Canada, America & the West Indies imports and exports to the UK, 1678-1825

Naval Office Shipping Lists, 1678-1825

These lists cover a range of ports in and near... explore collection...

International relations between Britain and America, 1796-1848

The papers of Sir Charles Vaughan and Sir Robert Liston

Sir Charles Vaughan (1774-1849) was a career diplomat who served... explore collection...

Introduction

These collections cover both the United States and Canada. Records on the United States cover the slave trade and missionary work. Wartime records include lists of British officers who fought in the American Revolution and Americans captured in the 1812 war. Records on Canada include papers from colonial missionaries and 19th century correspondence from the Governor. These items also include 18th century trading records from both countries.
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Series Data

Dates Covered

1621 - 1952

Subjects Covered

  • Activism
  • African
  • American
  • Atlantic
  • British
  • Canadian
  • Caribbean
  • Co-operative
  • Colonial
  • Diplomacy
  • European
  • Fascism
  • French
  • Grenadines
  • History
  • Indian
  • Jamaican
  • Maritime
  • Politics
  • Prison
  • Protest
  • Religion
  • Revolution
  • Ships
  • Slavery
  • Spanish
  • Trade
  • Unions
  • Usa
  • War
  • Warfare
  • West Indian
  • Women
  • Workers
  • Ww2
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Countries Covered

  • America
  • Antigua
  • Argentina
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Britain
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Grenada
  • India
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Jamaica
  • Mexico
  • Portugal
  • South America
  • Spain
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
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Sources

  • All Souls College Oxford, Nat Lib of Scotland
  • Bodleian Library
  • Liverpool Record Office
  • National Archives
  • National Library of Scotland
  • Parliamentary Archives, UK
  • Rhodes House Library
  • The Royal Artillery Insititution, Woolwich
  • Various
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