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Microform Resources

These materials are in the microfilm (MFLM) and microfiche (MFCH) cabinets
on the 3rd floor of the UCF Library, unless noted otherwise.

Following is a list of many of the microform sets in the UCF Library. Most of these sets include non-journal publications and represent primary source materials. Duplicate guides for each set are located in Reference and General Collection under the same call number as the microform, unless noted otherwise. There are also notes within the cataloging record in the UCF library catalog, which should guide the user in locating the sets and the guides. Without the guides, the information is far less accessible in most cases. There are no guides at the service desks. See also the separate listings of Florida Microform Sets, Florida Newspapers, Newspapers on Microfilm, and Genealogy Resources available.

The list includes links to some resources which are only available online but which have subject content related to these microform resources. Some of the online resources are only available remotely to UCF faculty, staff and students through the UCF Library's EZProxy server.


Historic Resources

1490 | 1700 | 1800 | 1900 | 1930 | 1940 | 1950

NOTE: Resources beginning with earlier periods often include significant content from later years.

1490- Library of Congress. American Memory Historical Collections.

The American Memory Historical Collections, a major component of the Library's National Digital Library Program, are multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library's Americana collections.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1492- History Resource Center: U.S.

Contains approximately 100,000 pages of 500 primary documents with corresponding facsimile pages. Other content includes more than 25,000 reference documents from various Gale Group sources, magazine & newspaper coverage for more than 60 history-related full-text titles, and over 2,000 photographs & illustrations, including 30 historical maps courtesy of Yale University. The earliest primary document in the collection (as of 5/19/03) is Privileges and Prerogatives Given to Columbus, April 30, 1492.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1493-1951 American Culture Series, 1493-1875.

Early American books and pamphlets. ACS I is a single complete unit of about 250 titles arranged in chronological order, 1493-1806, on 26 reels. ACS II consists of more than 5,500 titles arranged in categories repeated in 20 units on reels 27-643. The ACS II units are not chronological; each of the units may contain books or pamphlets published between 1604 and 1951. The ACS II categories include

  • Art & Architecture (274 titles)
  • History (1,574 titles)
  • Literature & Languages (903 titles)
  • Music (45 titles)
  • Philosophy, Psychology & Religion (472 titles)
  • Economics (578 titles)
  • Education (135 titles)
  • Journalism (58 titles)
  • Politics & Law (311 titles)
  • Military & Naval History & Science (293 titles)
  • Anthropology & Sociology (240 titles)
  • Sciences--astronomy, botany, chemistry, geography, geology, mathematics, medicine, physics, & zoology (683 titles).

See also: Early American Imprints. Series I. Evans. and PCMI Library Collection.

643 reels / 471 page guide

1526-1850 Women Writers Project.

Pre-Victorian early modern women's writing. Currently has the electronic full text of over 200 texts from 1526 through 1850, a subset of which is Renaissance writers. The database will continue to grow in the coming years.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1528-1951 Western Americana.

1,012 books and documents, primarily of the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries, on the American West.
990 titles on microfiche/107 page guide [REF F591.W47 Guide]

Search the UCF library catalog by the series title "Western Americana" or by individual titles to identify unique call numbers.

Call # varies
1543-1945 Gerritsen Collection of Women's History 1543-1945.

International coverage. Includes 4,311 monographs and 265 serials on 17,500 microfiche and 241 reels of microfilm.

2 volume guide

1576-1803 Catholic Church. Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas. Microfilm edition of the records of the Diocese of Louisiana and the Floridas, 1576-1803

Microfilm of manuscript collection in the University of Notre Dame Archives.

12 reels / 45 page guide.

1613-1921 Iroquois Indians: a Documentary History of the Diplomacy of the Six Nations and Their League.

50 reels / 718 page guide

1619-1776 Virginia. General Assembly. House of Burgesses. Journals of the House of Burgesses, 1619-1776.

4 reels / 147 page guide


Early American Imprints. Series I. Evans.

Early American Imprints, Series I. Evans (1639-1800) has been hailed as one of the most important collections ever produced on microform. Based on the renowned American Bibliography by Charles Evans and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography, the collection was first published by Readex in cooperation with the American Antiquarian Society (AAS).

For decades, the collection has served as a foundation set for research involving early American history, literature, philosophy, religion, and more. Series I. Evans is the definitive resource for information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America, from agriculture and auctions through foreign affairs, diplomacy, literature, music, religion, the Revolutionary War, temperance, witchcraft, and just about any other topic imaginable.

Continuing their long-term relationship, Readex and the AAS are now undertaking a massive project to digitize the entire Evans collection. Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 consists of more than 37,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides, and includes items previously produced on microform plus more than 1,000 additional works located, catalogued and digitized since completion of the earlier effort.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content. The UCF Library does not have the microform collection, but does have the various print bibliographies and online access to the Evans portion:

  • American Bibliography (Evans, 1639-1800) [REF Z1215.E92]
  • Supplement to Charles Evans' American Bibliography (Bristol, 1646-1800) [REF Z1215.E92334]
  • American Bibliography (Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819) [REF Z1215.S48]
  • American Imprints (Shoemaker, 1820-1846) [REF Z1215.S5]
1650-1891 Draper Manuscripts.

Manuscripts collected by Lyman Draper (1815-1891) chiefly on the history of the trans-Allegheny West. Occasionally referred to as the "Draper Papers."

123 reels / 464 page guide / reel list (Truman State Univ)

1681-1914 English Literary Periodicals.

Consists of 341 titles published in Great Britain during the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries. Although predominantly literary in nature, these periodicals nevertheless encompass a wide variety of subject matter and thus provide a wealth of information about the cultural life of the times.

The electronic index is incomplete (about 10%) but growing. The print index provides very limited subject access to the complete set and is shelved in the UCF Library's Reference Collection [REF PR1.E532]. About twenty-five of the periodicals in this collection are at least partially indexed in Poole's Index to Periodical Literature [Index AI3.P7] (1802-1906).

Search the UCF library catalog by individual periodical title (i.e., Journal/Magazine Title: "albemarle") for call numbers, then get reel number from the note in the catalog record; or search by series title (Title: "english literary periodicals") for a list of titles. Some titles listed in the print index are not yet listed in the library catalog, but are available in the microfilm.

969 reels / 96 page guide

1682-1776 Pennsylvania. Provincial Council. Records of the Provincial Council, 1682-1776.

26 reels / 130 page guide

F152.G85 1966
1700-1784 Records of the British Colonial Office, Class 5.
  • Part 1 Westward Expansion, 1700-1784. 12 reels.
  • Part 3 French and Indian War, 1753-1763. 8 reels.
  • Part 5 American Revolution, 1772-1784. 15 reels - guide

2 volume guide

1701-1799 Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts. Papers, 1702-1799.

Until the American Revolution, more than three hundred missionaries were sent into the colonies by this Anglican group.

17 reels / No guide is available.

1732-1826 The Jefferson Papers of the University of Virginia, 1732-1828.

10 reels / 96 page guide (guide is also available online at University of Virginia)

See also the Thomas Jefferson Papers at the Library of Congress.

E332.J654 1977
1740-1783 Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron, 1717-1797. Official Papers, 1740-1783.

U. S. and Canadian history. Official Papers & Correspondence of Jeffery, 1st Baron Amherst, Commander-in-Chief of the British Forces in North America, 1758-64, Governor-General of British North America, 1760, absentee Governor of Virginia 1763-1768, Governor of Guernsey 1770, Privy Councillor 1772, officiating Commander-in-Chief at home 1772-1782, Commander-in-Chief 1793-95, Field Marshal 1796.

202 reels / 6 page guide

1741-1935 American Periodical Series. American Periodicals, 1741-1935.
  • APS I, 1741-1799, 33 reels [MFLM AP2.A387]
  • APS II, 1800-1850, 1,966 reels [MFLM AP2.A388]
  • APS III, 1850-1935, 771 reels [MFLM AP2.A389]

Includes more than 1,100 periodicals. 341 page guide AP2.A388 Guide

American Periodical Series Online is incomplete, but growing, and provides full text access. American Periodicals Index is also incomplete, but may have some coverage not yet included in the full text database.

American Periodical Series covers all known periodical publications that had their inception and ending from 1741 to 1935. The full text of the actual periodicals are in the UCF Library in three microfilm collections (often referred to as APS I, APS II and APS III). You may find the CD-ROM version available in the Library's Electronic Reference Area easier to use. The print index provides very limited subject access to the complete series and is shelved in the UCF Library's Reference Collection [REF AP2.A388]. A more detailed 2-volume print index is available for APS I [REF AP2.A387], providing citations to specific articles. Nearly one hundred of the periodicals in the APS II & APS III collections are at least partially indexed in Poole's Index to Periodical Literature [Index AI3.P7] (1802-1906). See also Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature [Index AI3.R48] for some indexing of articles from 1890-1935.

Search the UCF library catalog by individual periodical title (i.e., Journal/Magazine Title: "american apollo") for call numbers, then get reel number from the series note in the catalog record; or search by series title (Journal/Magazine Title: "american periodical series") for a list of titles.

1757-1787 Baynton, Wharton and Morgan Papers in the Pennsylvania State Archives.

The correspondence and business papers of a famous trading house of colonial Philadelphia. Since the firm was involved in trade with other colonies, with Europe, with the West Indies, and--increasingly--with Indians & settlers in the western country, its papers are rich in information on the movements of trade in the years between the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, on the early development of the Illinois country, on the fur trade, on the supply of provisions for military posts, and generally on the role of this Philadelphia business establishment in westward expansion.

10 reels / 29 page guide (brief guide from Pennsylvania State Archives)

1757-1836 Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836. The Papers of Aaron Burr.
  • Series I: Letters written by and to Burr, the records of his public career, & miscellaneous business records such as receipts, promissory notes, & deeds. (Reels 1-11)
  • Series II: Orderly books kept by Burr during the Revolution and the Journal kept by him for the period 1808-1812. (Reel 12)
  • Series III: Records of Burr's legal practice, 1782-1836. (Reels 13-27)

27 reels / 100 page guide

1758-1784 Haldimand, Frederick, Sir. 1718-1791. Sir Frederick Haldimand: Unpublished Papers and Correspondence, 1758-1784.

Canadian & U.S./Florida history. The official and private correspondence and papers of General Sir Frederick Haldimand, Commander of posts at Three Rivers, Pensacola and St. Augustine 1758-1777, Acting Commander in Chief in North America 1773-1774, and Governor of Quebec 1778-1784, from the British Library.

115 reels / 18 page guide

1773-1783 Great Britain. Public Record Office. American Rebellion: Entry Books (WO36)
and American Revolution Entry Book (WO36).

Some related materials may be available in the 21-volume printed Colonial Office series, Documents of the American Revolution, 1770-1783 [General Collection E203.G68].

2 reels / no guide / contents description



1774-1776 American Archives: Consisting of a Collection of Authentick Records, state papers, debates, and letters and other notices of publick affairs, the whole forming a documentary history of the origin and progress of the North American colonies; of the causes and accomplishment of the American Revolution; and of the Constitution of government for the United States, to the final ratification thereof [by Peter Force] In 6 series.

4th ser. Containing a documentary history of the English colonies in North America, from the King's message to Parliament, of March 7, 1774, to the Declaration of Independence by the United States. 6 v.--5th ser. Containing a documentary history of the United States of America, from the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, to the definitive treaty of peace with Great Britain, September 3, 1783. 3 v.
No more published. The 1st, 2d and 3d series have never appeared. The 5th series, left unfinished, ends with the year 1776.

Index on microfiche only

1774-1789 United States. Continental Congress. Papers of the Continental Congress, 1774-1789.

See also A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates - Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention (Library of Congress)

204 reels / 5 volume guide in Reference only plus a 67 page guide in Reference and General Collection.

1774-1900 American Prose Fiction.

Among the prose forms represented in this series are romances, short stories, fictitious biographies, travels and sketches, and allegories. Although the earliest writings reveal a preoccupation with travel, adventure, temperance, and matrimony, by the mid-1800's many authors began turning to more serious themes, such as slavery and the war, women's rights, westward migration, and social reform. In the last quarter of the century, as the U.S. began to emerge as a modern industrial nation, writers portrayed the diverse life-styles of the population. The collection contains all of the obtainable titles, 10,827 items in all, cited by Lyle H. Wright in his three definitive bibliographies, American Fiction 1774-1850, 1851-1875, and 1876-1900.
[REF PS375.W67, REF PS375.W68, & REF PS375.W69]

Many of the titles from 1851-1875 are also available online.

1,400 reels / 416 page guide / related online guides for American Fiction, 1774-1910 and 1911-1920

1776-1781 Journals of the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Journals ...beginning the twenty-eighth day of November, 1776, and ending the second day of October, 1781, with proceedings of the several committees and conventions before and at the commencement of the American Revolution.

3 reels / no guide

JK3666.P46 1986
1786-1850 Wirt, William, 1772-1834. William Wirt Papers.

Over 8,000 items from the papers of a successful author and eminent lawyer who was Attorney General of the United States from 1817-1829.

24 reels / 23 page guide

1787-1899 Session Laws of American States and Territories, prior to 1900.

Search the UCF library catalog by series title "session laws" for individual states.

No guide is available.

Call # varies
1789- United States Government Publications.

The UCF Library has several microfiche sets providing full text of documents from the U.S. Government, including:

  • CIS U.S. Congressional Committee Hearings Index, 1833-1969
  • American Statistics Index (1984- )

See the Government Resources Collection web pages for more information.

See also: Where to Find the Text of Congressional Publications

1789- American State Papers (1789-1838) and U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817+)
  • CIS U.S. Serial Set Index / American State Papers, 1789-1969
  • CIS Index of Congressional Publications & Legislative Histories (1970- )
  • The index for the microfiche is available in LexisNexis Congressional

Online access to the full text may be available in other resources.

1800-1930 Women Working, 1800-1930 (Open Collections Program, Harvard University Library)

"Digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections that explore women's roles in the US economy between the beginning of the nineteenth century and the Great Depression."

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1806-1979 Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (Cornell University)

"The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science,forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science."

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1808-1874 McCoy, Isaac, 1784-1846. Isaac McCoy Papers, 1808-1874.

Papers of Rev. Isaac McCoy, Baptist minister, Indian missionary and surveyor.

13 reels / 9 page guide / finding aid (Kansas State Historical Society)

1815-1974 Recessions, Depressions, and Economic Panics in American History : Collection of Sources.

Collection of books and government documents on depressions and monetary situations in the U. S.

7 reels / 7 page guide

1824-1900 The Franklin Institute and the Making of Industrial America. 1824-1900.

536 fiche / 74 page guide

1825-1864 Meeker, Jotham, 1804-1855. The Jotham Meeker Papers, 1825-1864.

Papers of Rev. Jotham Meeker, Baptist minister, Indian missionary and printer.

2 reels / 5 page guide / finding aid (Kansas State Historical Society)

1825-1980 Home Economics Archive: Research, Tradition, History (Cornell University)

"HEARTH is a core electronic collection of books and journals in Home Economics and related disciplines. Titles published between 1850 and 1950 were selected and ranked by teams of scholars for their great historical importance."

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1831-1906 The Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony.
  • ser. 1. The Revolution (1868-1872) (reels 1-3)
  • ser. 2. National Woman Suffrage Association collection (1880), Chicago Historical Society (reels 4-5)
  • ser. 3. Chronological collection, 1831-1906 (reels 6-45)

Selected materials are available online (Rutgers Univ).

45 reels / 203 page guide

HQ1413.S67.S7 1992
1833-1893 American Indian Correspondence: the Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893.

35 reels / 100 page guide

1841-1900 Papers of Queen Victoria on Foreign Affairs, Part 4, Portugal & Spain.

10 reels / 66 page guide

DA550.V5 1990
1848-1900 Papers of Queen Victoria on Foreign Affairs, Part 5, France & Belgium.

12 reels / 87 page guide

DA550.V5 1990
1849-1914 Radical Periodicals of Great Britain.

Protest Literature of the Industrial Revolution, 1794-1881, includes publications of Jacobins and other republicans, Owenite cooperators, and Chartists who helped stimulate the growth of class consciousness and the development of trade union power in 19th-century England. Marxism and the Machine Age, 1867-1914, covers the varieties of Marxist, socialist, anarchist, and syndicalist ideologies behind the development of the British Labour Party to the eve of World War I.

Period I:

  • [Pt. 1.] Reynold's Political instructor, no. 1-27, 1849-1850
  • [Pt. 2.] Working man: weekly record of social and industrial progress, 1866. Series 1/1-26, series 2/1-25
  • [Pt. 3.] People's paper; Champion of political justice and universal right. No. 1-34, May-Dec, 1852
  • [Pt. 4.] Diplomatic review. Vols. 1-6, Oct. 1855 - Dec. 1858.

Period II:

  • [Pt. 1.] Social economist: industrial partnerships' record and cooperative review. Vols. 1-3, 1867-1869
  • [Pt. 2.] International herald (International Working Men's Association. British Section) No. 1-81, 1872-1873
  • [Pt. 3.] Labour standard : an organ of industry. Vols. 1-5
  • [Pt. 4.] Progress: a monthly magazine of advanced thought. Vols. 1-7, 1883-1887
  • [Pt. 5.] Our Corner. Vols. 1-12, 1883-1888
  • [Pt. 6.] Today: the monthly magazine of scientific socialism. Series 2: v. 1-11, 1883-1889
  • [Pt. 7.] Labour world: a journal devoted to the interests of all who toil. Series 1: v. 1-6/no.9. Series 2: v. 1-2, 1884-1891
  • [Pt. 8.] Commonweal: organ fo the Socialist League. Series 2: v. 1-2, 1885-1894
  • [Pt. 9.] Labour elector: the organ of practical socialism. Series 1: no. 1-9. Series 2: v. 1-5, 1888-1894
  • [Pt. 10.] International review. No. 1-3, 1889
  • [Pt. 11.] Liberty: a journal of anarchist communism. Vols. 1-3/no. 12, 1894-1896
  • [Pt. 12.] Social democrat: a monthly socialist review. Vols. 1-15 1897-1911
  • [Pt. 13.] Voice of labour: a weekly periodical for those who work and think. No. 1-36, 1907
  • [Pt. 14.] S.D.P. news: a monthly journal of internal affairs for members of the Social Democrats Party. Vols. 1-2, 1910-1911
  • [Pt. 15.] Worker. No. 1- 23, 1910-1912
  • [Pt. 16.] Herald of revolt: organ of the Coming social revolution. Vols. 1-4/no. 5, 1910- 1914
  • [Pt. 17.] British socialist. Vols. 1-2, 1912-1913
  • [Pt. 18.] Joutnal of internal affairs for members of the British Socialist Party. Series 1: no. 1-11. Series 2: no. 1-12, 1912-1916.

1,138 fiche & 46 reels / No guide is available

HN400.R3.R37 1970

HN400.R3.R3 1970

1850-1877 Making of America (Cornell University) & Making of America (Univ of Michigan)

Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 8,500 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1850- Global Performing Arts Database (Cornell University)

"GloPAD is a multimedia, multilingual, Web-accessible database containing digital images, texts, video clips, sound recordings, and complex media objects (such as 3-D images) related to the performing arts from around the world."

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1861-1865 Journal of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865.

On verso of t.p. (v.1): In the Senate of the United States, January 28, 1904. Resolved, That the secretary of war be, and he is hereby, directed to transmit to the Senate a copy of the Journal of the Provisional and the First and Second Congresses of the Confederate States of America, now in the custody of the War Department.

"Convention to frame permanent constitution...Feb. 28-March 11, 1861," and "Constitution for the Provisional government of the Confederate States of America": v.1, p. 851-924.

Issued as Senate Document no. 234 of the 58th Congress, 2nd Session. Also available in the UCF Library on microfiche in the CIS U.S. Congressional Serial Set, #4610-4616.

76 fiche / no guide; general index on microfiche, v.7, p. 847-966.

1862-1946 Great Northern Railway Company Papers, Part I, 1862-1922.

Most of the material is concerned with the period prior to 1923.

  • Series A: Board of Directors' minutes and corporate histories
  • series B: labor
  • series C: settlement and development.

25 reels / 23 page guide

1864-1945 Northern Pacific Railway Company Papers, Part I, 1864-1922.

Most of the material is concerned with the period prior to 1923. Series A: Board of Directors' minutes and corporate histories; series B: labor; series C: settlement and development.

25 reels / 22 page guide

1868-1968 Indian Rights Association. Papers, 1868-1968.

136 reels / 233 page guide

1879-1971 Smithsonian Publications Relating to the North American Indian.
  • Part 1. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Bulletins, 1887-1971 (Reels 1-27).
  • Part 2. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology. Annual reports, 1879-1931 (Reels 28-42).

Some volumes are available in the U. S. Congressional Serial Set.

Some volumes are also available in the UCF Library in U.S. Documents [SI 2.1: ], Special Collections [E51.U55], and Ultrafiche [AC1.P25 no.838-840].

List of Publications of the Bureau of American Ethnology with Index to Authors and Titles [REF GN550.S58 Guide]

Volumes from 1881-1933 of the Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology are available online from the Bibliothèque nationale de France.

42 reels / 127 page guide

1892-1906 The Samuel Milton Jones Papers.

Samuel Milton Jones was the mayor of Toledo, Ohio, from 1897 to 1904. The collection is a rich source of primary materials documenting the development of liberal thought and political action in the United States.

15 reels / 95 page guide

F499.T6.J659 1976
1894-1943 A Guide to Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the United States.

8 page guide [REF E93.U6773 Guide] for the three following sets:

  • South Dakota Emergency Relief Administration. Survey of Indian Reservations, 1935.
    [MFLM E78.S63S7] 3 reels
  • United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs. Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the United States. 1928-1943
    [MFLM E93.U6773] 8 reels
  • United States. Superintendent for the Five Civilized Tribes. Reports of the Commissioner to the Five Civilized Tribes. 1894-1920
    [MFLM E78.I5U85] 3 reels
Call # varies
1899-1979 Van Sickle Leftist Pamphlet Collection.

An assemblage of political pamphlets on socialism & communism. Many of the titles may be unique to UCF.

Search the UCF library catalog by series title "van sickle leftist" or by individual titles to identify unique call numbers.

Special Collections finding aid

Although these records are paper, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

Special Collections
HX15.V35 no....
1902-1981 The Spanish Civil War Collection.

2,225 numbered items from the Herbert Rutledge Southworth pamphlet collection, providing primary materials documenting the Spanish Republican period (1931-1939), the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), and the post-War era of Franco's rule (1939-1975). The collection's greatest strengths are the Civil War itself and the immediate post-War years of the 1940s.

57 reels / 686 page guide

DP269.A1718 1987
1909-1950 Papers of the NAACP.

part 1 : meetings of the Board of Directors, records of annual conferences, major speeches, and special reports, 1909-1950; part 2 : personal correspondence of selected NAACP officials, 1919-1939; part 3 : the campaign for educational equality; Legal Department and Central Office records, 1913-1950.

91 reels / 4 volume guide - part 1, part 2, part 3 - series A (1913-1940) - series B (1940-1950)

1910-1913 Report on Condition of Woman & Child Wage-Earners in the United States.

Issued as Senate Document no. 645 of the 61st Congress, 2nd Session. Also available in the UCF Library on microfiche in the CIS U.S. Congressional Serial Set, #5685-5703. Paper copy of volume 10, History of Women in Trade Unions, is available in the General Collection [HD6079.A5 1974].

The volumes are also available online in Women Working, 1800-1930 (Open Collections Program, Harvard University Library) - "Digitized historical, manuscript, and image resources selected from Harvard University's library and museum collections that explore women's roles in the US economy between the beginning of the nineteenth century and the Great Depression."

3 reels / no guide

1910-1949 Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of Turkey.
  • 1910-1929, reels 78-88 (on order)
  • 1930-1944, reels 1-36
  • 1945-1949, reels 1-8
DR590.R44 1982
DR590.R447 1983
1914- Moody's Manuals on Microfiche.

"Published annually and updated weekly through a series of news reports, Moody's® various manuals [currently] provide information on over 25,000 U.S. and non-U.S. corporate entities and over 17,000 municipal and government securities."

Moody's Analyses of Public Utilities & Industrials (1914-1919)
Moody's Manual of Industrial Securities (1920-1943) [title varies]

The UCF Library no longer has bound volumes of the various Moody's Manuals from the mid 1940's forward. The name changed from Moody's to Mergent's in 1999. Recent information is also available electronically through the library's subscription to Mergent Online .

1917-1941 U.S. Military Intelligence Reports : Surveillance of Radicals in the United States, 1917-1941.

Along with extensive data on radical activities, these records contain a wealth of detail on newly arrived immigrants (one of military intelligence’s favorite targets in the early years covered by the collection). Furthermore, the documents provide valuable inside information on the way in which antisubversive policies were planned and executed at high levels of the federal government, by regional military commanders, and by local authorities. The most copious records in the collection are those covering the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). Also well covered in the collection is the incipient American Communist movement. Hardly neglected are various anarchist, socialist, social democratic, and civil libertarian groups whose activities caused concern among military intelligence officers.

34 reels / 55 page guide

1918-1955 Mary McLeod Bethune Papers.

pt. 1. Writings, diaries, scrapbooks, biographical materials, and files on the National Youth Administration and women's organizations, 1918-1955. 19 reels. guide

Bethune-Cookman College collection, 1922-1955: the administrative records of Mary McLeod Bethune as president of Bethune-Cookman College. 13 reels. guide

32 reels / 2 volume guide

1919 Paris. Peace Conference, 1919. Select Reports of the American Commission to Negotiate Peace.

8 reels / 8 page guide

1920-1974 FBI Confidential Files: J. Edgar Hoover Official & Confidential File.

This file, of which approximately 17,000 pages have been released and are included in this collection (from a 17,700 total), was one of two secret files Hoover maintained in his office. (The other was destroyed soon after his death in 1972.) Hoover's office files contain important policy documents pertaining to wiretapping, bugging, break-ins, and authorizations to investigate subversive activities. Other documents provide insights into the relationship between the FBI director and several Presidents, as well as other prominent Americans. Chronologically, the file is strongest in the 1940s and 1950s.

17 reels / 35 page guide

HV8144.F43.J6 1990
1930-1939 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Spain, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

91 reels / 3 volume guide
1930-1939 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide
1930-1939 Foreign Affairs guide

1930-1944 Records of the Department of State Relating to Political Relations between the United States and Turkey.
2 reels / no guide
R436 1982
1930-1945 Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, Central America & Caribbean.

See separate entries below for Cuba, El Salvador, Honduras, & Nicaragua.

Diplomatic post records are those kept at the embassies or legations rather than in Washington, as are the State Department's central files. For many countries in the years before 1945, the post records, if they have survived, are the researcher's preferred source. They contain the incoming messages from Washington, retained copies of outgoing dispatches, and--where diplomatic representatives were acting with some independence--much more locally gathered information and background material on decision making.

see separate
entries below
1930-1945 Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, Central America, Cuba.

Cuban post records for 1930-1945 offer extensive documentation of that country during the Depression and World War II. The Sumner Welles mission of 1933 and subsequent diplomatic issues are covered as well as the first administration of Fulgencio Batista.

124 reels / 2 volume guide

E183.8.C9.C66 1985
1930-1945 Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, Central America, El Salvador.

El Salvador during the same troubled years saw the regime of General Maximiliano Hernandez Martinez with his suppression of opposition groups, suspension of many civil liberties, and limited success in agrarian and labor reform before his overthrow in 1944.

28 reels / 51 page guide

F1486.C6 1984
1930-1945 Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, Central America, Honduras.

Honduran post records trace the manner in which General Tiburcio Carias Andino gained the presidency in 1932 after years of unrest and quickly assumed dictatorial powers. There is also material on the supporting role of the United Fruit Company throughout this period.

42 reels / 62 page guide

F1506.C6 1983
1930-1945 Confidential U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, Central America, Nicaragua.

The end of a long occupation by U.S. marines came to Nicaragua in 1933, but in 1937 began the presidential entrenchment of the head of the Guardia Nacional, Anastasio Somoza, who would last until his assassination in 1956. Why and in what ways Somoza benefited from official U.S. backing is well documented in this collection.

38 reels / 49 page guide

F1527.C66 1984
1930-1949 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Panama, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

84 reels / 4 volume guide
1930-1939 Internal Affairs guide
1930-1939 Foreign Affairs guide
1940-1944 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide
1945-1949 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide

F1566.5.C7732 1990
1934 Leni Riefenstahl's 'Triumph of the Will'.

On the production of "the greatest propaganda film ever made." Records the Nazi Party Congress at Nurnberg in September, 1934.

1 reel / 8 page guide

1938-1945 The German Army High Command, 1938-1945.

A definitive study of the German Army High Command before and during World War II prepared by a group of former German generals and their staffs under the guidance of the U .S. Army, Historical Division. In individual reports, the generals disclose their roles in the war, from secret mobilization plans of 1938 to Blitzkrieg strikes into Eastern Europe and from internal power struggles with the Wehrmacht High Command to tactical problems caused by Hitler's assumption of military control. All reports have been translated into English.

4 reels / index on reel 1 / also 8 page guide

1938-1978 FBI File on the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

9 reels / 8 page guide

1938- Code of Federal Regulations.

Paper volumes for the current year are available on the US Documents Ready Reference shelves.
Title 3, containing Presidential Proclamations & Executive Orders, is available in paper for 1986+.

1940-1963 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Mexico, Internal & Foreign Affairs.
  • Internal Affairs, 1940-1963
  • Foreign Affairs, 1950-1963

289 reels / 10 volume guide
1940-1944 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide
1945-1949 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide
1950-1954 Internal Affairs guide
1955-1959 Internal Affairs guide
1960-1963 Internal Affairs guide
1950-1954 Foreign Affairs guide
1955-1959 Foreign Affairs guide
1960-1963 Foreign Affairs guide

1941-1946 Historic Government Publications from World War II: A Digital Library

Southern Methodist University provides a browsable and searchable collection of documents.

Although these records are electronic, not microform, they are included in this list because of related content.

1941-1961 OSS State Department Intelligence & Research Reports, Latin America.

Latin American coverage contains 369 reports, some as brief as two pages, but including 54 that range upward of 50 pages each. These reports are not contained in the State Department's foreign relations series, the armed forces' official histories, or any subscription service of declassified documents.

10 reels / 56 page guide

F1414.2.L328 1981
1941-1980 FBI Wiretaps, Bugs & Break-ins Microform: The National Security Electronic Surveillance Card File & the Surreptitious Entries File.

The National Security Electronic Surveillance Card File originated in 1941 as the Symbol Number Sensitive Source Index. Kept at FBI headquarters, this was a card file that indicated next to a "symbol number" the specific source of field reports originating from informers, wiretaps, bugs, mail covers or intercepts, and break-ins.

The FBI has released from the inactive files approximately 700 cards identifying targeted organizations together with the start and end dates of the surveillance. It has deleted the symbol numbers and any geographic locations from the released cards and has not released cards showing individuals as subjects. Thus the absence of a card cannot be interpreted to mean there was no such surveillance of an organization or its officers. There are no cards, for instance, on the Communist Party. But from the cards released, the researcher can trace in other sources the FBI's uses of the information. The cards also serve to suggest the agency's priorities and tactics.

J. Edgar Hoover never intended that historians should see documentation of the FBI's "black bag jobs," as they were called before being renamed "surreptitious entries." But after his death in 1972, his elaborate systems for preserving deniability broke down. Justice Department attorneys in 1975 discovered a large cache of records in the office safe of Thomas Malone, special agent in charge in New York City, who had failed to comply with the director's orders for the destruction of such material every six months.

The Surreptitious Entries File (FBI 62-117166) reproduced here includes the released files of the Malone safe along with the records of the Justice Department inquiries of 1975-1980 that led to the discovery and use of the files in litigation (originally FBI 66-1860). The most prominent subjects of the documents were the Socialist Workers Party and the Weather Underground, both dating from the early 1970s.

4 reels / 17 page guide

HV8144.F43.F357 1988
1944-1968 The Papers of the Congress of Racial Equality.

Papers that trace the history of CORE as a local and national organization and document its role in the civil rights struggles of this time period. The period covered most thoroughly is 1959 - 1964. The papers in the main collection are arranged in series according to the offices and departments by which they were designated when sent to the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Each series is arranged alphabetically by subject and each subject is arranged chronologically. The "Addendum" is a microfilm edition of the CORE papers held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, Inc. in Atlanta.

The main collection is 49 reels. UCF only has the 25 reel Addendum.

25 reels / 77 page guide

1944-1994 North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) Archive of Latin Americana.

Predominant throughout are primary sources, with secondary sources consisting mainly of research institutes' working papers and other similar types of scholarship. Strengths include politics, government, socioeconomic conditions, agriculture, solidarity groups, human & civil rights, racial groups, women & gender issues, culture, church & religion, and environment & ecology.

  • Caribbean. 1959-1991. 5 reels. [MFLM F2183.C37 1997]
  • Central America. 1964-1992. 16 reels. [MFLM F1436.C46 1997]
  • Latin America. 47 reels. [MFLM F1414.L38 1997]
  • Argentina. 1944-1991. 10 reels. [MFLM F2849.A75 1997]
  • Chile. 1959-1990. 50 reels. [MFLM F3099.C54 1997]
  • Cuba. 1956-1994. 24 reels. [MFLM F1788.C8242 1997]
  • Mexico. 1947-1992. 16 reels. [MFLM F1226.M48 1998]
  • Peru. 1961-1991. 7 reels. [MFLM F3448.2.P48 1998]
  • Puerto Rico. 1957-1991. 8 reels. [MFLM F1976.P83 1998]
  • Venezuela. 1964-1983. 3 reels. [MFLM F2321.V45 1998]

186 reels / 138 page guide [REF Z688.L4.J64 1999 guide]

Call # varies
1945-1954 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, France, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

102 reels / 4 volume guides
1945-1949 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide
1950-1954 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide (UCF does not have 1950-1954 pt 2)
1945-1949 Foreign Affairs guide
1950-1954 Foreign Affairs guide
1955-1959 Foreign Affairs guide (UCF does not have 1955-1959)

1945-1954 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Palestine & Israel, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

55 reels / 2 volume guides (missing reel 10 of 1950-1954 internal affairs)

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Argentina, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

109 reels / 4 volume guide
1945-1949 Internal Affairs pt 1 guide, pt 2 guide
1945-1949 Foreign Affairs guide
1950-1954 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide (UCF does not have 1950-1954 microfilm)
1955-1959 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide

F2849.C6 1987
F2849.2.C6 1987
1945-1963 Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, Cuba, Internal & Foreign Affairs.

148 reels / 5 volume guide
1945-1949 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide
1950-1954 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide
1955-1959 Internal & Foreign Affairs guide
1960-Jan. 1963 Internal Affairs guide (paper copy missing)
1960-Jan. 1963 Foreign Affairs guide (paper copy missing)

F1787.5.C66 1999
1945-1964 Claude A. Barnett Papers: Part I: Associated Negro Press News Releases, 1928-1964.

Barnett founded and directed the Associated Negro Press. UCF Library has Series B (1945-1955) and Series C (1956-1964).

54 reels / 55 page guide

1945-1975 A Study of Strategic Lessons Learned in Vietnam, 1945-1975

3 reels / 10 page guide
D557.7.S783 1991
1946-1976 CIA Research Reports: Latin America, 1946-1976.

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, British Guiana, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.

5 reels / 22 page guide

F1414.L46 1982
1950-1970 The United States & Castro's Cuba, 1950-1970, the Paterson Collection.

22 reels / 9 page guide on reel 1

E183.8.C9.U55 1998
1953-1960 The John F. Kennedy 1960 Campaign.

22 reels / 39 page and 79 page guides

1953-1980 FBI File: Malcolm X.

Excerpts from the files are also available in the book, Malcolm X: The FBI File, by Clayborne Carson [BP223.Z8.L5794 1991]

See also FBI Freedom of Information Act Reading Room

10 reels / 36 page guide

E185.97.L5.F23 1996
1959-1972 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Papers, 1959-1972.

Microfilm edition of the papers of the SNCC in the Library and Archives of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Center for Nonviolent Change, Atlanta, Ga.

73 reels / 132 page guide

E185.61.S916 1981
1961-1963 Civil Rights During the Kennedy Administration, 1961-1963.

pt. 2. The Papers of Burke Marshall, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights. - guide

UCF does not have Pt. 1. The White House central files and staff files, and the president's office files (19 reels).

28 reels / guide is located in GEN COLL JC599.U5C49 1986 Guide

JC599.U5.C49 1986
1961-1963 The John F. Kennedy National Security Files, Latin America.

10 reels / 280 page guide

F1418.J6 1987
1963-1969 The Lyndon B. Johnson National Security Files, Latin America.

26 reels / 367 page guide

F1418.L93 1987
F1418.L94 1999
1963-1969 Civil Rights During the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969.
  • Pt. 1. The White House central files. (15 reels) guide
  • Pt. 2. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: administrative history. (3 reels) guide
  • Pt. 3. Oral histories. (3 reels) guide

21 reels / 68 page guide is located in GEN COLL JC599.U5C5 1984 Guide

JC599.U5.C5 1984
1963-1969 Political Activities of the Johnson White House, 1963-1969. Part 1, White House Central and Confidential Files.

47 reels / 138 page guide

1963-1969 History of the Department of Justice, November 1963 -- January 1969.

Administrative history of the Department of Justice during the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson, November 1963-January 1969.

6 reels / 24 page guide

1963-1973 FBI File: Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).

See also FBI Freedom of Information Act Reading Room

2 reels / 5 page guide

E185.61.U551 1991
1964-1978 The Free Southern Theater Records, 1963-1978.

In 1963, the Free Southern Theater was organized by John O'Neal and Gilbert Moses to act as a cultural and educational extension for the Civil Rights Movement in the South.

Arranged by four major series with subseries: Administrative Series, Theater Production Series, General Correspondence Series, Financial Records Series.

47 reels / 76 page guide

1968-1976 FBI File on the Black Panther Party, North Carolina.

See also FBI Freedom of Information Act Reading Room

2 reels / 4 page guide

E185.615.F3465 1986
1969-1974 Papers of the Nixon White House.
  • pt. 1. Official inventories of papers and other historical materials of the Nixon White House (96 microfiches)
  • pt. 2. The President's meeting file, 1969-1974 (260 fiches)
  • pt. 3. John Ehrlichman : notes of meetings with the President, 1969-1973 (77 fiches)
  • pt. 4. The John Ehrlichman alphabetical subject file, 1969-1973 (175 fiches)
  • pt. 5. H.R. Haldeman : notes of White House meetings, 1969-1973 (98 fiches)
  • pt. 6, ser. A. Documents annotated by the President, 1969-1974 (370 fiches)
  • pt. 6, ser. B. Daily news summaries annotated by the President, 1969-1973 (244 fiches)
  • pt. 7. President's personal files, 1969-1974 (548 fiches)
  • pt. 8. The Nixon White House tapes : the complete transcripts prepared by the Watergate Special Prosecution Force (75 fiches).

See also Nixon Presidential Materials for finding aids.

1,943 fiche / 8 volume guide

1969- Value Line Investment Survey .

Weekly issues provide updates at least quarterly for each of approximately 1,700 equity issues.
"For each stock in its universe it offers year-ahead and three- to five-year probable relative price performance, projections of key financial measures, and concise, objective commentary on current operations and future prospects."

1972- Urban Documents Microfiche Collection

Organized by location, the Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD) gives the user access to the thousands of periodic reports that were issued by approximately 500 selected US and Canadian urban area agencies and departments.

Florida cities and counties selectively covered include Broward County, Clearwater, Dade County, Duval County, Fort Lauderdale, Hialeah, Hillsborough County, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Leon County, Miami, Miami Beach, Orange County, Orlando, Pembrooke Pines, Pinellas County, Pompano Beach, St. Petersburg, Tallahassee, Tamarac, and Tampa.

The UCF Library has the full text for all U.S. and Canadian areas on microfiche for 1979-1998 (indexed in volumes 8-26) and the print indexes for 1972-2003, volumes 1-31.


CBS News Index

Provides the transcripts of CBS news television broadcasts from 1975-1986, including:

  • CBS daily news broadcasts
  • CBS News Special Report
  • Special Report for Young People
  • CBS Reports
  • Face the Nation
  • Going Places
  • Inside CBS News
  • Magazine
  • Razzmatazz
  • 60 Minutes
  • 30 Minutes
  • On the Road with Charles Kuralt
  • Universe
  • Your Turn
  • CBS News Daily Broadcast
  • CBS News Special
  • Who's Who
  • West 57th
  • Our Times with Bill Moyers.

See also Television News Archive (Vanderbilt Univ) which provides abstracts of evening news broadcasts from August 5, 1968 forward.

12 volume index is available at Index AP 2.C372

AP 2.C372
1978-1998 SEC File.

Microfiche database of corporate annual reports & U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission Documents. The EDGAR database provides electronic access to SEC filings from 1994 forward.

See also LexisNexis Academic which provides some SEC filings from 1987 forward and some annual reports as far back as 1972.

Multiple volume indexes are available next to the microfiche cabinet in the Reference Area.

1979-1991 CIRR : Corporate and Industry Research Reports.

Over 100,000 analytical research reports prepared by leading analysts and economists from regional, national, and international securities and investment firms.

Ask at the Reference Desk for assistance in using the CD-ROM index.

Some recent (1996- ) research reports are also available in Investext Plus .

An unaffiliated set of microfiche, CRI File [MFCH HF5382.5.U5.C37], provides various information for 1984 & 1986 about companies, including the annual report, a research analyst report, and in-house newsletters.

Dates Other Microform Resources Location
various CoreFiche: Books Listed in 'Granger's Index to Poetry' plus.

Master Index to Poetry: A Companion Index to Poetry in Anthologies and Collections... provides author, translator, title and first line access to approximately 140,000 poems by over 20,000 authors. The full text of those poems can be found in the 1,303 titles in 1,360 volumes of CoreFiche.

Guide in Reference only [REF PN 6100.M37 1992].

CoreFiche is also indexed in Poem Finder, that indexes more than 750,000 poems from 3,500 anthologies, 5,000 single-author works, and 6,000 periodical issues. Poem Finder includes more than 70,000 full text poems.

The Orlando Public Library also has the complete CoreFiche poetry collection, plus a special collection of Granger anthologies that may include some older or newer books not included in the CoreFiche collection.

various CoreFiche Short Stories. Books Listed in the Short Story Index.

Roth's Index to Short Stories, 4th ed. and supplement [REF PN6120.2 .R68 1994 and Supplement], provides author, translator and title access to more than 12,000 stories by 1,300 authors. The full text of those stories can be found in the 990 volumes of CoreFiche Short Stories.

The UCF Library has the complete collection, with the exception of Phase IV (no.5553-5676).
Phase I, no.5016-5319; Phase II, no.5321-no.5444; Phase III, no.5446-no.5551; Phase V, no.5678-no.5788; Phase VI, no.5790-no.5909; Phase VII, no.5913-no.5977

The full text of some stories may also be available through Story Finder, a module of Lit Finder.

1692-1967 PCMI Library Collection.

Full text reproductions on ultrafiche of works from American civilization, literature, humanities, science & technology, and social sciences. No guide is available, but the individual titles are included in the UCF library catalog.

Browse the UCF library catalog by call number

See also the American Culture Series, 1493-1875

1884-1980 William S. Gray Research Collection in Reading.

Provides a retrospective compilation of reading research documents from key journals, books, research reports, and monographs published between 1884 and 1980. The full text documents are available in the UCF Library on microfiche. An author/subject guide is available in the Reference Collection. Author/subject index cards in the drawers preceding the microfiche also provide abstracts.

1935-1976 Rutgers Center of Alcohol Studies. Raymond G. McCarthy Memorial Collection of the Alcohol Literature.

Contains approximately 19,000 full-text documents of the materials abstracted in the Classified Abstract Archive of the Alcohol Literature, the Quarterly Journal of Studies on Alcohol and the Journal of Studies on Alcohol. To identify more recent material, the Alcohol Studies Database contains citations (not full text) of over 55,000 documents indexed by the Rutgers University Center of Alcohol Studies since 1987.

The UCF Library has the complete collection:

  • sect.A, ca. 1935-1950 (documents 1-5700)
  • sect.B, 1951-1965 (documents 5701-11500)
  • sect.C, 1966-1976 (documents 11501-16110;340001-371146)
1966-1982 SCAN Microfiche Collection.

Provides approximately 4,000 microfiche documents distributed by the U.S. Administration on Aging in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Also indexed in the AgeLine database via Cambridge Scientific Abstracts .

1966- ERIC Microfiche.

Approximately one-half of the entries in the ERIC database (or 430,000 citations) relate to education documents indexed in RIE (Resources in Education). Identified by unique ED numbers, ERIC documents include a wide variety of resources such as teaching guides, research reports, bibliographies, issue papers, instructional materials, and test and evaluation instruments.

The EBSCOhost version of ERIC includes links to the UCF Library holdings, so search ERIC on EBSCOhost to identify journal articles (EJ#s) and documents (ED#s). Note that most full text ED documents from 1966 forward are available in microfiche format on the third floor of the UCF Library.

Preceding the ED microfiche are microfiche with ES numbers and MP numbers that are no longer used. The MP numbers were indexed in Manpower Research Inventory (not available at UCF), but most of the MP documents seem to have been reproduced in the ED series and indexed in the ERIC database. The documents with ES numbers are not included in the ERIC database, but the ES documents are indexed in Pacesetters in Innovation [Index L11.P325] identifying Projects to Advance Creativity in Education (PACE) from 1966-1969.

1968-1995 NCJRS Microfiche Collection.

The National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts Database contains summaries of more than 150,000 criminal justice publications, including Federal, State, and local government reports, books, research reports, journal articles, and unpublished research. Some of the documents indexed in the NCJRS Abstracts Database are available in the NCJRS Microfiche Collection near the UCF Library's Reference Desk.
Selective coverage from NCJ 00001 (1968) to NCJ 157588 (1995).

1975-1995 Terrorism, Special Studies.

Expert analysts dissect specific terrorist acts or types of acts, explore the goals beyond the violence, illuminate the psychology of terrorism, trace the origins and development of terrorist movements, contrast domestic terrorism with extraterritorial threats, compare state-sponsored and independent terrorist activities, and address the formidable problem of developing feasible counter-terrorist measures and policies.

17 reels / 4 volume guide

JX5420.T47 1986
1982- College Catalogs on Microfiche.

College Source provides 17,197 College Catalogs in complete cover-to-cover, original page format from 1994 forward. The microfiche collection provides an archive of catalogs from 1982-2000.

1990- CIS Index to International Statistics (IIS)

Indexes and abstracts statistical publications from approximately 100 issuing sources, including: United Nations main and subsidiary bodies, regional commissions, and specialized agencies; the European Union; the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; the Organization of American States; and some 35 other IGOs. The UCF Library has the full text of some reports in print or microfiche formats.

Also indexed in LexisNexis Statistical .

1990- CIS Statistical Reference Index (SRI)

Indexes and abstracts statistics contained in publications from more than 1,000 leading sources: associations and institutes, businesses and commercial publishers, state government agencies, research centers, and universities. The UCF Library has the full text of some reports in print or microfiche formats.

Also indexed in LexisNexis Statistical .


Other Historic Resources

There are many other resources available in the UCF Library. The following are just a few of the print volumes that you may find useful for historic and primary source information.

1492-1979 Sources and Documents of United States Constitutions is an annotated collection of the fundamental instruments recording the historical development of constitutional government in each state in the Union. For example, the Florida section includes the Treaty of Amity (1819); Act of March 3, 1821; territorial acts; and Florida Constitutions, 1838-1968.

Sources and Documents of United States Constitutions, Second Series provides a substantial number of additional documents dealing with constitutional development, but not directly or exclusively relevant to a single state, starting with Privileges and Prerogatives granted to Christopher Columbus (1492) and ending with Bakke v. University of California Regents (June 28, 1979).

Gen Coll
KF4530 .S94

Gen Coll
KF4530 .S942

1493-1968 Annals of America.

Provides the history of America through letters, documents, speeches, etc - beginning with a letter home from Columbus in 1493 and ending with part of an article by Scott Buchanan, philosopher, educator, and writer on politics, published in the Center Magazine in 1968.
21 volumes

1493-1982 Album of American History.

"The intent to tell the history of America through pictures made at the time the history was being made."
7 volumes

1606-1775 Select Charters and Other Documents Illustrative of American History, 1606-1775
Contents: First Charter of Virginia -- Second Charter of Virginia -- Third Charter of Virginia -- Patent of the Council for New England -- Mayflower Compact -- Ordinance for Virginia -- Grant of Maine to Gorges and Mason -- First Charter of Massachusetts -- Charter of Privileges to Patroons -- Grant of New Hampshire -- Plymouth Patent -- Charter of Maryland -- Grant of New Hampshire and Massonia -- Fundamental Orders of Connecticut -- Grant of the Province of Maine -- Fundamental Articles of New Haven -- Massachusetts Body of Liberties -- Patent of Providence Plantations -- New England Confederation -- Government of New Haven -- Maryland Toleration Act -- Navigation Act -- First Navigation Act -- Charter of Connecticut -- Explanatory Navigation Act -- First Charter of Carolina -- Charter of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations -- Second Navigation Act -- Grant to the Duke of York -- Grant of New Jersey to Berkeley and Carteret -- New Jersey Concession and Agreement -- Second Charter of Carolina -- Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina -- Third Navigation Act -- Grant of New Jersey to Carteret -- Quintipartite Deed -- Concessions and Agreements of West New Jersey -- Charter of Pennsylvania -- Grant of East New Jersey -- Frame of Government of Pennsylvania -- Pennsylvania and Delaware Frame -- Second Charter of Massachusetts -- Navigation Act -- Pennsylvania Frame of Government -- Treaty of Ryswick -- Pennsylvania Charter of Privileges -- Treaty of Utrecht -- Explanatory Charter of Massachusetts -- Charter of Georgia -- Molasses Act -- Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle -- Albany Plan of Union -- Writ of Assistance -- Treaty of Paris -- Royal Proclamation Concerning America -- Sugar Act -- Stamp Act -- Quartering Act -- Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress -- Declaratory act -- Act Suspending the New York Assembly -- Townshend Acts -- Act Establishing Customs Commissioners -- Revenue Act -- Tea Act -- Massachusetts Circular Letter -- Virginia Resolutions -- Boston Port Act -- Massachusetts Government Act -- Administration of Justice Act -- Quartering Act -- Declaration and Resolves of the First Continental Congress -- The Association -- Lord North's Conciliatory Resolution -- New England Restraining Act -- Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms -- Petition to the King -- Report on Lord North's Conciliatory Resolution -- Proclamation of Rebellion -- Act Prohibiting Trade and Intercourse with America.
Gen Coll
E173 .M131
1758- Annual Register of world events; a review of the year.

"Contents vary. 19th- and early-20th-century volumes are strong in biographical information in the obituary sections. Recent volumes have few obituary notices. Includes survey articles on the year's developments in the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth, and other countries of the world; international organizations; and chapters on religion, science, law, the arts, economics, etc. Includes some public documents, and many abstracts of political speeches. Gives English affairs with more fullness than those of other countries." [ALA Guide to Reference Books, 11th ed.]

Internet Library of Early Journals provides free online full-text for volumes from 1758-1778.

Gen Coll

five years
in REF

1773-1783 B. F. Stevens's Facsimiles of Manuscripts in European Archives Relating to America, 1773-1783.

With descriptions, editorial notes, collations, references and translations. 25 volumes.

Gen Coll
E203.S84 1970
1860-1865 The war of the rebellion : a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
  • Ser. I. [Formal reports, both Union and Confederate, of the first seizures of United States property in the Southern States] (53 v. in 111)
  • Ser. II. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns, Union and Confederate, relating to prisoners of war and to state or political prisoners] (8 v.)
  • Ser. III. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Union authorities] (5 v.)
  • Ser. IV. [Correspondence, orders, reports and returns of the Confederate authorities] (3. v.)
  • General index and additions and corrections

Online versions are available from Cornell University and Ohio State University and in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.

Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is available in the UCF Library Atlas Collection [Atlas G1201.S5.U6 1958]

  • Part 1
    • Plates 1-84: Maps and illustrations relating to military operations in the field
  • Part 2
    • Plates 85-135: Maps and illustrations relating to military operations in the field
    • Plates 136-161: General topographical maps
    • Plates 162-171: Military divisions and departments
    • Plate 172: Uniforms, soldiers and enlisted men
    • Plate 173: Ordnance, ordnance stores, etc.
    • Plate 174: Care of, and means of transport of sick or wounded
    • Plate 175 Corps flags, badges, etc.

See also: Official records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion
[Gen Coll E591.U58] - also available online from Cornell University and in the U.S. Congressional Serial Set

Gen Coll
1861-1968 Foreign Relations of the United States.

"presents the official documentary historical record of major foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity of the United States Government. The series documents the facts and events that contributed to the formulation of policies and includes evidence of supporting and alternative views to the policy positions ultimately adopted." This bound set of more than 350 volumes is available in the UCF Library and is still being published, but has a delay in publication of approximately thirty years. Some volumes are available online from the State Department - particularly many of the volumes covering 1961-1972. Another digitization project is underway at the University of Wisconsin providing online access to volumes covering 1861-1960.

Gen Coll
1972- Historic Documents of...

"From hundreds of speeches, government reports, treaties, court decisions, presidential statements, and special studies we [Congressional Quarterly] have isolated the 100 or so [annually] that may qualify for the appellation of 'historic documents.'" Index 1972-1999 (see most recent bound volume for cumulative indexing of 2000+)


Other Sources:

Some descriptions of the above sets are taken from the publishers' catalogs or guides. To identify other microform sets that may be available in libraries elsewhere, consult the following:

  • Historical Documentary Editions 2000: A Descriptive List of Documentary Publications Supported or Endorsed by the National Historical Publications & Records Commission [US DOC AE1.110:H62/2000]

  • A Guide to the Microform Collections in the Humanities & Social Sciences Division of the Library of Congress [US DOC LC1.6/4:M58/7] (1996)

  • Microform Collections & Selected Titles in Microform in the Microform Reading Room, Library of Congress [US DOC LC1.2:M58/4] (1991)

  • Microform Research Collections: A Guide, edited by Suzanne C. Dodson [REF Z1033.M5.D64 1978]

  • Union List of Microfilms, Cumulation 1949-1959 [REF Z1033.M5.P5 1961]

  • Guide to Microforms in Print [REF Z1033.M5.G8 2000]

Archives & Finding Aids:

  • UCF Special Collections is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. It houses materials which are considered rare or of special interest to researchers. It also houses materials relating to the University and to the local community.
  • Resources for UCF Statistics includes information about microfilm copies available on the third floor of the Library of some UCF paper publications from the Archives.

  • ArchiveGrid - "Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies."

  • EAD Sites Annotated provides a list of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) sites that provide online access to finding aids. A few of the full-text primary resources may be available online, but the focus of the finding aids is to assist you in identifying the resources held in various special collections and archives.

  • Repositories of Primary Sources provides a list of over 4600 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.

  • Directory of Archives & Manuscript Repositories in the United States [REF CD3020.D49 1988]

  • Guide to Archives & Manuscripts in the United States [REF CD3022.A45]

  • Subject Collections : a Guide to Special Book Collections and Subject Emphases as Reported by University, College, Public, and Special Libraries and Museums in the United States and Canada [REF Z731.A78 1993]

  • Directory of Special Libraries and Information Centers [REF Z731.D56]

  • Special Collections in College and University Libraries [REF Z731.S73 1989]

  • National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections - UCF also has paper copies for 1959-1974 [REF Z6620.U5.N3]

  • Archival and Manuscripts Guides provides a list of online resources.

  • UNESCO Archives Portal provides an international gateway to information for archivists and archive users.

  • Ready, 'Net, Go! Archival Internet Resources provides an index of archival indexes, referring you to the major indexes, lists, and databases of archival resources.

  • Society of Florida Archivists

  • Primary Source Microfilm's Online Guides

  • Related Links (Florida Bureau of Archives & Records Management)

Looking for something else? Ask for assistance at the UCF Library's Research Assistance Desk or contact Ask A Librarian.

The original examination of the UCF Library microform collection was done by Cheryl Mahan & Carole Hinshaw in 1991.
Prepared by: Rich Gause, Government Documents Librarian

Last updated October 13, 2011 9:26:09 AM

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