Work in progress

This application is a work in progress. There are known problems with the data which are currently limiting search results. Formatting of the web pages is very rough, and monograph search results display a large amount of technical material which is not particularly relevant to actual use of the system by researchers.

The monographs

Approximate text representations of the monographs were generated by applying Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to the scanned page images. OCRed text typically contains a small percentage of errors, but is nonetheless often useful for searching purposes.

The newspapers

The database contains article and regular column headlines and about 10% of the entries contain bylines. This data was manually entered. Most headlines are quite short. It may be necessary to account for errors in the original newspaper and data entry errors when searching this material.

What to search Monographs
Search words
Limit which monographs are searched
Select one or more monographs
Limit newspaper results by date range
Beginning date Year: Month: Day:
Ending date Year: Month: Day: