This collection provides primary source documents on the frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia. Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement, & Colonial Encounters brings together documents from 16 archives around the world, including more than 1,015 documents from Glenbow and Hudson Bay’s Archive. There are some 240,000 Images and 7,895 Documents in the collection pertaining
to the Frontiers of North America, Africa and Australasia. 68% of the collections details North America, and 20% of that material
is specific to Canada. There are more than 1,015 documents from the Glenbow Museum and
Hudson Bay’s Archive.
The collection deals with some of the major themes of
frontier existence including: Settlement development, Law and order, Violence,
Expeditions and exploration, Relations with indigenous peoples, Trade and
commerce, Death and disease, Missionaries and religion, Women’s history,
Military matters, Mining, Religion, Gold rushes, Settler governance, Contested
boundaries, Agriculture and livestock.
Read the Sept 6 2017 news release at: http://www.amdigital.co.uk/m-news/frontierlife-canada-news/
3 minute video https://youtu.be/VhW-2s0EXf0
Adam Matthew and 18 leading academic institutions have collaborated to open this essential content to libraries and educational institutions nationwide, including all library types: public, post-secondary, special, archives, museums and K-12 schools
registered institutions automatically have full access to Frontier Life, through IP authentication set up with the IP list provided by CRKN.
For all other Canadian public, post-secondary,
special, archives, museums, and K-12 libraries, please complete the form at http://www.amdigital.co.uk/frontier-life-canada/ to gain access .
users include alumni access .
for Data/Text Mining (Adam Matthew API, or other delivery).
in Perpetuity for unlimited users.
DRM restrictions on Print/Download
records included. Free to download MARC 21 catalogue records are
available. Please see the MARC records section of our website at http://www.amdigital.co.uk/librarians-resources/marc-records/ for download instructions.
Frontier Life is to be setup for authenticated
access similar to other licensed paid resources. For off-site access to digital collections
via an EZ Proxy server (or equivalent), please follow this link below for
information on how to set this up: https://www.oclc.org/support/services/ezproxy/documentation/db/amdigital.en.html
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