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  1. Manuscript material relating to activities and observations of individuals from the UK and US in China from 1793 to 1980.
  2. Material relevant to the study of global history and trade.
  3. A database with extensive monographs, manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals and photographs about Indigenous populations in North America.
  4. A comprehensive portal for understanding the Komagata Maru incident of 1914 and its impact today through a variety of materials including government documents, books, journal articles, oral histories, private archives, artistic endeavours, and interviews.
  5. Online access to original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the Mass Observation organisation, as well as printed publications, photographs and interactive features. Mass Observation was founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, film-maker Humphrey Jennings and poet Charles Madge. Their aim was to create an 'anthropology of ourselves', and by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers they studied the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain.
  6. An extensive collection of manuscript materials for the study of medieval travel writing in fact and in fantasy.
  7. Papers of Edward Sylvester Morse documenting life in 19th century Japan before it was transformed by Western modernization.
  8. Access to nearly 200 million pages of digitized historical content.
    Free for residents located in British Columbia and the Yukon, Canada. SFU Authorized Users may access the same Gale Digital Collections from anywhere with a valid SFU ID and password.
  9. Access to rare and priceless literary sources for scholars and students studying the Romantic period.
  10. Original manuscript and rare printed material on trans-Atlantic slavery and abolition.
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