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Microfilm Collections

Selected list of major (generally at least 10 reels) microfiche and microfilm sets of primary sources. Most of these sets are collections of unpublished manuscript material. Large sets that have been individually cataloged (e.g., Early English Books, German Baroque Literature) have not been included. All material can be found in the Microform and Newspaper Collections on the ground floor of Suzzallo Library unless noted otherwise.


Labor | Native Americans & the West | Women | African Americans | Civil & Human Rights | American Politics, Politicians & Presidents |US National Security | US International Affairs - Vietnam | US International Affairs - Asia | US International Affairs - Eastern Europe | US International Affairs - Western Europe | US International Affairs - Middle East | US International Affairs - Latin American & Africa | British Politics, Government & Foreign Affairs | World War II | Soviet Union | Missions & Missionaries | History of Science | Cinema | Miscellaneous - Europe | Miscellaneous - Asia | Miscellaneous - Americas

      LABOR

Title Reels Call No. Guide
American Federation of Labor and the Unions: National and International Union Records from the Samuel Gompers Era, 1877-1937
149 reels
A6683
printed guide
American Labor Unions Constitutions and Proceedings: Part I, 1836-1974
197 reels
A5081
printed guide
The Green Rising, 1910-1977: A supplement to the Southern Tenant Farmers Union Papers
17 reels
A6612
printed guide
Guide to the Alaska Packers Association Records, 1891-1970
microfiche
M1327
printed guide
Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, 1895-1992
  • Part 1: Records of the BSCP, 1925-1969
  • Part 2: Records of the Ladies Auxiliary of the BSCP, 1931-1968
  • Part 3: Records of the BSCP relations with the Pullman Company, 1925-1968
50 reels
A9702
printed guides
Southern Tenant Farmers Union Papers, 1934-1970
17 reels
A6612
printed guide

      NATIVE AMERICANS & THE WEST

Title Reels Call No. Guide
John Collier Papers, 1922-1968
59 reels
A6833
printed guide
Papers of John Peabody Harrington in the Smithsonian Institution, 1907-1957
  • v. 1: Native American History, Language, and Culture of Alaska/Northwest Coast
  • v. 9: A Guide to the Correspondence
47 reels
A6952
printed guide
Papers of the St. Louis fur trade
  • pt. 1. The Chouteau collection, 1752-1925
  • pt. 3. Robert Campbell Family collection
70 reels
A8549
printed guide
Papers of the Society of American Indians, 1906-1946
10 reels
A8210
printed guide
Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Central Classified Files, 1907-1939
  • Series A. Indian delegations to Washington
  • Series B. Indian customs and social relations
  • Series C. Indian health and medical affairs, pt. 1
77 reels
A9601
Ser A guide
Ser B guide
Moravian mission records among the North American Indians
40 reels
A8387
printed guide
Iroquois Indians: A Documentary History of the Diplomacy of the Six Nations and Their League
50 reels
A7384
guide
American Indian Correspondence. The Presbyterian Historical Society Collection of Missionaries' Letters, 1833-1893.
35 reels
A8384
printed guide
American Fur Company. Papers
37 reels
A203
printed guide
The American West: overland journeys, 1841-1880
microfiche
M3244
printed guide
Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881
86 reels
A1783
printed guide
The Oregon Province archives of the Society of Jesus: Alaska Mission Collection
42 reels
A7034
printed guide
The Oregon Province archives of the Society of Jesus Indian language collection: the Pacific Northwest tribes
21 reels
A8141
printed guide
The Oregon Province archives of the Society of Jesus Indian language collection: The Alaska native languages
28 reels
A8140
printed guide
George Bird Grinnell papers
47 reels
A9929
printed guide
The Sheldon Jackson collection, 1835-1909
41 reels
A9845
printed guide
Records of the Washington Superintendency of Indian Affairs, 1853-74
63 reels
A171
printed guide

      WOMEN

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching papers, 1930-1942
8 reels
A10382
printed guide
Committee of Fifteen
17 reels
A9760
printed guide
Campaign for Women's Suffrage, 1895-1920
31 reels
A9598
printed guide
Margaret Sanger Papers, 1879-1966
101 reels
A9492
printed guide
The papers of Margaret Sanger
145 reels
A9572
printed guide
Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
45 reels
A8589
printed guide
Papers of the League of Women Voters
64 reels
A9667
printed guide
Records of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs, 1895-1992
41 reels
A9701
Pt 1 guide
Pt 2 guide
American Association of University Women archives, 1881-1976
158 reels
A7234
printed guide
Women and Health Collection
14 reels
A6004
printed guide
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1919-1959
97 reels
A8464
printed guide
Women's Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Libraries, Radcliffe College. Series 1: Women's Suffrage
141 reels
A8637
printed guide
British birth control material at the British Library of Political and Economic Sciences
10 reels
A7029
printed guide
National American Woman Suffrage Association Records
73 reels
A8635
printed guide
Colonial discourses. Series one, Women, travel, and empire, 1660-1914. Part 1, Early travel accounts by women and women's experiences in India, Africa, Australasia, and Canada
25 reels
A9921
printed guide
Women advising women
  • pt. 1. Early women's journals, c1700-1832, from the Bodleian Library, Oxford
  • pt. 2. Advice books, manuals, almancas, and journals , c1625-1837 from the Bodleian Library, Oxford
  • pt. 3-4. The Lady's Magazine, 1770-1832
  • pt. 5. Women's writing and advice, c1450-1720
91 reels
A8451
printed guide
The Women at work collection, from the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth, London:
  • pt. 1. The army, Belgium, and benevolent organizations
  • pt. 2. The British Red Cross, colonies, decorations and honours, and education
  • pt. 3 Employment
  • pt. 4. Food files, France, India, Italy, Roumania, Switzerland, and local records files
  • pt. 5. Munitions I-VII files; prisoners I-IV; relief funds I-II; Russia files; Serbia files; suffrage & politics I-III; U.S.A. files; volunteer corps; welfare files; W.R.A.F. files; W.R.N.S. files
91 reels
A9740
printed guide

      AFRICAN AMERICANS

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Papers of the NAACP (incomplete set)
383 reels
A8473
printed guide
The East St. Louis race riot of 1917
8 reels
A9922
guide
Microfilm edition of the papers of the Maryland State Colonization
31 reels
A4868
printed guide
Records of ante-bellum southern plantations from the Revolution through the Civil War
  • ser. A. Selections from the South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina
  • ser. C Selections from holdings of the Library of Congress
  • ser. F. Selections from the Manuscript Department, Duke University Library
148 reels
A9699
Ser A guide
Ser C guide
Ser F, pts. 1-2 guide
Ser F, pt. 3 guide
Ser F, pt. 4 guide
Paul Robeson Collection
9 reels
A8411
printed guide

      CIVIL & HUMAN RIGHTS

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Gay Rights Movement: Gay Activists Alliance, 1969-1981
21 reels
A9675
printed guide and online
Gay Rights Movement: Mattachine Society of New York, Inc. 1955-1987
24 reels
A9664
printed guide and online
Human rights documents
microfiche
M-1885
printed guide
J.Edgar Hoover Official and Confidential File
17 reels
A8569
guide
U.S. Military Intelligence Reports: Surveillance of Radicals in the U.S., 1917-1941
34 reels
A8286
printed guide

      AMERICAN POLITICS, POLITICIANS & PRESIDENTS

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Diaries of Henry Lewis Stimson
9 reels
A7814
printed guide
Adams papers
608 reels
A1404
printed guide
Grover Cleveland papers
164 reels
A1141
printed guide
Papers of Eugene Debs, 1834-1945
21 reels
A7132
printed guide
Papers of the Nixon White House
microfiche
M2771
printed guide
Calvin Coolidge Papers
190 reels
A5187
printed guide
William McKinley papers
98 reels
A5118
printed guide
Theodore Roosevelt Papers
486 reels
A5086
printed guide
William Howard Taft Papers
658 reels
A5049
printed guide
Woodrow Wilson Papers
540 reels
A5209
printed guide
The Wallace Papers
67 reels
A5875
printed guide
U.S. executive branch documents, 1910-1932
microfiche
M-3218
printed guide

      US NATIONAL SECURITY

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Documents of the National Security Council
reels
A6617
guide
The U.S. intelligence community: organization, operations, and management, 1947-1989
microfiche
M-3027
printed guide and CD-ROM
Military uses of space, 1946 [i.e. 1945]-1991
microfiche
M-3036
printed guide and CD-ROM
Nuclear non-proliferation, 1945-1991
microfiche
M-3030
printed guide and CD-ROM
Presidential directives on national security from Truman to Clinton
microfiche
M-3037
printed guide

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - VIETNAM

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files. Indochina: Internal Affairs, 1950-1954
44 reels
A8454
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files. Indochina: Internal Affairs, 1945-1949
10 reels
A8455
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files. Indochina: Internal and Foreign Affairs, 1955-1959
54 reels
A8456
printed guide
Echols Collection: selections on the Vietnam War
microfiche
M-3130
printed guide
The Peers inquiry of the massacre at My Lai
12 reels
A9612
guide
Transcripts and files of the Paris peace talks on Vietnam, 1968-1973
12 reels
A8270
printed guide

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - ASIA

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of China, 1910-1929
227 reels
A1241
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Amoy, 1844-1906
15 reels
A957
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Canton, 1790-1906
20 reels
A958
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Foochow, 1849-1906
10 reels
A960
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Hong Kong, 1844-1906
21 reels
A963
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Kanagawa, 1861-1897
21 reels
A972
printed guide
Despatches from United States ministers to Korea, 1883-1905
21 reels
A966
printed guide
Despatches from United States ministers to Japan
82 reels
A951
printed guide
Despatches from United States consuls in Shanghai, 1847-1906
53 reels
A969
printed guide
Despatches from United States ministers to China, 1843-1906
130 reels
A950
printed guide
Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records: Japan
  • pt. 1. Japan, 1914-1918
  • pt. 2. Japan, 1919-1929
  • pt. 3, sec. A. Japan, 1930-1935.
  • pt. 3. sec. B. Japan, 1936-1941.
142 reels
East Asia G1260
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department central files. India: internal affairs, 1945-1949 23 reels
A8182
printed guide
The Philippines: U.S. policy during the Marcos years, 1965-1986
microfiche
M-3034
printed guide and CD-ROM
Records of the Department of State relating to political relations between the United States and Siam, 1910-1929
18 reels
A9548
printed guide

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - EASTERN EUROPE

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Confidential U.S. diplomatic post records: Russia and the Soviet Union
145 reels
A6989
printed guide
The Soviet estimate: U.S. analysis of the Soviet Union, 1947-1991
microfiche
M-3039
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Bulgaria, 1945-1949
9 reels
A8560
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Hungary, 1945-1949
20 reels
A8567
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Czechoslovakia, 1945-1949
17 reels
A8565
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Poland, 1945-1949
23 reels
A8552
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Romania, 1945-1949
14 reels
A8568
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Yugoslavia, 1945-1949
18 reels
A8564
printed guide

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - WESTERN EUROPE

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Austria, 1945-1949
16 reels
A8563
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Finland, 1945-1949
8 reels
A8561
printed guide
Despatches from United States ministers to France 1789-1869
67 reels
A1784
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department central files. France, 1945-1949: internal affairs
68 reels
A10015
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department central files. France, internal affairs, 1950-1954
25 reels
A10019
printed guide
Despatches from United States Ministers to Great Britain, 1791-1906
200 reels
A1786
printed guide
Despatches from United States ministers to the German states and Germany, 1799-1906
106 reels
A1785
printed guide
The Berlin crisis, 1958-1962
microfiche
M-3028
printed guide
Records of the U.S. Department of State relating to the internal affairs of Greece, 1945-1949
53 reels
A8566
printed guide
Confidential U.S. State Department central files: Spain, internal affairs, 1930-1939
88 reels
A10016
printed guide
The John F. Kennedy national security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1961-1963
10 reels
A10013
printed guide
The Lyndon B. Johnson national security files. Western Europe: national security files, 1963-1969
10 reels
A10014
printed guide

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - MIDDLE EAST

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Afghanistan: the making of U.S. policy, 1973-1990
microfiche
M-3035
printed guide and CD-ROM
Iraqgate: Saddam Hussein, U.S. policy and the prelude to the Persian Gulf War (1980-1994)
microfiche
M-3038
printed guide
Iran: the making of U.S. policy, 1977-1980
microfiche
M-3031
printed guide and CD-ROM
The Iran-Contra affair: the making of a scandal, 1983-1988
microfiche
M-3029
printed guide and CD-ROM

      US INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS - LATIN AMERICA & AFRICA

Title Reels Call No. Guide
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
microfiche
M-3032
printed guide and CD-ROM
El Salvador: the making of U.S. policy, 1977-1984
microfiche
M-3025
printed guide and CD-ROM
Nicaragua: the making of U.S. policy, 1978-1990
microfiche
M-3026
printed guide and CD-ROM
El Salvador: war, peace, and human rights, 1980-1994
microfiche
M-3273
printed guide
South Africa: the making of U.S. policy, 1962-1989
microfiche
M-3033
printed guide and CD-ROM

      BRITISH POLITICS, GOVERNMENT & FOREIGN AFFAIRS

Title Reels Call No. Guide
American papers in the House of Lords Records Office: a microfilm edition with printed calendar and index
39 reels
A7345
printed guide
Confidential British Foreign Office political correspondence: Palestine, 1947-1948
46 reels
A8533
printed guide
Confidential British Foreign Office political correspondence: Palestine and Transjordan, 1940-1946
35 reels
A8532
printed guide
British Foreign Office-United States correspondence, [1930-1948]
382
A7351
printed guide
The Archives of the British Labour Party
microfiche
M-531
M-892
printed guide
British foreign office, Russia correspondence
986 reels
A7369
printed guide

      WORLD WAR II

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Records of Headquarters, German Army High Command: Oberkommando des Heeres
26 reels
A1779
printed guide
Records of the Reich Leader of the SS and Chief of the German Police (Reichsfuhrer SS und Chef der Deutschen Polizei)
10 reels
A3596
printed guide
Records of the Reich Ministry of Economics (Reichswirtschaftsministerium)
15 reels
A1780
printed guide
German Foreign Ministry archives, 1867-1920
23 reels
A3743
printed guide
Records of Headquarters, German Armed Forces High Command [microform] : Oberkommando der Wehrmacht/OKW)
117 reels
A1757
printed guide
Records of the National Socialist-German Labor Party (NSDAP)
25 reels
A1781
printed guide
Japanese American evacuation and resettlement records, 1930-1974
150 reels
A10096
printed guide and online
Papers of the U.S. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians
35 reels
A7378
printed guide
Records of the War Relocation Authority, 1942-1946: Field Documentation
115 reels
A9912
printed guide and online

      SOVIET UNION

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Records of the All-Union Communist Party, Smolensk District, 1917-41
68 reels
A8421
printed guide
Archives of the Soviet Communist Party and Soviet State
25 reels
A9640
printed guide
The GULAG press, 1920-1937
microfiche
M-3347
printed guide
Department for Relations with Foreign Communist Parties (International Department of the Central Committee), 1953-1957
126 reels
A10092
printed guide
The General Department of the Central Committee, 1953-1966 = Obshchii otdel TSK KPSS, 1953-1966 gody
117 reels
A10062
printed guide
Plenums of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1941-1990
181 reels and microfiche
A10093 and M-3396
printed guide

      MISSIONS & MISSIONARIES

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Archival records from the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel
27 reels
A8212
printed guide
Church Missionary Society archive. Section II, Missions to women.
  • pt. 1. Society for Promoting Female Education (FES) in China, India and the East, 1834-1899
  • pt. 2. India's women and China's daughters, 1880-1939 and Looking east at India's women and China's daughters, 1940-1957
  • pt. 3. Homes of the east, 1910-1948 (including Torchbearer from 1914), Daybreak, 1889, 1893-1894 and 1906-1909, and The Indian female evangelist, 1872-1880. 1896; Preaching and healing, 1900-1906
  • pt. 4. The Indian female evangelist, 1881-1893, continued as The Zenana: or, Woman's work in India, 1893-1935, continued as The Zenana: Women's work in India and Pakistan, 1936-1956 from Interserve, London
  • pt. 5. Minutes of the Zenana, Bible and Medical Mission, 1865-1937 and the Annual reports of the Indian Female Normal School and Instruction Society, 1863-1879 from Interserve, London
58 reels
A9924
printed guide
Church Missionary Society archive. Section IV, Africa Missions
  • pt. 3. Nigeria - Yoruba mission, 1880-1934
  • pt. 9. Nigeria - Yoruba mission, 1880-1934
  • pt. 12. West Africa (Sierra Leone) mission, 1881-1934
  • pt. 13. West Africa (Sierra Leone) mission, 1935-1949 and Nigeria missions, 1935-1949
139 reels
A9892
printed guide
Africa through western eyes: manuscript records of traders, travellers, soldiers, missionaries and diplomats in Africa
15 reels
A9834
printed guide
Papers of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • Unit 1, Letters to domestic and foreign correspondents, 1834-1919
  • Unit 2, Letters from Missionaries to Africa, 1834-1919
  • Unit 4, Missions to Asia, 1812-1919
261 reels
A7028
printed guide & online
The Alaskan Russian Church archives: records, 1733-1938
376 reels
A8220
printed guide

      HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Title Reels Call No. Guide
The history of science and technology. Series 2, The papers of Sir Joseph Banks, 1743-1820
51 reels
A8641
printed guide
Letters and papers of Robert Boyle: from the archives of the Royal Society
16 reels
A8422
printed guide
Collections from the Royal Society: Journal Books of Scientific Meetings, 1660-1800
18 reels
A8665
reel index

      CINEMA

Title Reels Call No. Guide
D.W. Griffith Papers, 1897-1954
36 reels
A9794
printed guide
The Will Hays Papers, 1879-1954
78 reels
A9793
printed guide
Moskovskaia kinostudiia "Mosfilm" (1938-1945)
12 reels
A9949
printed guide
Assotsiatsiia rabotnikov revoliutsionnoi kinematografii (ARRK) (1923-1932)
14 reels
A9948
printed guide

      MISCELLANEOUS - EUROPE

Title Reels Call No. Guide
Austrian Habsburg history: printed sources 16th-19th centuries
microfiche
M-2826
printed guide
Documents relating to Bosnia-Hercegovina
24 reels
A2232
printed guide
The British Archives of the International Brigade to Spain in the Civil War, 1936-1939
microfiche
M-3175
printed guide
Anglo-Saxon manuscripts in microfiche facsimile
microfiche
M-3416
printed guide

      MISCELLANEOUS - ASIA

Title Reels Call No. Guide
China through western eyes: manuscript records of traders, travellers, missionaries and diplomats, 1792-1942
47 reels
A9723
printed guide
Shanghai municipal police file
67 reels
East Asia G1305
printed guide
East meets West: original records of Western traders, travellers, missionaries, and diplomats to 1852
22 reels
A9783
printed guide
Indian political intelligence files
microfiche
M-3276
printed guide
Political pamphlets from the Indian subcontinent
microfiche
M-2280
printed guide
Publications Proscribed by the Government of India
35 reels
A7820
printed guide
Communist Party of Indonesia: P.K.I. documents and serials, 1952-1965
microfiche
M-2835
printed guide
Indonesian nationalist movement: manuscripts and printed sources
microfiche
M-2836
printed guide
Javanese language manuscripts of Surakarta, Central Java
278 reels
A8671
printed guide

      MISCELLANEOUS - AMERICAS

Title Reels Call No. Guide
American Radicalism Collection
236 reels
Tacoma TAC-459
printed guide available in Microform Newspapers
The Tudway of Wells Antiguan estate papers, 1689-1907
30 reels
A10060
printed guide
Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Series A, Subject correspondence files
  • pt. 1. Asian immigration and exclusion, 1906-1913
  • pt. 2. Mexican immigration, 1906-1930
  • pt. 3. Ellis Island, 1900-1933
  • pt. 5. Prostitution and "white slavery," 1902-1933
72 reels
A8555
Pt 1 guide
Pt 2 guide
Pt 3 guide
Pt 5 guide
The immigrant in America
  • Unit 1. Norwegians: reels 1-28. Danes: reels 29-37
  • Unit 2. Finns: reels 38-56. Irish: reels 57-71. Scotch-Irish: reels 72-73. Scots: reels 74-75,
  • Unit 6. Italians: reels 184-197. Swedes: reels 198-207
77 reels
A9697
printed guide and online
The Ferrar papers, 1590-1790, in Magdalene College, Cambridge
14 reels
A8408
printed guide
The James Jerome Hill Papers
54 reels
A8025
printed guide

Created by: Theresa Mudrock
Last modified: Monday August 04, 2008 (mudrock)