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History Vault

MARC Records

For MARC records for History Vault, you are invited to go to the following site and download the records that match your purchases. 

Note:  MARC records are created for each collection within a module.   To see the collections within the modules available at your institution, go to the History Vault home page. click on the link to Read More that is beneath the image illustration the subject area, and from that page, select the link to Browse Collections after the name of the module.

About the bookmarks

Bookmarks and Descriptions for A to Z Lists

Individual modules, module descriptions, and subject areas within History Vault have permanent links.  (Note, individual collections also have links, follow the directions above, in the MARC Records box, to get to the collection descriptions with links).

Subject (thematic) areas are listed below in bold.  As new modules are introduced to the subject areas, users will either need to update these links themselves, or check this page again to copy the new URL.  

Individual modules are listed below each subject.  Their URL is included separately to facilitate copying.

Descriptions of the single modules can be found going to the Guide (click on the related links).

American Indians and the American West


American Indians and the American West, 1809-1971

American Politics and Society


American Politics and Society from JFK to Watergate, 1960–1975

American Politics in the Early Cold War—Truman and Eisenhower Administrations, 1945-1961

FBI Confidential Files and Radical Politics in the U.S., 1945-1972

Immigration Records of the INS 1880-1930

 Japanese American Incarceration: Records of the War Relocation Authority, 1942-1946

Law and Society since the Civil War: American Legal Manuscripts from the Harvard Law School Library

New Deal and the World War II: President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Office Files and Records of Federal Agencies

Pinkerton’s National Detective Agency Records [1853-1999] 

Progressive Era: Reform, Regulation, and Rights (1872-1934)

Progressive Era: Robert M. La Follette Papers (1879-1924)

Progressive Era:  Voices of Reform (1875-1945)

Records of the Children's Bureau, 1912-1969

Students for a Democratic Society, Vietnam Veterans Against the War, and the anti-Vietnam War Movement

Thomas A. Edison Papers

Temperance and Prohibition Movement, 1830-1933

Civil Rights Movement & the Black Freedom Struggle


African American Police League Records [1961-1988]

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Federal Government Records

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century: Federal Government Records, Supplement

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Pt 1

The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, Organizational Records and Personal Papers, Pt 2

NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files

NAACP Papers: Branch Department, Branch Files, and Youth Department Files

NAACP Papers: Special Subjects

NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns—Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces

NAACP Papers: The NAACP’s Major Campaigns—Legal Department Files

NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns—Scottsboro, Anti-Lynching, Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, and Segregation and Discrimination Complaints and Responses.

International Relations, Military Conflicts


Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960-1969, Africa and the Middle East

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960-1969, Asia

Confidential U.S. State Department Central Files, 1960-1969, Europe and Latin America

Creation of Israel: British Foreign Office Correspondence on Palestine and Transjordan, 1940-1948

Nazi Looted Art and Assets: Records on the Post-World War II Restitution Process

Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and State Department Intelligence and Research Reports, 1941-1961

U.S. Diplomatic Post Records, 1914-1945

U.S. Military Intelligence Reports, 1911-1944

Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975

World War I: British Foreign Office Political Correspondence.

World War I: Records of the American Expeditionary Forces, and Diplomacy in the World War I Era

World War II: U.S. Documents on Planning, Operations, Intelligence, Axis War Crimes, and Refugees

Latinx History


Latino Civil Rights during the Carter Administration, 1979-1981

Revolutionary War and Early America


Revolutionary War and Early America: Collections from the Massachusetts Historical Society [1721-1860]

Southern Life, Slavery, and the Civil War


Confederate Military Manuscripts and Records of Union Generals and the Union Army

Reconstruction and Military Government after the Civil War, 1865-1877

Slavery and the Law

Slavery in Antebellum Southern Industries

Southern Life and African American History, 1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 1

Southern Life and African American History, 1775–1915, Plantations Records, Part 2

Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Law and Order in 19th Century America

Women's Studies


Margaret Sanger Papers

Struggle for Women's Rights, Organizational Records, 1880-1990

Women’s Studies Manuscript Collections from the Schlesinger Library: Voting Rights, National Politics, and Reproductive Rights

Women at Work during World War II: Rosie the Riveter and the Women's Army Corps

Southern Women and their Families in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Holdings of the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Workers and Labor Unions


American Federation of Labor Records: The Samuel Gompers Era, 1877-1937

Labor Unions in the U.S., 1862-1974: Knights of Labor, AFL, CIO, and AFL-CIO

Socialist Party of America Records [1897-1976]

Workers, Labor Unions, and the American Left in the 20th Century: Federal Records