July 5, 2005
Readex Launches Digital Edition of American State Papers, 1789-1838
Authoritative Collection of Legislative and Executive Publications from
First 14 U.S. Congresses and More Now Available for Online Search
NAPLES, Fla./Friday, June 24, 2005 — Readex, the leading provider of digital access to American historical documents, announced today the immediate availability of a fully searchable digital edition of the American State Papers, 1789-1838. A seminal set of legislative and executive publications from the first 14 U.S. Congresses and more, this rich source of primary material details many aspects of early American history.
Readex's digital edition of the American State Papers, 1789-1838 provides bibliographic records and extensive indexing for nearly 6,300 publications. It also offers superior images that have been created by digitizing each page of the print volumes. These features help ensure that researchers get the most fruitful and accurate search results possible.
Ron Jones, Univ of Cincinnati Law Library
“Researchers of political, social and military history, as well as cultural, ethnic and international studies, will find this set of U.S. government publications an essential resource,” said Readex Vice President August A. Imholtz, Jr. “These publications cover landmark events and a wide breadth of topics, including Lewis and Clark's expedition, Burr's conspiracy and arrest, conflicts with Native Americans, trade and exploration, speeches by Presidents Washington, Adams, Jefferson and Madison and much more.”
“The American State Papers, 1789-1838 illuminate key moments and influential decisions in early American history,” said Readex President David Braden. “It is a perfect complement to Readex's digital edition of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 and a significant addition to Readex's Archive of Americana.”
Readex's digital edition of the American State Papers, 1789-1838 can be cross-searched with Readex's Web-based Archive of Americana, a family of comprehensive, authoritative collections of American historical documents. The Archive of Americana offers researchers millions of pages of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers and government publications printed between 1639 and the late 20th century.
For more information on the American State Papers, 1789-1838, the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980, the Archive of Americana or other Readex products, visit www.readex.com.
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