HarpWeek is an electronic edition of Harper's Weekly, the leading American illustrated magazine of its day, which covered the political, military, social, and cultural stories of its day; each issue also included editorial comment, literature, humor, with extensive illustrations. HarpWeek may be browsed by issue date or literary genre; the full text may be searched using indexed thesaurus terms or keywords.
Searchable registers of papal letters from the 13th- and 14th-century popes, based on Registres et lettres des Papes du XIIIe siècle (32 vols.; Rome, 1883- ) and Registres et lettres des Papes du XIVe siècle (48 vols.; Rome, 1899- ). These letters provide information on many aspects of medieval society, such as church institutions, politics, government and finance, and religious, intellectual, and artistic life. Includes citations and a brief description of the contents, but no full-text. Search (or Browse) by Pope, date, letter type, place of promulgation and many other criteria.
This papal Who's Who presents biographical accounts in chronological order of all the officially recognized popes from St Peter to John Paul II, whose entry has now been expanded and brought up to date. Providing a continuous history of the papacy, it also includes their irregularly elected rivals, the so-called antipopes, and discusses the tradition that there had been a female pope.
Biographical portraits of more than 17,400 men and women, from all eras and walks of life, "whose significant actions occurred during his or her residence within what is now the United States or whose life or career directly influenced the course of American history".... Read more about American National Biography