Migration to New Worlds

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Migration to New Worlds is a collection of digitized primary sources documenting migration from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe, and Asia to North America and Australasia

Provides access to primary source material recounting the varied personal experiences of 350 years of migration, from government-led population drives during the early nineteenth century through to mass steamship travel. Includes Colonial Office files on immigration, diaries and travel journals, ship logs and plans, printed literature, objects, watercolors, oral histories, as well as secondary research aids.

Queen's has access to two modules of content:

  • Module I: The Century of Immigration
  • Module II: The Modern Era

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Date Coverage

  • 1621-1924

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