Adam Matthew publishes unique primary source collections from archives around the world. Hekman Library has access to the following Adam Matthew collections: American Indian Histories and Cultures, American Indian Newspapers, and the American West. Use this landing page to search across all three collections.
Explore manuscripts, artwork and rare printed books dating from American Indians' earliest contact with European settlers right up to photographs and newspapers from the mid-twentieth century. Browse through a wide range of rare and original documents from treaties, speeches and diaries, to historic maps and travel journals.
From historic pressings to contemporary periodicals, explore nearly 200 years of Indigenous print journalism from the U.S. and Canada. With newspapers representing a huge variety in publisher, audience and era, discover how events were reported by and for Indigenous communities.
From early topographical sketches and pioneers' accounts, to photographs of Buffalo Bill and his 'Wild West' stars, explore the fact and the fiction of westward expansion in America from the early eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century. Browse a wide range of rare and original documents including printed books, journals, historic maps, broadsides, periodicals, advertisements, photographs, artwork and more.