New Primary Sources from ProQuest

Inspire better insights, better research and better learning across disciplines


See how our new collections align with your evolving curriculum and trending research interests.

Explore the latest resources for emerging topics such as:

  •  Human Rights and Social Justice
  •  Immigration and Prison Studies
  •  Men's History
  •  Popular Culture 
  • Women's History 

Learn more about 2020 Primary Source collections.

Download the brochure for details about the latest or read more below. 

2020 Primary Sources Brochure - JUNE

Download the brochure


Get help or a price quote on any of these new Primary Source collections, or a collection plan.

Complete the form to speak to a specialist.

For security purposes and protection of customer data, we have disabled the ability to edit your email address within this form.

Not  ? Please clear the form before submitting.

Privacy regulations require that we get your consent to continue to collect, store and use the personal information submitted for account creation or collected while using our services.

*  I consent to the collection and use of my personal information consistent with the Privacy Policy. I acknowledge that use of the service is subject to the Terms & Conditions.

Releasing in July – December 2020:

Featured Image - Women and Social Movements


 Early European Books 18—History Chronicles: History chronicles from the Early Modern Period from the collections of Bibliothèque nationale de France and Bibliothèque de l’Arsenal.

 Health and Fitness Magazine Archive: This collection supports research in topics such as the history of sex roles, body image, fitness/exercise, public health, food/nutrition, and medicine.

 Men’s Magazine Archive: A collection of some of the earliest and most influential Men’s publications – National Police Gazette (1845-1977) and Argosy (1882-1978) – among other leading titles.

 Women and Social Movements in the US, Women’s Citizenship and State Power: Focuses on questions of women’s citizenship and state power in the mid-twentieth century U.S.

 History Vault: 

  •  CIA Cold War Research Reports and Records on Communism in China and Eastern Europe: CIA Research Reports from 1946-1976 and records collected by Raymond Murphy on Communism in China and Eastern Europe from 1917-1958.
  •  Southern Women and their Families in the 19th and 20th Centuries: Women’s letters document illness, pregnancy, and childbirth in a society in which very few diseases are well understood, in which death was common among all age groups, and infant mortality was an accepted fact of life. 
  •  Temperance and Prohibition Movement: Records and publications of the principal organizations which sought to reduce and ultimately to eliminate the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages in the United States.


Featured Image - Immigration


 Regulatory Insight: Historic Rules & Guidance: Historic guidance documents include manuals, circulars, orders and more, sourced from Executive Branch Documents.

 Executive Branch Documents – Collection 6: Extends the date range for existing content (1789–1948) to include approximately 60,000 records from 1949–1952.

 Trends & Policy: US Immigration: The inaugural module for ProQuest’s Trends and Policy product line. This collection connects policies implemented by the U.S. government with the data-driven results and trends of those policies and provides context with analytical reports and news articles.

 Digital National Security Archive: 

  •  President Daily Briefings, Part 2: Nixon and Ford: Provides scholars with actual Top Secret intelligence reports provided daily to the White House on global developments during a critical period in the Cold War.
  •  Donald Rumsfeld Files: An extraordinary schematic of U.S. defense and national security policy in the months prior to and after the 9/11 terrorist attacks.