December 15, 2017

New Digital Archive for Global Trade Primary Source Research

Milka Suchard on the Mountaintop

The Libraries have purchased Global Commodities, a digital archive that allows users to research the international history of 15 major goods: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, energy, opium, porcelain, silver & gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, wine & spirits.

Global Commodities offers a rich selection of primary resources, including manuscripts, diaries, rare books, interactive maps, paintings, advertisements, company records. The resource includes price and energy data and the ability to create visualizations based on these data.

Access Global Commodities.