As of December 19th, 2014, Alexander Street Press decommissioned In the First Person.
An Index to letters, Diaries, Oral Histories and Personal Narratives, in-depth index of close to 4,000 collections of personal narratives in English from around the world.
"Because it’s hosted on an older platform, we have not been able to maintain this free resource adequately. Usage has dwindled as a result of the many technical challenges we’ve faced in keeping the site current. We’re storing the data, and in the coming years as our text resources migrate to a newer platform, we’ll keep our customers informed of developments. Click here if you would like to receive our updates.
Alexander Street Press offers a number of resources focused on personal letters, diaries, oral histories, and other first-person narratives, available via annual subscription or one-time purchase of perpetual rights, including:
North American Women's Letters and Diaries
British and Irish Women's Letters and Diaries
The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories
Black Thought and Culture
Oral History Online
Manuscript Women's Letters and Diaries from the American Antiquarian Society"
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