Trial: Primary source collection – Frontier Life

a group of childrenThe California Digital Library has set up a system-wide trial of the online primary source collection Frontier Life, from Adam Matthew.

Frontier Life brings together first hand documents and experiences of frontier settlers across the globe. This multi-archive collection captures the lives, experiences and colonial encounters of people living at the edges of the Anglophone world from 1650-1920. It ranges across the various colonial frontiers of North America before touching on the settlers of Southern Africa, Australia and New Zealand. You can review more details about document types and source archives here.

The resource will be available until December 15, 2016. Please send your feedback to

Please note that PDF download options are not available during trials.