New Database: World's Fairs

Posted: 11/19/2019

The UNT Libraries now have access to World’s Fairs!

World’s Fairs from Adam Matthew offers insight into the phenomenon of international expositions. Over 200 world’s fairs and exhibitions, starting with the 1851 Great Exhibition in London and ending with the 2015 Milan Expo, are represented through a range of primary sources from various archive collections. Users can access planning documents from the fairs, case studies of several of the most significant fairs, interactive site plans, essays from consultant academics, and visual artifacts including souvenirs, photographs, and posters.

A wide range of subjects, including aeronautics, manufacturing, urban planning, art & architecture, and many more, is covered in this resource.

Here are some highlights from the resource:

Please take a few moments to check out this fascinating resource