Tag

historical

20 datasets
  • Measuring Worth: Interest Rates - US, UK, China, Japan

    Offsite — The mission of the site is to make available to the public the highest quality and most reliable historical data on important economic aggregates, with particular emphasis on nominal measures. The data have been created using the highest standards of the fields of economics and history and are rigorously refereed by the most distinguished researchers in the fields. ...
  • Energy Information Administration - Official Energy Statistics from the U.S. Government

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  • Old Weather - Our Weather's Past, the Climate's Future

    Offsite — Help scientists recover worldwide weather observations made by Royal Navy ships around the time of World War I. These transcriptions will contribute to climate model projections and improve a database of weather extremes. Historians will use your work to track past ship movements and the stories of the people on board.
  • U.S. Direct Investment Position Abroad on a Historical-Cost Basis by Selected Country: 1985 to 2006

    Free Download — The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to ...
  • MIDAS - Heritage project

    Offsite — From the website: > What is MIDAS? > MIDAS sets out an agreed list of the items or ‘units’ of information that should be included in an inventory or other systematic record of the historic environment. These units of information are grouped together under broad headings or ‘information schemes’. These cover areas such as Monument Character, Events, People and ...
  • Foreign Direct Investment Position in the United States on a Historical-Cost Basis by Country: 1990

    Free Download — The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to ...
  • FreeBMD (Births, Marriages and Deaths)

    Offsite — Description From front page: “FreeBMD is an ongoing project, the aim of which is to transcribe the Civil Registration index of births, marriages and deaths for England and Wales, and to provide free Internet access to the transcribed records.” Openness: NOT OPEN 1. License: access for personal research purposes only. Full T&C below. 2. Access: single searches ...
  • Fine Rolls of Henry III

    Offsite — Description From <http://www.finerollshenry3.org.uk/cocoon/frh3/content/about/about.html>: > The Henry III Fine Rolls Project is a three year enterprise commencing in April 2005, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. It aims to publish the Fine Rolls of Henry III from 1216 down to 1248. It is hoped that a second three year project will complete ...
  • A Vision of Britain Through Time

    Offsite — Description “A vision of Britain between 1801 and 2001. Including maps, statistical trends and historical descriptions.” More focused on re-organising the data for access by locality than on enabling downloading of the raw data but have clearly put significant time and energy into data extraction. Specifically they have: An [administrative ...
  • NxCore Stock Market, Commodity and Index - High-Frequency Historical Data

    Offsite — NxCore Historical Data Nanex currently offers historical market data from January 2004 to the present day. The data is in the NxCore tape file format. There are three major benefits for doing it this way. 1. It’s in the exact same format as the data during real time. 2. All the data is synchronized, unlike other data services that provide data by symbol and then one has ...
  • Historical Event

    Free Download — This dataset consists of a collection of Infoboxes from Wikipedia on the topic of Historical Event.
  • Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD) Locations

    Offsite — This geospatial rendering of weather radar sites gives access to an historical archive of Terminal Doppler Weather Radar data and is used primarily for research purposes. The archived data includes base data and derived products of the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Surveillance Radar 88 Doppler (WSR-88D) next generation (NEXRAD) weather radar. Weather radar ...
  • Severe Weather Data (SVRGIS) GIS Data

    Offsite — The National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) routinely collects reports of severe weather and compiles them with public access from the database called SeverePlot (Hart and Janish 1999) with a Graphic Information System (GIS). The composite SVRGIS information is made available to the public primarily in .zip files of approximately 50MB size. The files ...
  • Database of Tornado, Large Hail, and Damaging Wind Reports, 1950-2006

    Offsite — The National Weather Service (NWS) Storm Prediction Center (SPC) routinely collects reports of severe weather and compiles them with public access from the database called SeverePlot (Hart and Janish 1999) with a Geographic Information System (GIS). The composite SVRGIS information is made available to the public primarily in .zip files of approximately 50MB size. The ...
  • List of Texas military bases from WWII

    Free Download — This is a comprehensive list of 400+ bases, air fields, POW camps, bomb ranges, and hospitals from WWII. It is in an Excel file format with some color coding: Gold – bombing ranges/targets Red – these sites have not been visited by the Texas Historical Commission yet, and so their location isn’t verified like the rest Blue – US Army Air Forces Green – US Army Ground ...
  • USA Federal Office of Management and Budget - Historical Tables

    Offsite — [From the site] Historical Tables provides data on budget receipts, outlays, surpluses or deficits, Federal debt, and Federal employment over an extended time period, generally from 1940 or earlier to 2011 or 2015. To the extent feasible, the data have been adjusted to provide consistency with the 2011 Budget and to provide comparability over time.
  • New York Times Article Archive (13 million articles)

    Offsite — New York Times Article Archive The complete backfile of The New York Times can now be searched from NYTimes.com, over 13 million articles in all. Article Archive: 1981-Present (Text Only Format) If you are looking for a New York Times article published since Jan. 1, 1981, search our Article Archive: 1981-Present. Articles are free back to 1987. You can purchase the full ...
  • Searchable Execution Database | Death Penalty Information Center

    Offsite — This list includes all executions since 1976. For an historical database of executions, visit the Espy Database page (PDF). The search by Name function works with partial names, last or first names, or whole names; you can search for a range of dates, races, or factors for all executions. Federal Executions have their own category and will not show in the results for ...
  • FindTheBest.com Historical Places listing

    Offsite — Find and compare historical places by name, location, area of significance, period of significance and more. Data from the National Register of Historic Places.
  • FindTheBest.com Museums listing

    Offsite — Find and compare Museums based on type, location, attendance and price.