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19th Century Masterfile Restricted Resource
A vast index to British and American periodicals, newspapers, books, and other sources documenting the 19th century. 
Dates of Coverage: 1786 -1922
A to Z Maps Restricted Resource Resource contains images
High quality, printable maps of all types including topographical, climate, historical, political, and thematic.
African American Periodicals (1825-1995) Restricted Resource Some full text available
More than 170 periodicals by and about African Americans, published in 26 states. Includes academic and political journals, commercial magazines, institutional newsletters, bulletins, annual reports and more.
American Memory Project (Library of Congress) Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress's vast resources of digitized American historical materials. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections.
American History in Video Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Digital streaming videos including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs videos, with searchable video transcripts.
American Periodicals (1740-1940) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Scanned periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and more.
American State Papers (1789-1838) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Legislative and executive branch documents from the first 14 U.S. congresses, including presidential speeches, treaties and more.
Ancestry - Library Edition Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Genealogical research tool containing census data, vital and military records, immigration records, court documents, directories, and more.
note: Access to Ancestry - Library Edition is limited to on-campus users only
Archives Unbound Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Topically focused collections of historical documents.  
Digital National Security Archive Restricted Resource Some full text available
Collections of declassified government documents covering world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from 20th and 21st centuries.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text, searchable scans of source material of all types from the 17th and 18th centuries; an important resource for primary information about every aspect of life in 17th- and 18th-century America.
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker (1801-1819) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Primary source matierial of all types documenting American  history from 1801-1819.
Early Encounters in North America Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Letters, diaries, memoirs and accounts of early encounters between Native Americans and peoples from Europe, as well as Latin America, Asia, and Africa.
Early English Books Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
Searchable scans of nearly all existing English books up to the year 1700; this collection now contains over 100,000 of over 125,000 titles listed in Pollard & Redgrave's Short-Title Catalogue (1475-1640) and Wing's Short-Title Catalogue (1641-1700) and their revised editions, as well as the Thomason Tracts (1640-1661) collection and the Early English Books Tract Supplement.
Dates of Coverage: 1473-1700
HarpWeek Restricted Resource Some full text available
Digital scans of the pages of Harper's Weekly from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, 1857-1871; providing information and insights on political, military and social issues and events prior to and during the Civil War. Includes news, editorials, stories, illustrations, book reviews, serialized novels, advertising and maps.
Dates of Coverage: 1857-1871
Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Searchable full text scans of Spanish, English and bilingual newspapers published in Hispanic communities in the United States.
Historical Statistics of the United States Restricted Resource
Standard source for quantitative facts of American history. Users can view and download data, and  create customized tables and spreadsheets.
HathiTrust Digital Library Some full text available
HathiTrust is a repository of digital content from 50 research libraries, including electronic versions of nearly 8 million books at the time of writing.
In the First Person
Letters, Diaries and Oral History transcripts of more than 18,000 individuals from all walks of life.
iPoll (1935 to date) Restricted Resource Some full text available
Comprehensive source for US nationwide public opinion as measured by academic, media and commercial survey organizations.   Data is available at the question-level.
Dates of coverage: 1935 -
NAACP Papers (1909-1970) Restricted Resource
Internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices of the NAACP, including papers of prominent individuals.
Nation, "The Nation" Digital Archives Restricted Resource Some full text available
Digital Archive of The Nation, a weekly news magazine.
Dates of Coverage: 1865 to date
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
Collections include: British politics and society; European literature 1790-1840: the Corvey Collection;  Asia and the West: Diplomacy and cultural exchange;  British theatre, music, and literature: high and popular culture.
Periodicals Archive Online Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full text access to hundreds of journals in the humanities and social sciences.
Dates of coverage: 1802-2000
Periodicals Index Online Restricted Resource
Citations for articles in 6000+ periodicals spanning a wide range of dates, subjects, and places, in over 40 languages.
Dates of coverage: 1665-1995
ProQuest Congressional Publications Restricted Resource Some full text available
Information about and by U.S. Congress, including hearings, reports, documents, legislative histories, and the Congressional Record.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive. Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition Restricted Resource Some full text available
Newspaper collections, books and scanned archival documents published in the antebellum era.
note: Access may be discontinued; contact library staff with questions.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text reports and documents produced by the U.S. House and Senate, broad coverage of topics in American political and social history.
Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Archival document collections covering women's activism throughout US history, including papers of prominent organizations and individuals.
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