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Subject Guide :American History From 1877

To search the entire collection of print and electronic resources, go to e-Library.

Books in Print | Periodicals |Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc. | Subscription Databases | E-Journals | E-Books | Professional Associations | Other Online Resources

Books in Print: LC Call Numbers in Stacks

Range | Subject
CT93 – CT206 | General Collective Biography
CT210 – CT3150 | National Biography
E660 – E738 | Late 19th Century
E714 – E735 | Spanish-American War
E740 | Twentieth Century
F1 – F975 | United States: Local Histories

Periodicals: DDCS Call Numbers

Location | Title
905 Am3h | American Heritage: 1955-2001
905 Am35h | American Historical Review: 1924/25 to date
905 Am35hi | American History Illustrated: 1966-1994
905 Am352 | America: 1950-1998
905 C93 | Current History: 1914/15-1941; 1941/42-2002
905 J827m | Journal of Modern History: 1948-2001

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online •

KNOWLA: Encyclopedia of Louisiana History, Culture and Community •

Literati •

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databases

Academic Search Complete •,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Article First •;FSIP

World History Collection •,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=wdh


Complete list of subscription e-journals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "History") •

American Quarterly

Directory of Open Access Journals

EBSCO Open Access History CollectionExplore nearly 550 full text journals related to history.

Essays in History

History Cooperative

Transformations: Region, Culture, Society


Complete list of subscription e-books

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

American Civil War Homepage

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)

From Revolution to Reconstruction: An Ongoing Hypertext History of the United States

Hathi Trust Digital Library

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties

National Academy Press

National Archives and Records Administration’s Electronic Access Project

Online Books Page

University of California Press

Professional Associations

American Historical Association •

Historical Society •

Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honor Society •

Virginia Historical Society •

Other Suggested Online History Resources

History: General

American Life Histories •

AmDocs: Documents for the Study of American History •

American Memory Project •

Avalon History Project: Yale University •

Historical Text Archives •

Making of America •

Picture History •

Popular Graphic Arts (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog) •

United States National Archives & Records Administration •

History: Women & Ethnic Groups

African-American Mosaic: Library of Congress •

American Women’s History •

Documents From The Women’s Liberation •

Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History & Culture •

Women and Social Movements to 2000 •

History: American South

Documenting the American South •

First-Person Narratives of the American South to 1920 •

Louisiana Sanborn Digital Maps •

History: Eras & Movements

Free Speech Movement Digital Archive •

Rutgers Oral History: WWII, Korean War, Vietnam •

Virtual Library: History USA 1940-1950 •