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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 • http://www.search.eb.com

KNOWLA: Encyclopedia of Louisiana History, Culture and Community • http://www.knowla.org

Literati • http://literati.credoreference.com

Subscription Databases

Complete list of subscription databaseshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/databaseindex

Academic Search Complete • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=a9h

Article First • http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=ArticleFirst;FSIP

World History Collection • http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=ip,uid&profile=web&defaultdb=wdh

E-Journals

Complete list of subscription e-journalshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ejournals

Other suggested e-journals and e-journal collections:

Electronic Full Text Journals (Search "History") • http://atoz.ebsco.com.centenary.idm.oclc.org/Titles/3423?lang=en&lang.menu=en&lang.subject=en

American Quarterlyhttp://muse.jhu.edu/journals/aq/

Directory of Open Access Journalshttp://www.doaj.org/home

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

Essays in Historyhttp://etext.lib.virginia.edu/journals/EH/

History Cooperativehttp://www.historycooperative.org/

Transformations: Region, Culture, Societyhttp://www.transformationsjournal.org/journal/index.shtml

E-Books

Complete list of subscription e-bookshttp://www.centenary.edu/library/research/ebooks

Other suggested e-books and e-book collections:

American Civil War Homepagehttp://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB)http://www.doabooks.org/

From Revolution to Reconstruction: An Ongoing Hypertext History of the United Stateshttp://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/

Hathi Trust Digital Libraryhttp://www.hathitrust.org/

Indian Affairs: Laws and Treatieshttp://digital.library.okstate.edu/kappler/

National Academy Presshttp://www.nap.edu/

National Archives and Records Administration’s Electronic Access Projecthttp://www.archives.gov/

Online Books Pagehttp://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

University of California Presshttp://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks//index_subjects.html

Professional Associations

American Historical Association • http://www.historians.org/

Historical Society • http://www.bu.edu/historic/

Phi Alpha Theta: National History Honor Society • http://www.phialphatheta.org

Virginia Historical Society • http://www.vahistorical.org/research/main.htm

Other Suggested Online History Resources

History: General

American Life Histories • http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/wpaintro/index.html

AmDocs: Documents for the Study of American History • http://www.vlib.us/amdocs/

American Memory Project • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Avalon History Project: Yale University • http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp

Historical Text Archives • http://historicaltextarchive.com/

Making of America • http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moagrp/

Picture History • http://www.picturehistory.com/

Popular Graphic Arts (Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Online Catalog) • http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/pga/

United States National Archives & Records Administration • http://www.archives.gov/index.html

History: Women & Ethnic Groups

African-American Mosaic: Library of Congress • http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/african/intro.html

American Women’s History • http://www.mtsu.edu/~kmiddlet/history/women.html

Documents From The Women’s Liberation • http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/wlm/

Sallie Bingham Center for Women’s History & Culture • http://library.duke.edu/specialcollections/bingham/

Women and Social Movements to 2000 • http://womhist.alexanderstreet.com/

History: American South

Documenting the American South • http://docsouth.unc.edu/

First-Person Narratives of the American South to 1920 • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/award97/ncuhtml/fpnashome.html

Louisiana Sanborn Digital Maps • http://sanborn.umi.com

History: Eras & Movements

Free Speech Movement Digital Archive • http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/FSM/

Rutgers Oral History: WWII, Korean War, Vietnam • http://oralhistory.rutgers.edu/

Virtual Library: History USA 1940-1950 • http://www.lib.washington.edu/subject/History/vl/1940s/