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Subject Guide :American History To 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
E184 - E185 | Elements of the Population
E185 | Negroes
E186 - E189 | Colonial History
E201 - E298 | Revolution
E301 - E453 | Revolution to the Civil War
E351 - E364 | War of 1812
E401 - E415 | Mexican-American War
E441 - E453 | Slavery
E456 - E655 | Civil War
E482 - E489 | Confederate States of America

Periodicals: DDCS Call Numbers

Location | Title
905 Am3h | American Heritage: 1955-2001; 2003 to date
905 Am35h | American Historical Review: 1924 to date
905 Am35hi | American History Illustrated: 1966-1994
905 Am352 | Americas: 1950-1998
905 C93 | Current History: 1914/15- 1940/41; 1941/42-2002
905 H629 | The Historian: A Journal of History: 1947-1953; 1965-2008
905 J827m | Journal of Modern History: 1948-2001
973.05 J82a | Journal of American History: 1965 to date
973.07 | Magazine of History: 1985 to date
976.05 | Journal of Southern History: 1957 to date
976.05 | Louisiana History: 1960 to date
976.306 | North Louisiana History: 1999 to date

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online •

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

North Star: A Journal of African-American Religious History

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

National Academy Press

National Archives and Records Administrationís Electronic Access Project

Online Books Page

University of California Press

Professional Associations

American Historical Association •

Phi Alpha Theta, National History Honor Society •

Other Suggested Online History Resources

American Civil War Homepage •

American Indian Virtual Library •

American Law, A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation •

American Presidential Inaugurations •

America from Revolution to Reconstruction •

American Social History from the antebellum period through reconstruction (1850-1877) •

Catalog of American Portraits (National Portrait Gallery) •

Civil War (National Park Service) •

Civil War Photographs of the Liljenquist Family Collection: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog •

Currency of the Confederacy •

Discovering the Civil War •

Independence Day •

Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf •

Louisiana Digital Library •

Old Maps Online •

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

Smithsonian National Museum of American History •

Underground Railroad: Network to Freedom •

Valley of the Shadow Project (University of Virginia) •