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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

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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 • http://www.search.eb.com

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/

North Star: A Journal of African-American Religious Historyhttp://northstarjournal.org/index2.html

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/

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

National Archives and Records Administrationís 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/

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

Other Suggested Online History Resources

American Civil War Homepage • http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html

American Indian Virtual Library • http://www.hanksville.org/Naresources/

American Law, A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation • http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html

American Presidential Inaugurations • http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/pihtml/pihome.html

America from Revolution to Reconstruction • http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/

American Social History from the antebellum period through reconstruction (1850-1877) • http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/moagrp/

Catalog of American Portraits (National Portrait Gallery) • http://npgportraits.si.edu/emuseumCAP/code/emuseum.asp

Civil War (National Park Service) • http://www.nps.gov/civilwar

Civil War Photographs of the Liljenquist Family Collection: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Online Catalog • http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/lilj

Currency of the Confederacy • http://cdm.bostonathenaeum.org/cdm/landingpage/collection/p16057coll13

Discovering the Civil War • http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/civil-war/

Independence Day • http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Independence_Day.shtml

Library of Congress: Virtual Reference Shelf • http://www.loc.gov/rr/askalib/virtualref.html#generalhistory

Louisiana Digital Library • http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/

Old Maps Online • http://www.oldmapsonline.org

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

Smithsonian National Museum of American History • http://americanhistory.si.edu/

Underground Railroad: Network to Freedom • http://nps.gov/subjects/ugrr

Valley of the Shadow Project (University of Virginia) • http://valley.lib.virginia.edu