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HIST 1301: United States History to 1876

Primary Sources in Library Databases

Best Bets: Starting Points for Most Topics

 

Other Great Choices (Depending on Your Topic)

Video: How to Search America's Historical Newspapers

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Video: Using Dates to Search History Databases

Many primary source databases cover a long period of history, so you can really improve your searching by knowing how to search only the dates you need.

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Some Major Published Series of Primary Sources

This does NOT even begin to include all printed document collections in the library, but may provide an easy starting point for some topics. 

Click on these links to view all the volumes in these series and get call numbers to find them in the library.

Video: Finding Primary Sources in the Catalog

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