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HIST 4370 / HIST 5377: American West

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Kristina Claunch
Library (NGL) Room 223G

West-Focused Document Collections

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Historical Newspapers

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Other Historical Document Collections

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Native Americans: Primary Source Collections Online

Primary Source Collections in Print

American women's diaries. Western women [microform]
HQ1412 .A55, Microforms Room
Read names, dates, and summaries online.

Covered wagon women : diaries & letters from the western trails, 1840-1890
F591.C79 (12 volumes), Main

Distant horizon : documents from the nineteenth-century American West
F591 .D58 1999, Main

Echoes of the Past: an account of the first emigrant train to California, Frémont in the conquest of California, the discovery of gold, and early pioneering
F864.B592, Main

The first West : writing from the American frontier, 1776-1860
PS561 .F57 2002, Main

The frontier experience; readings in the Trans-Mississippi West
F591.H67, Main

Issues of westward expansion
E179.5 .R68 2002, Main

A Nation moving West; readings in the history of the American frontier
F591.R5, Main

West, Southwest, and Borderlands: Primary Source Collections Online

More Primary Sources Online


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