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History: A Guide to Getting Started with Library Resources

This guide will help you locate resources for history.

Digital Collections of Early Books


Digitized German books and other material

Digitized collection of 19th and early 20th c. books, including many memoirs

Primary database: Digitized versions of books published in England between the years 1470 and 1700

Digitized collection of French books and other material

Digitized collection of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction, including 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th-century imprints.

A partnership of major research institutions and libraries to present their collections in digital form.

Complete text collection of over 60,000 primary source documents, including books, serials, and pamphlets