Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 A digitized full-text collection of books, pamphlets and periodicals published in the United States from 1639 to 1800. It is a collection of primary source material (more than 36,000 titles when complete) on all aspects of 17th and 18th century life in America and Europe (especially England) based on Charles Evans American Bibliography, which listed all known publications in this period.
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw & Shoemaker, 1801-1819 Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the distinguished bibliography by Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. Chronicles the people, ideas and events behind the early political, social, cultural and geographic growth of the United States.
Annals of American History (online) Primary source documents (including historical accounts, speeches, memoirs, poems, editorials, and cultural criticism) and multimedia (including images, video, and audio clips), covering U.S. history from 1493 to modern times.
A rich source for primary documents in many areas. In addition to searching the catalog directly, there are Topic Guides for Women's and Gender Studies, and for U.S. History, which include historical newspapers, broadsides, pamphlets, and proceedings. Many of the materials cited are available directly in full-text PDFs; all may be borrowed from the Center through our Interlibrary Loan department (use your ILLiad account to make a request).
America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922 The full text of early American newspapers for the following series: Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876; Series 2, 1758-1922; Series 3, 1829-1922; Series 4, 1756-1922 and Series 5, 1777-1922.
Proquest Historical Newspapers Coverage varies, but good for a few major newspapers.
American Periodicals Series Online Journals Digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the 20th century. Titles range from Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository to popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal to groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure's.
19-Century Masterfile gives citations for writings from 1800-1900 from several nations. It includes references to articles, newspapers, books, and U.S. and U.K. government documents. You will have to search for the full text of what you find here separately, but it is a rich source of primary materials for the 19th-century. You may find some items in our own catalog, or through WorldCat, which you can search directly for more primary material from any century.
Harper's Weekly from 1857 through 1912.
Humanities and Social Sciences Index Retrospective, 1907-1984 and Readers Guide Retrospective Indexes scholoary and popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States and reflects the history of 20th century America.
REF Z 7963 .B6 C55 1989 Women's Diaries, Journals, and Letters
REF Z 5305 .U5 G66 1987 The Published Diaries and Letters of American Women
REF Z 5305 .U5 A 74 1983 American Diaries [2 volumes]
REF Z 1247 .M3 American Diaries ...written prior to the year 1861
REF Z 1251 .E1 F6 1967 New England Diaries, 1602-1800
REF Z 7963 .B6 A32 1983 Through a Woman's I: An Annotated Bibliography of American Women's Autobiographical Writings, 1946 - 1976