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American History: Diaries and Other First Hand Accounts

Subject Headings in the Library Catalog

Search terms DIARIES or PERSONAL NARRATIVES or BIOGRAPHY under particular subjects, names of countries, etc.

Some examples: 

World War, 1914-1918 - Personal Narratives

United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal Narratives

Southern States - Biography

West (U.S.) Women Pioneers- Biography

Names of individuals, ex: Reagan, Ronald - Diaries

Remember to use Key Words as well

Bibliographies

The Published Diaries and Letters of American Women: An Annotated Bibliography

     Ref Z5305 .U5 G66 1987

American Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of Published American Diaries and Journals

     Ref Z5305 .U5 A47 1983 v. 1-2

Use the subject heading "American Diaries - Bibliography" in CCBcat and other library catalogs

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