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Online Resources

Databases & Websites

America: History & Life Stanford Only
American Memory (Library of Congress)
American National Biography Stanford Only
American Presidency Project (University of California Santa Barbara)
Avalon Project (Yale University Law School) Legal, historical, and diplomatic documents.
Digital Collections @ Stanford Collections include the California Legislative Journal Appendixes, Dime Novels Full Text, Documents to the People, the GATT Digital Library, Medieval & Modern Thought, the R. Buckminster Fuller Collection, the Stanford Historical Photograph Collection, the 1924-1927 Survey of Race Relations, and more.
Historical Census Browser (University of Virginia)
Historical Monographs (Cornell Library)
Historical Statistics of the United States 1975 print edition.
Historical Statistics of the United States Stanford Only Searchable database.
The Making of the Modern World Stanford Only The Goldsmiths-Kress Library of Economic Literature, 1450-1850.

Model Editions Partnership: Historical Editions in the Digital Age (University of South Carolina)
New York Public Library Digital Collections
The Online Library of Liberty Classic texts on individual liberty, constitutional government, and the free market.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Stanford Only (currently 1817-1938)
U.S. Supreme Court

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Archive & Manuscript Databases

Archives Grid Stanford Only
Archives USA Stanford Only
Dissertations & Theses Stanford Only
Stanford Dissertations and Theses
Stanford Only
Stanford Special Collections and University Archives Finding Aids
In the First Person Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and Other Personal Narratives.
Online Archive of California Finding aids and facsimiles from archival collections throughout California

Oral History Online Stanford Only
World Catalog Stanford Only The world's largest bibliographic database, with collections from more than 10,000 libraries.

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Periodicals & Books

Academic Search Premier Stanford Only Articles from more than 4,700 journals in various academic disciplines (1975-present)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index Stanford Only This database indexes articles from arts and humanities, social science, and science journals.
History Cooperative. Electronic journals, including the latest issues of American Historical Review and Journal of American History.
Humanities E-Book More than 1,700 titles selected by American Council of Learned Societies and 12 other professional associations.
Hypertexts (American Studies, University of Virginia)
JSTOR Stanford Only A full-text database of back issues of scholarly journals.
Reviews in American History
Stanford Only vol. 1-vol. 33 (1973-2005)
Reviews in American History Stanford Only vol. 23-vol. 35 (1995-present)

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Newspapers

America’s Historical Newspapers Stanford Only
Atlanta Constitution Historical Stanford Only
California Newspaper Project Searchable catalog of nearly 15,000 California newspapers

California Digital Newspaper Collection Searchable facsimilies of selected California newspapers, including the Daily Alta California (1850-1890) and The Call (1899-1910).
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Harper's Weekly, 1857-1912 Stanford Only
Los Angeles Times Historical (1881-1984 when completed) Stanford Only
New York Times Historical (1851-2001) Stanford Only
The Nation (1865- ) Stanford Only
Wall Street Journal (1984-) Stanford Only
Wall Street Journal Historical Archive (1889-1985) Stanford Only

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Maps

David Rumsey Map Collection
Perry-Castañeda Map Collection
(University of Texas at Austin)
Sanborn Company Maps

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Print Resources

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

Congressional Quarterly's Guide to U.S. Elections, 4th ed. John L. Moore, Jon P. Preimesberger, David R. Tarr, editors.
Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, c2001.
Location: Law Library, Basement (JK1967 .C662 2001 V.1-2)
Dictionary of American History. Stanley I. Kutler, editor in chief.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons/Thomson-Gale, c2003.
Location: Green Library
1) Information Center: Ready Reference, Non-circulating (E174 .D52 2003 V.1-10)
2) Lane Room: Non-circulating (E174 .D52 2003 V.1-10)
Encyclopedia of American Cultural & Intellectual History. Mary Kupiec Cayton, Peter W. Williams, editors.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2001.
Location: Green Library, Lane Room: Non-circulating (E169.1 .E624 2001 V.1-3)
Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations. Bruce W. Jentleson, Thomas G. Paterson, senior editors.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1997-
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E183.7 .E53 1997 v.1-4)
The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature. Mary Beth Norton, general editor.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Ready Reference, Non-circulating ( Z6201 .A55 1995 V.1-2)
The Encyclopedia of American Political History. Paul Finkelman, Peter Wallenstein, editors.
Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, c2001.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E183 .E48 2001)
The Oxford Companion to United States History. Paul S. Boyer, editor in chief, .
New York: Oxford University Press, 2001.
Location: Green Library, Lane Room: Non-circulating (E174 .O94 2001)
A Statistical History of the American Electorate, Jerrold G. Rusk.
Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, c2001.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (JK1967 .R87 2001)

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Maps & Atlases

The Cambridge Gazetteer of the United States and Canada: A Dictionary of Places. Archie Hobson, editor.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1995.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (E154 .C36 1995)
The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress, 1789-1989, Kenneth C. Martis.
New York: Macmillan Pub. Co., c1989.
Location: Green Library (G1201.F9 M25 1989 F)
1) Social Sciences Resource Center
2) Stacks
The Historical Atlas of United States Congressional Districts, 1789-1983, Kenneth C. Martis.
New York: Free Press ; London : Collier Macmillan, c1982.
Location: Green Library (G1201.F9 M3 1982 F)
1) Stacks
2) Information Center: Atlas Shelves (Non-circulating)
3) Social Sciences Resource Center: Atlas Shelves
The Routledge Historical Atlas of Religion in America, Bret E. Carroll.
New York: Routledge, 2000.
Location: Green Library, Information Center: Non-circulating (G1201 .E4 C3 2000)

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