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This guide was tailored specifically to meet your research needs for AMST 5406. Here, you will find links to your class readings as well as additional resources that relate to your readings and lectures that will help get you started on your research papers and class assignments. This guide is by no means the extent of our resources, so I would encourage you to reach out to me or any of my colleagues if you would like one-on-one research assistance.
This set of primary source collections includes America’s Historical Imprints (includes American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I; Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800; American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819); America’s Historical Newspapers (includes African American Newspapers Series I, 1827-1998, Conecticut's Historical Newspapers); American State Papers; and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994, with maps.
A collection of eighteenth and nineteenth century newspapers published in Connecticut. Content includes general news, election returns, legislative acts, letters, poetry, shipping news, and advertisements.
Chronicling America is a website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP, a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC), is a long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages. Supported by NEH, this rich digital resource will be developed and permanently maintained at the Library of Congress. An NEH award program will fund the contribution of content from, eventually, all U.S. states and territories.
A collection of journals, magazines, newspapers, background sources, and primary documents that covers the most-studied events and issues in U.S. history. Contains images, video, and audio files, as well as primary source material.