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Cambridge Histories Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Currently the collection contains more than 258 digitized volumes  from the esteemed Cambridge Histories series covering 15 subject areas. Useful for locating background information in almost any subject in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences.

Catalogs
Center for Research Libraries Restricted Access Some full text available
CRL holds over four million newspapers, journals, doctoral dissertations, archives, government publications and other traditional and digital research collections. The Center has special strength in publications and archives from many countries. Find out about what is available to borrow or to access digitally at  exlibris.colgate.edu/help/guides/center-for-res-lib.html
Note: Access to catalog is available to all. Access to online collections may be restricted to Colgate University users. Borrowing materials is restricted to CU users - use ConnectNY or ILL to request items.

OAIster Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. OAIster is a union catalog of digital resources which can be thought of as a finding aid to scholarly digital collections. Not all materials are available as open access.
Articles
America: History and Life Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1964-present. A resource for studying the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

Academic Search Premier Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1975-present (with selected older titles). A multi-disciplinary database with significant full-text. Covers information in nearly every area of academic study. Indexes 4,600 journals (of which 3,900 are peer-reviewed)

PAIS International Restricted Access
Coverage: 1915-present. Covers all aspects of public affairs including political science, sociology, health, etc. with an international view. Coverage includes foreign language materials and some U.S. congressional documents. Includes references previously contained in the PAIS Archive.

JSTOR Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes over one thousand leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials valuable for academic work. Journals are always included from volume 1, issue 1 and include previous titles. For most JSTOR titles, the most recent years of publication are not covered.  If you want the most recent scholarship on a topic, you should probably try another database.  However, current issues for more than 150 journals are available on JSTOR as part of the Current Scholarship Program.

Humanities & Social Science Index Retrospective Restricted Access
Coverage: 1907-1984. Allows search of a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences.

 
C19 the Nineteenth Century IndexRestricted Access Some full text available

C19 Index draws on the strength of established indexes such as theNineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue (NSTC), The Wellesley Index,Poole’s Index, Periodicals Index Online and the Cumulative Index toNiles’ Register 1811–1849 to create integrated bibliographic coverage of over 1.7 million books and official publications, 70,000 archival collections and 22.7 million articles published in over 2,500 journals, magazines and newspapers. C19 Index now provides integrated access to 13 bibliographic indexes, including more than three million records from British Periodicals Collections I and II.   This title provides indexing but does not include full text content.  It replaces the 19th Century Masterfile.

Sabin AmericanaRestricted Access Some full text available

Sabin Americana, 1500–1926 is the most comprehensive collection of works about the Americas from the time of discovery through the early 20th century It provides a wide range of materials published anywhere in the world, providing original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, and religious history. As such, it provides valuable primary documents to support research in the areas of history, political science, anthropology, women’s studies, religious studies, Latin American/Caribbean studies and much more.

Sabin Americana is based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana. The books in the collection have been sourced from a variety of libraries, including The Huntington Library, Yale University, American Antiquarian Society and the Library of Congress.

 

Periodicals Archive Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1770-1990. A database of millions of articles published in the arts, humanities and social sciences, across more than 300 years.
Newspapers -- Historical
African American Newspapers: the 19th Century Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1827-1862. A collection of African-American newspapers containing a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day.

America's Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1690-1922. Includes more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. (formerly called Early American Newspapers, Series I through VII)

Chicago Tribune - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1849-1986. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for Chicago Tribune dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Los Angeles Times - Proquest Historical Newpapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1881-1986. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for the Los Angeles Times dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

New York Times -Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1851 - 3 years ago. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for New York Times dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Wall Street Journal - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
Covers: 1889-1992.  This database offers full-text and full-image articles for Wall Street Journal dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Economist Historical Archive Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
Covers: 1843 to 4 years ago. Includes full text news, analysis, commentary, editorials, statistics, demographics, letters to the editor, obituaries, and historical photographs. Also..
  • Special surveys and supplements on countries and industries.
  • full-colour images, multiple search indexes, and exportable financial tables.
  • Renowned sections including the Bagehot, Lexington, and Charlemagne columns
  • Classified and display advertising profiling major companies, job opportunities.


Times (London) Digital Archive Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1785-2006. Search the full-text of the Times (London) Digital Archive. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1880-1910. Provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. Currently only content from 1880 - 1910 and from selected states.

Penn Libraries list of digitized newspapers Unrestricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
The Penn Libraries have compiled a list of digitized U.S. newspapers by state.  The list includes titles in the Google News Archives, newspapers available through Chronicling America, and news provided through state digiziation projections.  Many of these are in the public domain and available for free. 

Newspapers -- Local
Historical and Regional Newspapers with specific emphasis on titles held in Special Collections Restricted Access
NOTE: ALL MICROFILM IS AVAILABLE THROUGH LASR. Materials in Special Collections have limited hours and special regulations for use.
Primary Sources
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Restricted Access Some full text available
1691-1877,  This collection includes digitized images of American magazines and journals never before available before in electronic format.  This collection documents the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the early years of the republic, to provide digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1691 and 1877.  Only thru 1865 is currently available as the series are being released in chronological order and will be completed in 2013/14.

Popular US magazines held historically by the CU LIbraries Restricted Access
Looking for popular magazine articles on that events in U.S. History?  This resource guide lists the magazines we have in our print and microfilm collections and also provides links to certain key databases.  See also the category "Newspapers, Historical".

Vital Speeches of the Day Restricted Access
Text of speeches on a wide range of political topics.  Excellent primary resouce for U.S. History.  Available in print from 1934 to the present and also searchable through Academic Search Premier.

Readers` Guide Retrospective Restricted Access
Coverage: 1890-1982. Good source for indexing popular U.S. magazine such as Time, Life, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report. Extends coverage of Readers` Guide Abstracts to reflect the history of 20th century America.

19th Century Masterfile (Poole`s Plus) Restricted Access
Important index to 19th century American and English periodicals.  This database also indexes books, newspapers, patents, and government documents published in the United States prior to 1930. This is not a full text database, but we do have access to much of the material.

American County Histories to 1900. New York Pt. 4 North Restricted Access
Digital reprints of 19th century New York County Histories including those for: Cayuga, Madison, Onondaga, Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis, Franklin, Oneida, Herkimer, Mongomery, Fulton, Schenectady, Washington, Essex, and Clinton counties.

American Memory Project Unrestricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video
These still and moving images, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

Archive of Americana Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Includes Early American Imprints (Evans and Shaw-Shoemaker) and Early American Newspapers series 1-7 and African American Newspapers 1827-1998.

Americas Historical Imprints. Series I, Evans 1639-1800 Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1639-1800. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, this has been hailed as a definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America.

Pre-1800 periodicals available from Colgate Restricted Access Some full text available
Pre-1800 periodicals available from Colgate University Libraries by date of initial availability.

Early English Books Online (EEBO) Restricted Access Some full text available
covers: 1478-1700. Early English Books Online (EEBO) contains digital facsimile page images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War.

Eighteenth Century Collections Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of millions of pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more. . It delivers every significant English-language and foreign-language title printed in Great Britain during the eighteenth century, along with thousands of important works from the Americas.

Americas Historical Imprints. Series II, Shaw-Shoemaker 1801-1819 Restricted Access Some full text available
Provides a comprehensive set of American imprints published in the early part of the 19th century, including many state papers and early government materials which chronicle the political and geographic growth of the developing American nation.

Rotunda`s American Founding Era Restricted Access Some full text available
These digital editions of the papers of many of the major figures of the early republic are presented in a fully searchable and interoperable online environment.  Also included is the Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution

HarpWeek Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1857-1912. Electronic access to Harper`s Weekly, America`s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Includes the ability to search for a wide variety of articles, ads, illustrations, fiction.

Slavery and Anti-slavery: Debates over Slavery and Abolition, Slave Trade in the Atlantic, The Institution of Slavery Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
Slavery and Anti-Slavery is devoted to the transatlantic history of slavery. It includes books, manuscripts, court records, and serials. The first part documents the debates surrounding slavery and its abolition in the U.S. but also in the UK and other European countries, the Caribbean, Latin America, and Africa. The second part is on Slave Trade and the Atlantic World , part 3 on the Institution of Slavery

Nation Digital Archive Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1865- 1 month ago. Contains indexing, abstracting, and full text for the complete archive of The Nation, is America's oldest weekly magazine and one of its premier journals of opinion.

In the First Person: Index to Letters, Diaries, Oral Histories, and other Personal Narratives Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. An index to personal narratives of diverse groups and ordinary people as well as those of the well-published and famous.

NINES : Nineteenth-century Scholarship Online Unrestricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images

NINES is a scholarly organization devoted to forging links between the British and American material archive of the long nineteenth century (1770-1920) and the digital research environment of the twenty-first. The database provides text collections and analytical tools for pursuing 19thc digital scholarhip.  Includes "Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net" and "Romantic Circles Electronic Editions". Content includes primary and secondary works, images, catalog records, open access digitial project and subscription databases (SOME OF WHICH COLGATE DOES NOT SUBSCIBE TO.)



Documenting the American South
primary resources
Documenting the American South (DocSouth) is a digital publishing initiative that provides Internet access to texts, images, and audio files related to southern history, literature, and culture. Currently DocSouth includes sixteen thematic collections of books, diaries, posters, artifacts, letters, oral history interviews, and songs.

The National Archives
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.

Bibliographies
American Foreign Relations since 1600: a guide to the literature Restricted Access
2008 ed. An update of the standard bibliography of American foreign relations literature from colonial times to the present day.

European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 Restricted Access
493-1750.  This new bibliographic database is an index for those interested in European works that relate to the Americas.  Created from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,  the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750.
Biographical Information
American National Biography Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 900-present. This is the authoritative biographical source for Americans who died prior to 1996.

Women in the American Civil War Restricted Access Some full text available
2007 ed. The story of the role of women in the Civil War, from battlefield to home front.
Data/Statistics
Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History. Also available in print: CASE Ref.  HA202 .H57 2006

Social Explorer Restricted Access Some full text available
1790 - present. A premier U.S. demographics website with online tools help you visually analyze and understand the demography of the United States through the use of interactive maps and data reports.
Encyclopedias
Cambridge Histories Online Restricted Access Some full text available
Currently the collection contains more than 258 digitized volumes  from the esteemed Cambridge Histories series covering 15 subject areas. Useful for locating background information in almost any subject in the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Sciences.

Puritans and Puritanism in Europe and America : a comprehensive encyclopedia Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. This treatment of the Puritan movement covers its doctrines, its people, its effects on politics and culture, and its enduring legacy in modern Britain and America.

Immigration and asylum: from 1900 to the present Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
2005 ed. An examination of the history and current status of immigrants and refugees, their stories, the events that led to their movement, and the place of these movements in contemporary history and politics.

Alcohol and temperance in modern history : an international encyclopedia Restricted Access Some full text available
2003 ed. A comprehensive encyclopedia on all aspects of the production, consumption, and social impact of alcohol.

Encyclopedia of World War I : a political, social, and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. Covers the entire scope of the First World War from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society.

Encyclopedia of World War II : a political, social and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. Covers the entire scope of the Second World War from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society.

Home Front Encyclopedia: United States, Britain, and Canada in World Wars I and II Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Covers the transformation of American, Canadian, and British societies during the two world wars, including aspects of working, recreational, and cultural life during wartime.

Encyclopedia of the Cold War: a political, social, and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2007 ed. A comprehensive five-volume reference on the defining conflict of the second half of the 20th century, covering all aspects of the Cold War as it influenced events around the world.
Encyclopedias -- United States
Dictionary of American History Restricted Access Some full text available
2002 ed. This revised work serves students, scholars, and general readers interested in a wide range of topics in American history, from the well studied and familiar to the obscure.

American Presidential Campaigns and Elections 1788-2008 Restricted Access Some full text available
2009 ed.  The core content of this work reviews and analyzes the process by which aspirants to the American presidency have campaigned for the support of the national electorate and how voters have made their selections from 1789 to the present day. A series of eight essays orients the reader to the unique electoral system of the United States, how it has evolved, and what larger themes illuminate the process. The subjects of these essays range from the Electoral College, suffrage law and voter turnout, and the role of the major and minor political parties to the impact of the media, campaign finance, and the character issue in presidential elections.

Jamestown Colony : a political, social, and cultural history Restricted Access Some full text available
2007 ed. All aspects of life in Jamestown, the first successful British colony in the New World.

Colonial America : an Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed.  This comprehensive, richly illustrated work brings the full details of America's colonial heritage vibrantly to life for today’s readers. Contents include approximately 500 articles, 250 illustrations and maps, dozens of topical and regional chronologies, a large selection of primary documents, and an extensive master bibliography.

Early Republic and Antebellum America Restricted Access Some full text available
2010 ed. This richly illustrated encyclopedia provides in-depth coverage of one of the most colorful and eventful periods in the nation’s history—the eight decades from the end of the American Revolution to the eve of the Civil War. More than 550 articles, essays, and sidebars; 150 photos and maps; 125 primary documents.

Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War: a political, social, and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Covers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation.

Constitutional Convention of 1787: a Comprehensive Encyclopedia of America's Founding Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. An encyclopedia of the personalities, politics, and events involved in drafting the U.S. Constitution.

Encyclopedia of the New American Nation Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Coverage begins roughly in 1754 (beginning of the Seven Years' War) and continues to the inauguration of President Andrew Jackson (1829). Woven among political markers and milestones are entries outlining the cultural development of the new nation, including entries on art, music, literature, dress and daily life.

Encyclopedia of Immigration and Migration in the American West Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Presents the tapestry of the West and its population during various periods of migration, also examining the settling of the West and movements of American Indians, African Americans, and the role of women in the West’s development.

Mexican American War Restricted Access Some full text available
2003. Covers the period from the U.S. annexation of Texas to the Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo (1848), including the battles of the conflict and also the mixed feelings of Americans regarding the war.

Slavery in the United States: A social, political, and historical encyclopedia Restricted Access Some full text available
2007 ed. A comprehensive, contextual presentation of all aspects(social, political, and economic) of slavery in the United States, from the first colonization through Reconstruction.

Civil War Era and Reconstruction : an encyclopedia of social, political, cultural, and economic history Restricted Access Some full text available
Description: This illustrated two-volume set provides an in-depth view of the non-military history of the Civil War and Reconstruction, covering the years 1861-1877. 

Encyclopedia of the American Civil War : a political, social, and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2000 ed. A comprehensive reference on the political, social, and military aspects of the American Civil War.

Encyclopedia of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era Restricted Access Some full text available
2009 ed.  Covering the period from the 1870s to World War I—during which America was transformed from an isolated agricultural republic into a modern industrial world power—this interdisciplinary reference resource provides definitive coverage of the political, economic, social, and cultural developments of the period. The work includes more than 900 articles on major events, people, institutions, movements, themes, and ideas, in addition to original documents, a master chronology, bibliographies, and approximately 100 historical photos.

Industrial Revolution in America: Automobiles, Mining and Petroleum, Textiles Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Covers the emergence of the textile, mining and petroleum, and automobile manufacturing industries and their separate and interconnected roles in the Industrial Revolution.

Encyclopedia of the Jazz Age : from the end of World War I to the great crash Restricted Access
2009 ed.  This richly informative work offers in-depth coverage of one of the most fascinating and widely studied periods in American history, from the end of World War I in 1918 to the Wall Street crash in 1929. It portrays the politics, economics, society, and culture of the era in more than 300 fast-paced entries devoted to its personalities, events, institutions, ideas, trends, and cultural landmarks. A full complement of background materials and supplementary information help make this an indispensable resource.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression and the New Deal Restricted Access Some full text available
2009 ed.  From the stock market crash of October 1929 to the attack on Pearl Harbor in December 1941, this sweeping reference work traces the major political, economic, social, and cultural movements of the longest and most severe crisis in U.S. history, as well as the events, people, and institutions that helped the nation through the hard times. The period and its legacy are analyzed and brought to life in more than 450 articles and essays, 100 photos and cartoons, primary-source documents, a master bibliography, and other essential research materials.

Encyclopedia of the Great Depression Restricted Access Some full text available
2003 ed. A comprehensive overview featuring entries on Depression-era politics, government, business, economics, literature, the arts, society, and culture.

Americans at War Restricted Access Some full text available
2005 ed. Places major American conflicts -- from the Colonial Wars through the War on Terrorism -- in the context of cultural and social events and conditions on the homefront. Articles include biographies and topics such as civil liberties, media, politics, popular culture, religion, memory and national identity, civic celebrations and monumental art, literature, the roles of women and minorities, veterans, science and technology, humor, and music.

Postwar America (1945-Present) : an encyclopedia of social, political, cutural, and economic history Restricted Access Some full text available
2009 ed.  This reference work provides detailed coverage of the social, political, cultural, and economic developments in America throughout the postwar era, as well as their far-reaching effects on the rest of the world. In addition to nearly 600 articles, the work includes 300 photographs, abundant primary source materials, statistical data, and a master bibliography.

Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War : a political, social, and military history Restricted Access Some full text available
2nd ed (2011) A comprehensive study of one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history.

Chronological History of U.S. foreign relations CASE Ref. E183.7 .B745 2003 Restricted Access
New York : Routledge, 2003

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy Restricted Access Some full text available
2002 ed. Essays by subject experts treat concepts and doctrines, policymaking, commerce and science, human rights and arms control, with specific articles on topics ranging from anti-imperialism to environmental diplomacy, from refugee policies to terrorism and countermeasures.

Belligerents, brinksmanship and the big stick : A Historical Encyclopedia of American Diplomatic Concepts Restricted Access
2009 ed. Offers authoritative coverage of the concepts, traditions, events, and individuals that shaped United States' foreign relations from the American Revolution to the present.

Utopias in American History Restricted Access Some full text available
2008 ed. A look at the long tradition of communal societies in the United States from colonial times to the present, examining their ideological foundations, daily life, and relationships to mainstream American society.

Encyclopedia of African-American culture and history: the Black experience in the Americas Restricted Access Some full text available
2006 ed. Covers all aspects of the African-American experience from 1619 to the present day. Uses biographies, historical essays, and thematic pieces to fully define in one source the cultural roots and current condition of the African-American community.

Encyclopedia of American Social Movements Restricted Access Some full text available
2009 ed.  This encyclopedia examines every significant social movement in American history through the early twenty-first century. Nearly 200 articles cover the goals, tactics, and impact of each movement and campaign, exploring its core concepts and principles, chronicling its successes and failures, and examining its relationships with other movements in history. Leaders and other key figures are portrayed in biographical sidebars, with a wealth of primary-source materials, 100 historical photos, and statistical tables.
Government Information
Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: July 1976-- ; brief records for older material slowly being added. The Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP) is the finding tool for electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government. The CGP contains descriptive records for historical and current publications and provides direct links to those that are available online.

Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, 1895-1976 Restricted Access
Search by keyword, SuDocs call number, author, or title. Can also browse the paper equivalent. Records for documents older than 1924 do not have call numbers. Ask a reference librarian for help.

ProQuest Congressional Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Indexes the United States Congressional Serial set and other publications of the U.S. Congress, including committee prints and hearings, and the Congressional Record. The Serial Set (CU owns in paper) is a treasure-trove of historical materials about the country, including foreign relations. Also includes stories from the Washington Post, Roll Call, and The Hill; and links to hot bills/topics and other websites.

Landmark legislation, 1774-2002 : major U.S. acts and treaties CASE Ref. KF68 .S73 2003 Restricted Access
Published in 2003 by CQ Press, this encyclopedia gives historical background to each US congress and describes key acts and treaties along with crucial citations to the Statutes at Large.

ProQuest Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection Restricted Access Some full text available
covers: 1787-1997.  Includes the full text of the Congressional Record and its three predecessors. These four titles, the Congressional Record (1873-to date), the Annals of Congress (1789-1824), the Register of Debates (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873) provide researchers with a unique perspective on American history, and are considered key primary resources for research in American history, public policy, business and economics, politics, international relations, and the law.

Digital National Security Archive Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains audio
1940`s to present. A collection of declassified government documents, arranged into collections. Each collection, compiled by top scholars and experts, covers the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.

Foreign relations of the United States : diplomatic papers. Washington : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 1948- CASE Ref Document S 1.1: Restricted Access
Official record of U.S. Foreign policy with correspondence and papers on major policies and decisions.

Guide to American foreign relations since 1600. 2nd ed. CASE Ref. - E183.7 .A55 2003 Restricted Access
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-Clio, c2003

U.S. Government Websites of note Unrestricted Access
Sources selected by Colgate`s Head of Government Documents
Images
American Memory Project Unrestricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video
These still and moving images, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning.

Ad*Access Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Ad*Access presents images and the related data for over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Ad*Access concentrates on five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II, providing a coherent view of a number of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in a collection available at Duke University.

AP Images Restricted Access Resource contains images
Coverage: 1840-present. The photo archive for the Associated Press has over 500, 000 images dating from 1844 to the present and covering a wide range of events and locations.

ARTstor Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data, with unique tools to actively use those images for teaching, learning and research.

HarpWeek Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1857-1912. Electronic access to Harper`s Weekly, America`s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Includes the ability to search for a wide variety of articles, ads, illustrations, fiction.

Ohio State University Cartoon Image Database Unrestricted Access Resource contains images
The Cartoon Library and Museum`s digital image database contains scanned images from their collection. The collection documents American printed cartoon art, including editorial cartoons and comic strips. Some images are scanned from the original art while others are scanned from newspaper tear sheets or other printed sources.

Reviews
America: History and Life Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1964-present. A resource for studying the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present.

Book Review Digest Case Ref Z1219.C95 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1905-2004/05.  Indexes and excerpts reviews of books written in English and published in the U.S. and Canada. More selective than Book Review Index. Arranged alphabetically by author; subject and title indexes. Search year of publication and the year following publication.

Book Review Index Restricted Access
Coverage: 1965-present. Indexes reviews in magazines and scholarly journals.
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