American History

Selected Reference Sources

American National Biography. John Arthur Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, editors. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. 24 v.; 26 cm. ["Published under the auspices of the American Council of Learned Societies."]. The online Harvard E-Resource gives additional access to articles through keyword searching. [Ref. CT213.A68 1999]

America: History and Life [computer file]. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, [Coverage since 1964 of over 2,000 journals - almost 400,000 records; covers both U.S. and Canadian history.] HarvardLibrary E-Resource.

The Oxford Companion to United States History. Paul S. Boyer, editor in chief. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. xliii, 940 p.: maps; 26 cm. [Encyclopedia/dictionary with signed articles and bibliography.] [Ref. E174.O94 2001]

Protest, Power, and Change: An Encyclopedia of Nonviolent Action from Act-up to Women's Suffrage. Roger S. Powers, William B. Vogele, Christopher Kruegler, and Ronald M. McCarthy, editors. New York: Garland Pub., 1997. xxv, 610 p.: ill.; 26 cm. (Garland reference library of the humanities; vol. 1625) [Includes bibliography with the articles.] [Ref. HM278.P76 1997]

JStor: Journal Storage [Searchable text and digitized images of all issues (except the last five years) of a number of journals, including American Historical Review, Journal of American History (and its previous title: Mississippi Valley Historical Review), American Quarterly, Eighteenth-Century Studies, Journal of Modern History, Journal of Negro History, Journal of Southern History, Reviews in American History, and William and Mary Quarterly.] Harvard E-Resource.

Encyclopedia of the United States in the Nineteenth Century. Paul Finkelman, editor in chief. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2001. 3 v.: ill., maps; 29 cm. [Index in v.3.] [Ref. E169.1.E626 2001]

The African American Encyclopedia. 2nd ed. R. Kent Rasmussen, managing editor. New York: Marshall Cavendish, c2001. 10 v.: ill.; 26 cm. [Vol. 10 has lists of research centers and people by profession as well as a bibliography and an index.] [Ref. E185.A253 2001]

Encyclopedia of Contemporary American Culture. Edited by Gary W. McDonogh, Robert Gregg, and Cindy H. Wong. London; New York: Routledge, 2001. xxxiv, 839 p.; 26 cm. [Ref. E169.12 .E49 2001]

Organizing Black America: An Encyclopedia of African American Associations. Edited by Nina Mjagkij. New York: Garland Pub., 2001. [Signed articles, bibliographies, and index.] xxix, 768 p.: ill.; 29 cm. [Ref. E185.5.O74 2001]

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History. Edited by Jack Salzman, David Lionel Smith, Cornel West. New York: Macmillan Library Reference USA; Simon and Schuster Macmillan, c1996. 5 v. (xciii, 3203 p.) : ill. 23 cm. [Signed articles, bibliographies, and index. Also 2001 supplement.] [Ref. E185.E54 1996]