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Credo Reference - History
Search History encyclopedias and dictionaries

American Decades
REF E 169.12 .A419 1994 (print copy)

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World at War:  Understanding Conflict & Society
Authoritative accounts of past wars that have shaped our world, as well as up-to-date information regarding current conflicts.

Dictionary of the Middle Ages
REF D 114 .D5 1982

Europe Since 1945: an Encyclopedia
REF D 1051 .E873 2001

Encyclopedia of Asian History
REF DS 31 .E51 1988

Dictionary of American History
REF E 174 .D52 2003

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
REF E 185.E54 2006

Encyclopedia of African-American History
REF E 185 .E545 2006

Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
REF F 1406 .E53 1996

Women in World History
REF HQ 1115 .W6 1999

Primary Sources

Ancestry Library Edition (SMC students, faculty & staff)

Archives Unbound
Topically-focused digital collections of historical documents: 

The Early Republic:  Critical Editions on the Founding of the United States
Documents the actions, debates, and thoughts of the First Federal Congress (1789-1791) and its members

Milestone Documents in World History

London Low Life

Queen Victoria's Journals

State Papers Online: Government of Britain 1509-1714

Vital Speeches of the Day

Historical Newspapers and Magazines

American Periodicals Series Online (1740-1940's)

Early American Newspapers (1690-1876)

Historical Newspapers New York Times (1851 to 4 years ago) and Washington Post (1877 to 17 years ago)

Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-1985

Reader's Guide Retrospective (1890-1982)

Chronicling America: Historical American Newspapers
Access selected digitized American newspapers from 1836-1922 or search the US Newspaper Directory, 1690-present.

Web Sources

American Memory Project
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html
Primary documents in American History from the Library of Congress.

Asian Studies WWW Virtual Library
http://coombs.anu.edu.au/WWWVL-AsianStudies.html

Black Studies (City College Libraries of NY)
http://resources.ccny.cuny.edu/resources/subject.jsp?sub_id=60

Early Americas Digital Archive
http://mith2.umd.edu/eada/

European History Primary Sources
http://primary-sources.eui.eu/

Internet History Sourcebooks (Ancient, Medieval, Modern, and more)
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC)
http://lanic.utexas.edu/

Milestone Documents in American History
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?page=milestone
100 key primary source documents from the National Archives.

The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
http://www.archives.gov/research/arc/
Search or browse the Archival Research Catalog (ARC) on selected topics to find digital images. Other search interfaces available include Access to Archival Databases and the Online Public Access Catalog.

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