HI 374 The Roots of American Society 1607-1764

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Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History (5 vols)
Reference E162 .C68 2006

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Revolutionary America
Reference E188 .E63 1990 

Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass (vol. 1)
Reference E185 .E545 2006 

Encyclopedia of American Historical Documents (vol. 1)
Reference E173 E54 2004

Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes
Reference E77 .G15 1998 (4 vols)

Encyclopedia of North American Colonies (3 vols)
Reference E45 .E53 1993

Encyclopedia of Women in American History (vol. 1)
Reference HQ1410 .E53 2002

Slavery in the United States: A Social, Political, and Historical Encyclopedia (2 vols)
Reference E441 .S635 2007

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Digital Collections

American Journeys: Eyewitness Accounts of Early American Exploration and Settlement
http://www.americanjourneys.org/

Archive of Early American Images
http://www.brown.edu/Facilities/John_Carter_Brown_Library/pages/ea_hmpg.html

The Avalon Project
http://avalon.law.yale.edu/default.asp

Early America Digital Archives
http://www.mith2.umd.edu/eada/

Exploring the Early Americas
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/earlyamericas/

The Geography of Slavery in Virginia
http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/gos/

The Plymouth Colony Archive Project
http://www.histarch.uiuc.edu/plymouth/index.html

Salem Witch Trials: Documentary Archive and Transcription Project
http://etext.virginia.edu/salem/witchcraft/

Virtual Jamestown
http://www.virtualjamestown.org/page2.html