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Guides and Handbooks Top of Page
Almanac of American History
  Ref E178 .M667 2006
American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature

  Ref Z6201 .A55 1995
Guide to the History of Pennsylvania
  Ref F149 .G85 1993
Handbook of the American Frontier: Four Centuries of Indian-White Relationships
  Ref E76.2 .H43 v.1-2
Military-Industrial Complex & American Society
  Ref HC110 .D4 M483 2010
Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States, 2005
  http://bit.ly/bp4FzA
Oxford Guide to United States Supreme Court Decisions, 2009
  http://bit.ly/Lg6SJ
Working Americans 1880-1999
  Ref HD8066 .D47 2000 v.1-11


Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Top of Page
American Revolution, 1775-1783: An Encyclopedia
  Ref E208 .A433 1993
Beacham’s Encyclopedia of Social Change: American in the Twentieth Century
  Ref NH59.2 .B43 2001 v.1-4
Dictionary of American History
  Ref E174 .D52 2003 v.1-10
Dictionary of United States History, New England
  Ref E174 .D525 2006x
Encyclopedia of American Cultural & Intellectual History
  Ref E169.1 .E624 2001 v.1-3
Encyclopedia of American Social History
  Ref HN57 .E58 1992
Encyclopedia of American Urban History, 2007
  http://www.sage-ereference.com/urbanhistory/
Encyclopedia of the American Civil War
  Ref E468 .H47 2000 v.1-5
Encyclopedia of the Confederacy
  Ref E487 .E55 1993
Encyclopedia of the Great Depression
  Ref E806 .E63 2004 v.1-2
Japanese American History: And A-to-Z Reference From 1868 to the Present
  Ref E184 .J3 J3355 1993
Native America in the Twentieth Century an Encyclopedia
  Ref E76.2 .N36 1994
New Encyclopedia of American Scandal: More than 450 Infamous Incidents from
the 1600’s to the Present

  Ref E179 .N53 2001
Princeton Encyclopedia of American Political History
  Ref E183 .P85 2010


Biographical Sources Top of Page
American National Biography
  Ref CT213 .A68 1998
American Social Leaders
  Ref HN65 .M38 1993
Current Biography Yearbooks
  Ref CT100 .C8 1943-current
Dictionary of American Biography
  Ref E176 .D56
Notable American Women: 1607-1950
  Ref CT3260 .N57
Notable American Women: The Modern Period
  Ref CT3260 .N573
Notable Native Americans
  Ref E89 .N67 1995
Pennsylvania Biographical Dictionary
  Ref CT257 .P46
Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives
  Ref CT213 .S37 1998 v.1-2


Primary Sources Top of Page
American History Online (formerly Landmark Documents)
Documents of American Diplomacy: From the American Revolution to the Present
  Ref E183.7 .D63 2002
Documents of American History
  Ref E173 .C66 1973
Historic Documents
  Ref E839.5 .H57 various years
American History Online
Messages and Papers of the Presidents
  Ref J81 .B96 v.1-20
Milestone Documents
 http://www.milestonedocuments.com
Milestone Documents in American History
  Ref E173 .M62 2008 v.1-4
Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have Shaped
the Nation From Washington to Clinton

  Ref E176.1 .P889 2000
Presidents Speak
  Ref J81 .C62 1994
Treaties & Alliances of the World
  Ref JX4005 .T72 1986
Twentieth Century America: A Primary Source Collection. . .
  Ref E740.5 .T84 1995 v.1-10


Atlases Top of Page
Atlas of American History
  Ref G1201 .S1 A8 1984
Atlas of Early American History: The Revolutionary Era, 1760-1790
  Ref G1201 .S3 A8
Atlas of the Civil War
  Ref G1201 .S5 A85 1994
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the U.S.
  Ref G1200 .S1 P3x ATLAS CASE
Concise Historical Atlas of Pennsylvania
  Ref G1261 .S1 C6 1989 ATLAS CASE
Historical Atlas of the U.S.
  Ref G1201 .S1 N3 1988 ATLAS CASE
New Historical Atlas of Religion in American
  Ref G1201 .E4 N4 2001


Statistical Sources Top of Page
Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to present
  Ref HA202 .H57 2006 v.1-5
International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2000
  Ref HA175 .M55 2003
Statistical Record of Native North Americans
  Ref E89 .P76 S73 1993
World War II: A Statistical Survey
  Ref D744 .E45 1993


Indexes, Abstracts, and Databases Top of Page
Principle ToolAmerica: History & Life Full Text
Arts & Humanities Citation Index
Humanities Full Text
Social Sciences Citation Index
Social Sciences Full Text


Internet Sites Top of Page
American Presidency Project
 http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/
Best of History Web Sites
  http://www.besthistorysites.net
History and the Internet
  http://highered.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0072514566/
History Matters
  http://historymatters.gmu.edu/
United States History Index
  http://vlib.iue.it/history/USA/