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A guide to finding primary and secondary sources in WVU library collections.

Historic Newspapers

 The articles in historic newspapers are not indexed by subject.  For best results:

  • Use keywords that reflect the language of the time
  • Search by date to find articles about major events
  • Use limits to narrow by type of article

Secondary Sources

Find Research Articles

Quick search of key databases, America: History & Life and Historical Abstracts.

Periodical Collections