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English 346: American Literature 1800-1865: Home

Resources for section W01: Fall 2015

Databases for Course Readings

Access Databases for Course Readings

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Magazine Articles: Primary Sources

Get historical magazine articles.

APS Online contains full digital images of over 1,100 periodicals spanning nearly 200 years-from colonial times to the advent of American involvement in World War II (1940).

Accessible Archives also offers primary source material from 18th and 19th century periodicals.

Newspaper Articles: Primary Sources

Get historical New York Times' articles

ProQuest Historical Newspapers is a database of newspaper articles from The New York Times (1851-2010):

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Get peer-reviewed journal articles

MLA International Bibliography and other databases relevant to your research: Academic Search Complete and America: History and Life

ProjectMuse has full-text scholarly articles from many journals in the humanities

JSTOR has full-text scholarly articles from journals in many disciplines.

Other Sources for Primary Documents

Search other databases for primary sources, magazine and newspaper articles sources.

  • Civil War: Antebellum to Reconstruction, 1843-1877 
    Primary source documents for research into the American Civil War - provides access to more than 150 newspapers
  • Oxford African American Studies Center (NOTE Five Users at a Time)  
    A collection of scholarship, including 8,000 articles and primary source documents, focusing on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture.