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HIST 230 (Savides): Finding Primary Sources

HIST 230 - Savides

Finding Primary Sources

Use FLITE's subscription databases to find primary sources. For information on accessing databases from off-campus, click here.

American Periodicals
Browse or search American Periodicals for periodicals and journals published in the U.S. between 1740 and 1900, includng periodicals published during the Civil War. This database includes special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, and children's and women's magazines as well as other historically-significant periodicals.

Global Commodities
Through primary source documents, Global Commodities traces the history and impact on world history of such products as oil, cotton, and timber from 1500 to the present.

Historical Newspapers
Historical Newspapers is a collection of eight databases, each covering an individual newspaper title, providing full-text access to the content of major U.S. newspapers (including articles, editorials, ads, and obituaries). Coverage begins with each paper's first issue and continues through recent years.

Chicago Defender 1910-1975
Chicago Tribune 1849-1990
Christian Science Monitor 1908-2000
Detroit Free Press 1831-1922
Los Angeles Times 1881-1990
New York Times 1851-2010
Wall Street Journal 1889-1996
Washington Post 1877-1997

Guide to Historical Newspapers

Michigana: Sources in U.S. History Online
This digital archive documents state history. Drawn from the Sabin collection and other Gale sources, the archive provides access to a wide variety of documents: personal narratives and memoirs, pamphlets and political speeches, sermons and songs, legal treatises and children's books.

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