United States (General): Specialized Collections

August 15, 2008

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

Data and analysis on U.S. presidential, congressional, and gubernatorial elections, plus information on voter demographics and political parties. Includes biographical information on candidates and some election speeches.

August 15, 2008

Washington Post historical backfile

Cover-to-cover, full image backfile of the Washington Post from the first issue through 1999. (For an electronic version of articles from 2000 forward, use LexisNexis Academic.)

August 15, 2008

Urban Planning, 1794-1918

Collection of primary source documents on urban planning from Cornell University.. Includes 185 journal articles, conference reports, book excerpts, and government documents with brief introductions.

August 15, 2008

Discovering American Women's History Online

Gateway to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States

August 15, 2008

American Memory

Collection of primary sources relating to the history and culture of the United States from the Library of Congress.

August 15, 2008

Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy

Collection of historical documents related to law, economics, politics, diplomacy and government.

August 15, 2008


Index of articles on women's history from journals covering history and women's studies. Emphasis on social history, particularly labor history. From the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam.


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