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Article Indexes for U.S. History
America: History and Life This link opens in a new window
U.S. and Canadian history, with some articles that do not appear in JSTOR, including recent issues.
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Full-text searching of humanities and social science journals. May not include recent issues.
Getting Started with a Topic
Biographies published as books can be found in
CBBCat by searching a name (last name, first name) as a Subject.
You can also find anthologies of biographies in
CBBCat by searching for kinds of people plus the term "Biography" (e.g. African Americans Biography).
American National Biography This link opens in a new window
Biographies of prominent men and women, including images and bibliographies. Limited to one user at a time.
Ancestry Library This link opens in a new window
Historical census records and city directories; the source most likely to contain information about less well-known people.
Subjects: African Studies
Languages and Literatures
U. S. History