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American History Subject Guide (archived): FYS

Resources for study and research in United States history

Source of many primary sources

Featured resource

Internet Modern History Sourcebook:

US Civil War


"A (huge) collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly for educational use"

Newspapers

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

From the Library of Congress. Includes a newspaper title directory and over one million pages published between 1789 and 1922.


New York Times Historical
Full-text of the New York Times 1851-three years previous. PDF page images. Searchable by date, keyword, article type.

The New York Times is also available on microfilm dating back to 1851 in the Castleton library.

Use an Advanced Search and specify dates like this:

You might try searching within the abstract to limit your results, like this:


 
Make an account (through Castleton) for full access to the New York Times online.

 

 

 

After you do an initial search,

you can specify a date or date range

Or go directly to this search page.

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