Basic Information Sources:

HISTORY
Updated Fall 2004

REFERENCE SOURCES

Fritz, Ronald H. Reference Sources in History: An Introductory Guide. California: ABC-CLIO, Inc., 2004. Ref D 20 .F74 2004

Norton, Mary B. The American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature. 2 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995. Ref D 20 .A43 1995

Poulton, Helen J. The Historian's Handbook: A Descriptive Guide to Reference Works. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. Ref D 16 .P65

Prucha, Francis P. Handbook for Research in American History. Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 1987. Ref E 178 .P78 1987

Wilson, John R. M. Research Guide in History. Morristown, NJ: General Learning Press, 1974 Ref D 16 .W635


SURVEYS


AMERICAN HISTORY

De Conde, Alexander, ed. Encyclopedia Of American Foreign Policy: Studies of the Principal Movements And Ideas, 3 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978 Ref JX 1407 .E53

Nash, Gary B., ed. Encyclopedia of American History, 11 vols. New York: Facts on File, 2003. Ref E174 . E53 2003

Handbook Of North American Indians, 20 vols. Washington: Smithsonian Institutions, 1978--.

Volume 5 -- Arctic
Volume 8 -- California
Volume 9 -- Southwest
Volume 10 -- Southwest
Volume 15 -- Northeast
Volume 17 -- Languages
Ref E 77 .H25

Melton, J. Gordon. The Encyclopedia Of American Religions, 2 vols. Wilmington, NC: Mc Grath Publishing Co., 1978 Ref BL 2530 .U6 .M443

Porter, Glenn, ed. Encyclopedia OF American Economic History: Studies Of the Principal Movements And Ideas, 3 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980. Ref HC 103 .E52


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Cambridge Ancient History, 12 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Ref D 57 .C25

Cambridge Medieval History, 8 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1911-1936. Ref D 117 .C3

New Cambridge Modern History, 14 vols. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1964-1970. Ref D 208 .N53


ENCYCLOPEDIAS

Dictionary Of The History Of Ideas, 5 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1968-1974. Ref CB 5 .D52


AMERICAN HISTORY

Dictionary Of American History, rev. ed., 8 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. Ref E 174 .D52 1976

Harvard Encyclopedia Of American Ethnic Groups, Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1980 Ref E 184 .A1 .H35


DICTIONARIES


AMERICAN HISTORY

Boatner III, Mark Mayo. Encyclopedia Of The American Revolution. New York: David McKay Company, 1974. Ref E 208 .B68 1974

Findling, John E. Dictionary of American Diplomatic History. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980. Ref E 183.7 .F5

Fink, Gary, ed. Labor Unions. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977. Ref HD 6508 .L234

Roller, David C. And Twyman, Robert W. The Encyclopedia Of Southern History. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1979. Ref F 207.7 .E52

Romanofsky, Peter, ed. Social Service Organizations, 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1978. Ref HV 88 .S59

Schapsmeier, Edward L. And Schapsmeier. Frederick H. Encyclopedia Of American Agricultural History. Westport CT: Greenwood Press, 1975. Ref S 441 .S36

Whitnah, Donald R., ed. Government Agencies. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983. Ref JK l 421 .G65 1983


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Avery, Catherine, ed. The New Century Italian Renaissance Encyclopedia. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1972. Ref DG 537.8 .A1 .N48

Steinberg, S. H. And Evans, I. H. Steinberg's Dictionary Of British History, 2nd ed. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1971. Ref DA 34 .S7 1971

Williams, E. N. The Facts On File Dictionary On European History, 1485-1789. New York: Facts on File, 1980. Ref D 231 .W54


HANDBOOKS

Morris, Richard B., ed. Encyclopedia of American History, bicentennial ed. New York: Harper And Row, 1976. Ref E 174.5 .M847 1976

Morris, Richard B. And Irwin, Graham W. Harper Encyclopedia Of The Modern World: A Concise Reference History From 760 To The Present. New York: Harper And Row, 1970. Ref D 205 .H293 1970

Stewart, Jeffrey C. 1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History. New York: Broadway Books, 1996. REF E 185 .S798 2001


ATLASES

Chandler, David G. Atlas Of Military Strategy. New York: Free Press, 1980. Ref G 1035 .C42

Jackson, Kenneth T. Atlas Of American History, rev ed. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1978. Ref G 1201 .S1 .J3 1978

O'Brien, Patrick K. ed. Oxford Atlas of World History. London: Oxford University Press, 2002. Ref G 1030 .O85 2002

Shepherd, William R. Historical Atlas, 9th ed. New York: Barnes & Noble, 1964. Ref F 1030 .S54 1964


BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia Of World Biography, 12 vols. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1973. Ref CT 103 .M27


AMERICAN HISTORY

Biographical Directory Of The American Congress 1774-1989
. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1989. Ref JK 1010 .A5 1989

Dictionary Of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1927--. Ref E 176 .D56

Garraty, John and Carnes, Mark. American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. Reference CR213 .A68 1999

Garraty, John A., ed. Encyclopedia of American Biography. New York: Harper And Row, 1974. Ref E 176 .G37

Notable American Women 1607-1950: A Biographical Dictionary.. Cambridge, Ma: Belknap Press, 1971. Ref E 176 .N6

Notable American Women: The Modern Period, A Biographical Dictionary. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1980. Ref CT 3260 .N573

Political Profiles, 5 vols. New York: Facts On File, 1979.

Volume 1 -- The Truman Years
Volume 2 -- The Eisenhower Years
Volume 3 -- The Kennedy Years
Volume 4 -- The Johnson Years
Volume 5 -- The Nixon / Ford Years
Ref E 840.6 .P64

Wakelyn, Jon L. Biographical Dictionary Of The Confederacy. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1977. Ref E 467 .W2


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Campbell, gordon. Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Reference CV361.C27 2003

Dictionary Of National Biography. London: Oxford University Press, 1921--. Ref DA 28 .D47

Hillerbrand, Hans. Oxford Encyclopedia of the Reformation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. Reference BR302.8 .O93 1996

Kors, Alan. Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003. Reference B802 .E53 2003

Who's Who In History , 4 vols. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1960-1969. Ref DA 28 .W618


OTHER AREAS

Redford, Donald. Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Reference DT58 .O94 2001


CHRONOLOGICAL SOURCES

Carruth, Gorton. The Encyclopedia Of American Facts And Dates, 4th ed. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1966. Ref E 174.5 .C31 1966

Grun, Bernard. The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage Of People And Events. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1979. Ref D 11 .G78 1979

Steinberg, S.H. Historical Tables 58 B.C.-A.D. 1965, New York: St. Martin's Press, 1967. Ref D 11 .S81 1967


STATISTICAL SOURCES

Historical Statistics of the United States New York: Cambridge University Press, c 2006. Volumes 1-5. Ref HA 202 .H57 2006

Scammon, Richard. America Votes. Washington: Congressional Quarterly, 1968--. Ref JK 1967 .A8

U.S. Bureau Of The Census. Historical Statistics Of The United States, Colonial Times To 1970. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1975. Ref HA 202 .A385 1975


ABSTRACTS AND INDEXES

America: History And Life. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1965-1974. Since 1974
Part A -- Abstracts And Citations
Part B -- Book Review Citations
Part C -- American History Bibliography
Part D -- Annual Index
Ref E 171 .A487

Historical Abstracts. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1968-1981. Ref D 299 .H5

Since 1971
Part A -- Modern Historical Abstracts
Ref D 299 .H52

Part B -- Twentieth Century Abstracts
Ref D 421 .H49

Humanities Index. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1975--. Index Section and FirstSearch

Social Sciences Index. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1975--. Index Section and FirstSearch


BIBLIOGRAPHIES

AMERICAN HISTORY

Bemis, Samuel Flagg And Griffin, Grace Gardner. Guide To The Diplomatic History Of The United States, 1775-1921. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1935; reprint ed., Gloucester, MA: Peter Smith, 1963. Ref E 183 .B4 1963

Friedel, Frank. Harvard Guide To American History, 2 vols. rev. ed. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press, 1974. Ref E 178 .F77 1974

Gephart, Ronald. Revolutionary America 1763-1789: A Bibliography, 2 vols. Washington: Library Of Congress, 1984. Ref E 208 .G43 1984

A Guide To The Study Of The United States Of America: Representative Books Reflecting The Development Of American Life And Thought. Washington: Library Of Congress, 1960. Ref Z 1215 .U53

Guth, DeLloyd J. And Wrone, David R. The Assassination Of John F. Kennedy: A Comprehensive Historical And Legal Bibliography, 1963-1979. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1980. Ref E 842.9 .G87

Index To The Literature On The American Indian. San Francisco: Indian Historian Press, 1972-1975. Ref Z 1209 .I53

Nevins, Allan, Robertson, Jr., James I. And Wiley, Bell I. Civil War Books: A Critical Bibliography, 2 vols. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1967. Ref Z 1242 .N35

Smith, Dwight L., ed. Era Of The American Revolution: A Bibliography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1975 Ref E 208 .E73 1975

Writings On American History. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1966-1972. Ref E 178 .W85

Writings On American History: A Subject Bibliography Of Articles. Millwood, NY: Kraus-Thomson Organization, 1974. Ref Z 1219 .D68


EUROPEAN HISTORY

Brown, Lucy and Christie, Ian R. Bibliography Of British History 1789-1851. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. Ref DA 520 .B76

Graves, Edgar B. A Bibliography Of English History To 1485. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1975. Ref DA 130 .B5

Hanham, H.J. Bibliography Of British History 1851-1914. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. Ref DA 530 .H35

Keeler, Mary Frea. Bibliography Of British History: Stuart Period, 1603-1714. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1970. Ref DA 375 .D25 1970

Pargellis, Stanley and Medley, D.J. Bibliography Of British History: The Eighteenth Century 1714-1789. Great Britain: The Harvester Press, 1977. Ref DA 498 .P37 1977

Read, Conyers. Bibliography Of British History Tudor Period 1485-1603. Great Britain: The Harvester Press 1978. Ref DA 315 .R28 1978

Royal Historical Society. Writings On British History 1901-1933. London: Jonathan Cape, 1968--
Volume 1 -- Auxiliary Sciences And General Works
Volume 4 -- The Eighteenth Century 1714-1815
Volume 5 -- 1815-1914 And Appendix
Ref DA 40 .W75

Stachura, Pewter D. The Weimar Era And Hitler 1918-1933: A Critical Bibliography. Oxford: Clio Press, 1977. Ref DD 237 .S74

JOURNALS RELATED TO HISTORY AT K.J.S. LIBRARY:

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Journal of Modern History
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Magazine of History
Michigan History
Michigan Indian Quarterly
New England Quarterly
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Signs
Slavic Review
Speculum
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