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Early American History

Guide to support research on the colonial and early republican periods of the Americas, with particular emphasis on the United States.

Searching for Primary Sources

In additional to databases of historical newspapers and other digitized archives, there are myriad primary source materials that get published in book format and can be found in the stacks of Howard-Tilton. These might include published papers of prominent historical figures, travel journals and diaries, historical statistics, and more.

Early American Publishing


American Historical Newspapers

See also the News & Newspapers guide for a complete listing of news sources and newspaper databases, current and historical.

European Historical Newspapers


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