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American History:

Archives, Libraries, and Museums


Those resources listed under American History may be relevant for any topic in American history. To find ones for particular topics in American history, see History: Archives, Libraries, and Museums. To search for particular archival resources, use the databases listed at History: Databases and Indexes: Archival Resources.

American History:

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

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American History:

Associations, Organizations, and Institutes


The resources listed under American History may be useful for any topic in American history. For additional resources, see History: Associations, Organizations, and Institutes.

American History:

Associations, Organizations, and Institutes

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American History:

Audio Resources


The resources listed under American History: Audio Resources may be useful for any topic in American history. See also the resources listed under History: Audio Resources.

American History:

Audio Resources

  • History and Politics Out Loud (Jerry Goldman and Northwestern University)
    Search for and listen to politically and historically significant audio materials

  • Sound Recordings (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    Searchable collections from the Library of Congress.

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American History:

Background


Sometimes you may need some information to get more familiar with your topic. Below are some materials that can provide background on American history. The resources listed under American History can be useful for any topic in American history. Additional resources are listed at History: Background.

American History:

Background
  • Boyer, Paul, ed. Oxford Companion to United States History (Carnegie Mellon users only) [New York]: Oxford University Press, 2004.

  • Cayton, Mary Kupiec and Peter W. Williams, eds. Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History. 3 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2001.
    HUNT REF-1 E169.1 .E624 2001

  • Cayton, Mary Kupiec, Elliott J. Gorn, Peter W. Williams, eds. Encyclopedia of American Social History. 3 vols. New York: Scribner, 1993
    HUNT REF-1 HN57 .E58 1993

  • Chambers, John Whiteclay II. The Oxford Companion to American Military History (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Ciment, James, ed. Encyclopedia of American Immigration. 4 vols. Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2001.
    HUNT REF-1 JV6465 .E53 2000

  • Djupe, Paul A. and Laura R. Olson. Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics. New York: Facts On File, 2003.
    HUNT REF-1 BL2525 .D58 2003

  • Herrick, John Middlemist and Paul H. Stuart, eds. Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Ltd., c2005.
    HUNT REF-1 HV12 .E497 2005

  • Hochman, Stanley and Eleanor Hochman. The Penguin Dictionary of Contemporary American History, 1945 to the Present. New York: Penguin Reference, c1997.
    HUNT REF-1 E740.7 .H64 1997

  • Hoxie, Frederick E., ed. Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Kimmel, Michael S. and Amy Aronson. Men and Masculinities: a Social, Cultural, and Historical Encyclopedia. 2 vols. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2004.
    HUNT REF-1 HQ1090.3 .M436 2004

  • Kross, Jessica. American Eras. 8 vols. Detroit: Gale Research, c1997-.
    HUNT REF-1 E169.1 .A471979 1997

  • Kutler, Stanley I., ed. Dictionary of American History. 10 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, c2003.
    HUNT REF-1 E174 .D52 2003

  • Kutler, Stanley I., ed. Encyclopedia of the United States in the Twentieth Century. 5 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1996.
    HUNT REF-1 E740.7 .E53 1996

  • Mink, Gwendolyn and Alice O'Connor, eds. Poverty in the United States: an Encyclopedia of History, Politics, and Policy. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2004.
    HUNT REF-1 HC110 .P6 P598 2004

  • Moreno, Barry. Encyclopedia of Ellis Island. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2004.
    HUNT REF-1 JV6484 .M67 2004

  • Morris, Richard B., ed. Encyclopedia of American History. New York: Harper & Row, c1982.
    HUNT REF-1 E174.5 .E52 1982

  • Ness, Immanuel. Encyclopedia of American Social Movements. 4 vols. Armonk, NY: Sharpe Reference, c2004.
    HUNT REF-1 HN57 .E594 2004

  • Patrick, John J., Richard M. Pious, and Donald A. Ritchie. Oxford Guide to the United States Government (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Townson, Duncan. Dictionary of Contemporary History-1945 to the Present. (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • Yanak, Ted and Pam Cornelison. The Great American History Fact-Finder (Carnegie Mellon users only)

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American History:

Biographical Resources


The resources listed under American History can be useful for any topic in American history. See also History: Biographical Resources.

American History:

Biographical Resources

  • American National Biography. 24 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.
    HUNT REF-1 CT213 .A68 1999

  • Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-present

  • Dictionary of American Biography. 22 vols. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1928-58.
    HUNT REF-1 E176 .D56

  • White, J. T., ed. The National Cyclopedia of American Biography. Clifton, N.J.: J. T. White, 1893-.
    HUNT REF-1 E176 .N28

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American History:

Books


Below are some resources that you can use to find books on topics dealing with American history. The resources under American History: Books are relevant for any period of American history.For a more complete listing of those relevant to History, see History: Databases and Indexes. If you need help in selecting or using a database or index for your research, please contact the Hunt Library reference desk.
  • American History: Books
  • Colonial and Revolutionary Periods: Books
  • Early National and Antebellum: Books
  • Civil War and Reconstruction: Books
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Age: Books
  • 1920s: Books
  • 1930s and 1940s: Books
  • 1950s: Books
  • 1960s: Books

American History:

Books

  • America: History and Life (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1954-present (updated monthly).
    Citations and some abstracts to journal articles, dissertations, and book and media reviews on United States and Canadian history from prehistory to the present. Covers all historical topics, including foreign policy, and a variety of disciplines including popular culture, gender studies, anthropology, literature and folklore, etc. Also has a non-US history counterpart Historical Abstracts. You can search both America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts simultaneously.

  • Cameo
    Catalog of the materials in the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries, including books, dissertations, journals, magazines, newspapers, and videos.

  • Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
    Catalog of Pittsburgh's public libraries, which are a rich repository of resources. Not all of the items in the libraries will be in the online catalog. For a comprehensive idea of the holdings, you may still have to look at card catalogs and card files. Carnegie Mellon faculty, staff, and students can borrow materials by getting a Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh library card at the Main Library lending desk. Library Cards are free to residents of Allegheny County (bring proof of address), as well as out-of-town college students residing in the county (bring your Carnegie Mellon ID card and proof of local address).

  • Pittcat (University of Pittsburgh Libraries)
    Catalog of the University of Pittsburgh Library System, including all branch campus libraries. Carnegie Mellon faculty, staff, and students can borrow materials by getting a Special Borrower's card at the Hillman Library circulation desk with their Carnegie Mellon ID cards and proof of current Carnegie Mellon affiliation. See University of Pittsburgh Library System Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement for details.

  • Worldcat (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1200-present (Updated daily)
    Citations to books, titles of journals, manuscripts, and other materials in libraries throughout the United States, as well as some international libraries. You can limit your search to books by by selecting Book in the Type option. Each record will let you know which libraries have that item.

If we don't have the books you need you can use EZ Borrow (books get here in about 3-5 days) or interlibrary loan using Illiad (books get here in about 7-10 days).

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American History:

Discussion Lists


See also History: Discussion Lists.

American History:

Discussion Lists

  • H-AmRel
    Scholarly discussion of religion in American society from pre-colonial times to present

  • H-Amstdy
    Forum for research and teaching in the field of American Studies

  • H-California
    History and study of California

  • H-Florida
    Study of Florida history and culture

  • H-Maryland
    Maryland history and culture

  • H-Michigan
    History and culture of Michigan

  • H-New England
    History and culture of New England

  • H-New Jersey
    History and culture of New Jersey

  • H-New Mexico
    History and culture of New Mexico

  • H-Ohio
    History and culture of Ohio

  • H-Pennsylvania
    History and culture of Pennsylvania

  • H-Pol
    Dedicated to enhancing scholarly communication on the history of politics, with a special interest in the history of politics in the United States

  • H-South
    History of the United States South

  • H-SC
    History and culture of South Carolina

  • H-Tennessee
    History and culture of Tennessee

  • H-Texas
    History and culture of Texas

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American History:

Internet Guides


The resources under American History can be useful for any topic. See also History: Internet Guides.

American History:

Internet Guides

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American History:

Journal and Magazine Articles


Below are some resources that you can use to find journal and magazine articles on topics in American history. Those listed under American History: Journal and Magazine Articles are useful for any topic in American History.For a more complete listing of those relevant to History, see History: Databases and Indexes. If you need help in selecting or using a database or index for your research, please contact the Hunt Library reference desk.

American History:

Journal and Magazine Articles

If full text links for journal articles are not provided, click on to see retrieval options. This may not be available in all databases. Otherwise, use Cameo to see if materials are in the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries or the Find e-journal list to see if they are full text in other databases. If they aren't, you can use ILLiad, the interlibrary loan service, to obtain the material.
  • Academic Onefile (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    ca. 1980-present.
    Citations, abstracts, and some full text. Covers journals in all fields, including history.

  • America: History and Life (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1954-present (updated monthly).
    Citations and some abstracts of journal articles, books, and dissertations on American History. It covers all historical topics and a variety of disciplines including religion, gender studies, anthropology, political science, etc. Most of the books and dissertations are from 1979 to the present. Also has a non-US history counterpart Historical Abstracts. You can search both America: History and Life and Historical Abstracts simultaneously.

  • American Periodicals Series Online (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1740-1940
    Search and display pages of historic American magazines and journals over 1,100 periodicals spanning nearly 200 years. Titles range from America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository, to popular magazines like Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal. Because the database contains digitized images of periodical pages, researchers can see all of the original typography, drawings, graphic elements, and article layouts exactly as they were originally published.

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index
    1975-present (updated weekly).
    Available: Web of Science (Carnegie Mellon Users only)

  • The Nation Archive (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1865-present.
    Search and display the full text of America’s oldest weekly magazine and one if its premier journals of opinion. The Nation has long been regarded as one of the country’s definitive journalistic voices of writing on politics, culture, books, and the arts, and continues to stand as the independent voice in American journalism.

  • The National Review Archive (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1955-present.
    Search and display the full text of leading journal of opinion since its inception in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. The National Review consistently provides insightful and unique coverage of political, economic, social, and cultural issues and trends. With its hallmarks of style, wit, and intelligence, National Review does much more than merely render facts and commentary; it clarifies the real causes, principles, and philosophies underlying today's and tomorrow's most important issues.

  • The New Republic Archive (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1914-present
    Search and display the full text of a magazine that has provided in-depth examination of American politics, foreign policy and culture with an uncanny ability in covering issues before reaching the mainstream. The New Republic Archive continues to be the leading journal of opinion and covers topics from a variety of viewpoints.

  • Readers' Guide Retrospective, 1890-1982 (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Citations to popular magazine and journal articles in all subject areas, including current events, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health, nutrition and consumer affairs, from 1890 to 1982.

  • Social Sciences Citation Index
    1900-present (updated weekly).
    Available: Web of Science (Carnegie Mellon Users only)
If full text links for journal articles are not provided, click on to see retrieval options. This is only for journal article citations, and may not be available in all databases. Otherwise, use Cameo and the Find e-journal list to see if materials available to you. If they aren't, you can use Illiad, the interlibrary loan service, to obtain the material.

If you need help finding journal articles on your topic, ask the reference staff at the Hunt Library reference desk.

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American History:

Journals

Below are major journals in American history. Use Cameo and the Find e-journal list to search for other journal titles in the Carnegie Mellon University Libraries. For additional titles, see History: Journals. To find journal articles on particular topics, use the resources at American History: Books and Journal Articles.

American History:

Journals

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American History:

Maps


The resources listed under American History can be useful for any time period. Relevant maps may also be in some of the resources listed at History: Maps.
  • American History: Maps
  • Colonial and Revolutionary Periods: Maps
  • Early National and Antebellum: Maps
  • Civil War and Reconstruction: Maps
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Maps
  • 1920s: Maps
  • 1930s and 1940s: Maps
  • 1950s: Maps
  • 1960s: Maps

American History:

Maps


For additional resources, see History: Maps.
  • Atlas of Historical County Boundaries (Newberry Library)

  • Fire Insurance Maps from the Sanborn Map Company Archives: Late 19th Century to 1990, Pennsylvania. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, c. 1991.
    HUNT MFILM-3 912.73 S19P415A PT.1-40 and Guide.

  • Flanders, Stephen A. The Atlas of American Migration. New York: Facts on File, 1998.
    HUNT REF-1 G1201 .E27 F5 1998

  • Historical Maps and Charts (Office of Coast Survey, NOAA)
    over 20,000 maps and charts from the late 1700s to present day. The Collection includes some of the nation's earliest nautical charts, hydrographic surveys, topographic surveys, geodetic surveys, city plans and Civil War battle maps.

  • Historical Maps Online (University of Illinois)
    Search or browse images of maps charting the last 400 years of historical development in Illinois and the Northwest Territory.

  • Jackson, Kenneth T. Atlas of American History. New York: Scribner, 1978.
    HUNT REF-1 G1201 .S1 J3 1978

  • Manufacturers Mutual Fire Insurance Company Industrial Site Maps: 1894-1954. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1991.
    HUNT MFICHE-3 338.0973 M294 and Guide

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American History:

Newspapers


The newspapers listed under American History may be useful for many topics in American History ca. 1851 to the present. For additional resources, see History: Databases and Indexes: Newspapers.

American History:

Newspapers

  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (Library of Congress)
    Full text, exact dates vary by newspaper. Ongoing project to provide information about historic newspapers and to selectively digitize newspaper pages. Read About Chronicling America. Digitized newspapers can be searched or browsed. See All Available Newspapers. The site also has a Search Newpaper Directory feature, so you can see which newspapers were published in a particular place and time. You can use ILLiad to try and get newspapers not locally available.

  • EthnicNewsWatch (Carnegie Mellon user only)
    Full text: 1959-1989
    Search and display the full text of ethnic, minority, and native press from 1959-1989.

  • Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1849-current minus 24 years.
    Search, browse, and display the full text of one of America’s leading newspapers. The Tribune has a reputation for investigative and public service journalism earning 24 Pulitzer Prizes since 1932. Additional content is added on a yearly basis.

  • Historical Newspapers: New York Times (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Full text: 1851 - ca. current -3 years.
    Search and display the full text of the New York Times. For more recent issues, see Proquest (below).

  • Historical Newspapers: Wall Street Journal (Carnegie Mellon users)
    Full text: 1890-1992.
    Search and display the full text. For more recent issues, see Proquest (below).

  • Lexis Nexis Academic (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Full text. Exact dates vary by newspaper, ca. 1980s-present.
    Search and display full text of American newspapers.

  • 19th Century U. S. Newspapers (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Full text. 19th century, exact dates vary by newspaper.
    Search and display pages from 500 U. S. newspapers from the 19 th century. Some examples of the newspapers included are: New York Herald (NY), Lynchburg Virginian (VA), The Hawaiin Gazette (HI), Rocky Mountain News (CO), Southern Illustrated News (VA), Daily Inter Ocean( Chicago), Milwaukee Sentinel (WI).

  • Proquest Newsstand (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    Full text. Exact dates vary by newspaper, ca. 1990s-present.
    Search and display full text of American newspapers. Once connected, to search only newspapers, go to Databases Selected, then Clear All Databases, then select the newspapers you want to search, then click on Continue.

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American History:

Pictorial Resources


The resources under American History can be useful for any time period. See also History: Pictorial Resources.

American History:

Pictorial Resources

  • Ad*Access (Digital Scriptorium, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University)
    Browse or search for U. S. and Canadian newspaper and magazine ads from 1911-1955. The five main subject areas covered are radio, television, transportation, beauty and hygiene, and World War II.

  • Adams, James Truslow. Album of American History. 6 vols. and supp. New York: Scribner, 1969.
    HUNT REF-1 E178.5 .A482
    Pictures of all aspects of American life from the colonial period to ca. 1980. Volume 6 has a subject index for volumes 1-6; the supplement has its own index.

  • America During the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945 (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    Photographs of rural life, the negative impact of the Great Depression, farm mechanization, the Dust Bowl, and the mobilization effort for World War II. You can search for black and white or color photographs, or both, by subject or creator, or browse state and county indexes.

  • America's First Look Into the Camera: Daguerreotype Portraits and Views, 1839-1864 (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    More than 650 photographs, from 1839 to 1864, which can be browsed or searched by keyword.

  • Around the World in the 1890s: Photographs from the World's Transportation Commission, 1894-1896 (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    Search or browse about 900 images of different types of transportation, as well as city, street, and harbor scenes from all over the world.

  • Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-present (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    More than 363,000 measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories for more than 35,000 historic structures and sites from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. Additional images will be added monthly.

  • Changing Times: Los Angeles in Photographs: 1920-1990s (UCLA Library)

  • EASE History (Michigan State University)
    Browse Historical Events (ca. 1900-present), Campaign Ads (ca. 19520-2004), and Core Values. Includes photographs and videos.

  • Frank M. Hohenberger Photograph Collection (Indiana University)
    Search or browse photographs of the life, customs, and scenes of Brown County, as well as other areas of Indiana, of Kentucky, of South Carolina, and of Mexico, from 1917-1960.

  • HarpWeek (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1857-1912
    Contains all the pages of Harper's Weekly from 1857-1912 as scanned images. Search for illustrations by marking the illustration index and entering your subject term. Since the scanned images (11 x 15.5") are too large to print full size on 8.5 x 11" paper, please see Printing from HarpWeek for printing and downloading information.

  • Images of American Political History (William J. Ball, College of New Jersy)
    Search or browse over 500 images.

  • Inventing Entertainment: The Motion Pictures and Sound Recordings of the Edison Companies (Library of Congress, American Memory Project)
    Search or browse motion pictures, disc sound recordings, photographs and original magazine articles.

  • LIFE Photo Archive (LIFE and Google)
    Search millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive, stretching from the 1750s to today. Most were never published and are now available for the first time through the joint work of LIFE and Google.

  • Mathew Brady's Portraits (National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution)
    Tour the Portrait Gallery or learn how a photograph was made during the late 1800s.

  • Photo Gallery (New Deal Network)
    Photos on all topics of the New Deal including, culture, construction, social programs, federal agencies, etc.

  • The Photography Collection (Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department)
    Browse or search 50,000 images of Native Americans, pioneers, early railroads, mining, Denver and Colorado towns, etc.

  • Photos of the Great World War: World War One Image Archive (Ray Mentzer)

  • The Prelinger Archives (InternetArchive)
    Browse or search and view over 1,200 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films made from 1927 through the present.

  • Smith, C. Carter. The Faces of America. New York, N.Y.: Facts on File Publications, 1987.
    HUNT REF-1 CT213 .F33 1987
    Copyright-free reproducible illustrations of Americans from the colonial period to the 1980s.

  • Time-Life Books. This Fabulous Century. 7 vols. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1985.
    HUNT REF-1 E161 .T55 1985
    Pictures of all aspects of American life from 1870-1970. Each volume has a subject index.

  • Touring Turn-of-the-Century America: Photographs from the Detroit Publishing Company, 1880-1920 (American Memory, Library of Congress)
    25,000 glass negatives and transparencies, and about 300 color photolithograph prints, mostly of the eastern United States, which can be browsed or searched.

  • U.S. News and World Report Magazine Photograph Collection (Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress)
    Almost 1.2 million original 35mm and 2 1/4 inch negatives (primarily black & white) and 45,000 contact sheets donated by the U.S. News & World Report, Inc. The collection is primarily photographs taken by staff of the U.S. News & World Report Magazine between 1952 and 1986; images purchased by the magazine for one-time use were not donated to the Library. The collection depicts local, national, and international news topics, with particular emphasis on Washington, D.C., and the United States.

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American History:

Primary Sources


The resources listed under American History can be useful for any time period. See also History: Primary Sources.

American History:

Primary Sources

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American History:

Statistical Resources


The resources listed under American History can be useful for any time period. See also History: Statistical Resources. Reference librarians can help you locate statistics, too.

American History:

Statistical Resources

  • American Statistics Index. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Information Service, ca. 1973-present (updated monthly).
    HUNT REF/MICRO Z7554 .U5 A46
    American Statistics Index via Statistical Universe (Carnegie Mellon users only)
    1973-present (updated monthly)
    Index to statistical publications of the U. S. government, including census information. The documents from 1978 to the present are available on microfiche in the Hunt Library reference room. Documents published before this may be available in print in Hunt Library. Electronic version has links to some full text documents as well as other relevant sites.

  • Caplow, Theodore, Louis Hicks, and Ben J. Wattenberg. The First Measured Century: An Illustrated Guide to Trends in America, 1900-2000. Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, c2001.
    HUNT REF-1 HN60 .C38 2001

  • FedStats
    Quick way to see statistical information such as budgets, press releases, programs, etc., available from government agencies on the Web.

  • Historical Statistics of the United States: Millenial Edition Online (Carnegie Mellon users only)

  • ICPSR
    Download data from the world's largest archive of computerized social science data. The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization. Since Carnegie Mellon is a member, you can download data from the ICPSR site. First time users need to register, after that your email address will be used as a password. To find ICPSR codebooks in Hunt Library, search Cameo, the Carnegie Mellon Online Library Catalog. Type ICPSR as a keyword and click on "words or phrases." If you want to know what ICPSR materials we have on a particular topic, type ICPSR and your topic word, then click on "words and phrases," e. g., ICPSR and population.

  • Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) (Minnesota Historical Census Projects, Department of History, University of Minnesota)

  • Kasarda, John D. Urban Underclass Database Computer File. New York: Social Science Research Council, [1993?].
    HUNT REF-1 305.569 K19U
    Kept at the Hunt Library reference desk, these 6 computer disks require an IBM PC or compatible; hard drive and a software package (e.g., SAS PC, SPSS PC, or Systat) capable of reading and manipulating the raw data. Manual is included.

  • Kurian, George Thomas and Chernow, Barbara. Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers. Lanham, MD: Bernan, c2007.
    HUNT REF-1 HA202 .D38X 2007

  • League of Nations. Statistical Year-book of the League of Nations. Geneva, 1945.
    Print: 1940/1941, 1942/1943, 1942/1944
    HUNT STACKS-2 HC57 .A19
    Statistical Year-book of the League of Nations (Northwestern University Library)
    Online: 1926-1944.

  • League of Nations. Secretariat. Economic, Financial and Transit Dept. World Economic Survey. Geneva: League of Nations.
    Print: 1931-1944
    HUNT STACKS-2 JX1975 .A25

  • Liesner, Thelma. One Hundred Years of Economic Statistics: United Kingdom, United States of America, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Sweden. New York: Facts on File, c1989.
    HUNT REF-1 HC106 .L68 1989

  • Mitchell, B. R. International Historical Statistics: the Americas, 1750-2005. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
    HUNT REF-1 HA175 .M55 2007

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States. Washington, D. C.: U. S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
    Full text: 1878-present.
    Print: 1878-present (updated annually).
    HUNT REF-1 HA202

  • U. S. Census Bureau

  • U.S. Census Bureau Maps and Cartographic Resources (U.S. Census Bureau)

  • United States Economic Census Publications

  • United States Historical Census Data Browser (University of Virginia)
    An easy to use site which contains data describing the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1970.

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