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The history of the United States from 1865 (Paper 24)

Part I, Paper 24
  • Newspapers and periodicals online (see also the University Library's newspaper page):
    • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers*: website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages of America, 1836-1922
    • Factiva* (currently available on campus only): news from 14,000 sources, both UK and foreign
    • New York Times, 1851-2007*: online access to the New York Times, from 1851 to 2007
    • NewspaperCat*: tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean; currently links to over 1,000 full-text newspaper titles
    • Time Archive*: online access to Time Magazine, from 1923 to the present
    • Wall Street Journal, 1889-1996*: online access to the Wall Street Journal, from 1889 to 1996
    • Washington Post, 1877-1997*: online access to the Washington Post, from 1877 to 1997
  • AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History: links to major historical U.S. documents, most of which are related to the nation's political, diplomatic, military, and legal history; includes speeches, statutes, treaties, court decisions, memoirs, diaries, and lettersSee America
  • Cambridge Histories Online*: full texts of the Cambridge History series (titles include The Cambridge economic history of the United States, and The Cambridge history of American foreign relations)
  • Congressional Record: Permanent Digital Collection: Predecessors, 1789-1997: digitized public account of all legislative debate in the United States Congress, containing a substantially verbatim account of discussion and decisions of Congress on nearly all the major and minor policies and concerns of the day, as well as inserted materials, communications from the president and the executive branch agencies, memorials, petitions, and information and materials on legislation being introduced or passed
  • Declassified Documents Reference System*: digital collection of over 75,000 declassified documents from various government agencies, including the White House, the CIA, the FBI, the State Department, and others
    • USMA Digital Collections: documentation from the archive collections of the United States Military Academy, including many historic maps
    • Virtual Vietnam Archive: 3.2 million pages of scanned materials, including documents, photographs, slides, negatives, oral histories, etc., on the Vietnam War

    (Resources marked * denote those subscribed to by the University Library; should any of the links not work, go to the eresources@cambridge page and try accessing the resource from there.)