- REF 973s American Indians and various multi-volume American History sets organized by date
- REF 973.1s Early American History up to 1607
- REF 973.2s - Early America - Colonial Period
- REF 973.3s - Revolutionary Period
- REF 973.4s - Constitutional Period
- REF 973.5s - REF 973.6s - 1809-1861
- REF 973.7s - Civil War Period
- REF 973.8s - Reconstruction Period
- REF 973.8 AME v2 - American Eras: The Colonial Era: 1600-1745
- REF 917.3 WOR - Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States (for each state, there is a History section)
- REF 973.03 ADA - Dictionary of American History
- REF 973.03 DIC - Dictionary of American History
- 973s - browse shelves for relevant items
- 973.1s - Early American History up to 1607
- 973.2s - Pre-Revolutionary period
- 973.3s - Revolutionary Period
- 973.4s - Constitutional Period
- 973.5s - 1809-1845
- 973.6s - 1856-1861
- 973.7s - Civil War Period
- 973.8s - Reconstruction Period
- Look at books about individual states for sections on their colonial period: 974.1 - 977.9
If you are looking for information about famous persons, you may look within the history books (as above) or you may consult BIOGRAPHICAL sources, as follows:
1. For an individual biography on your person, search Destiny Online Catalog with your person's name.
2. To browse our collective biography books, go to the REF 920s and use indexes to find information on your person.
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Online periodicals are embedded within our database programs. You can find them in the following: Ebsco, ProQuest, US. History in Context, World History in Context , Opposing Viewpoints in Context , and JSTOR (login info is case sensitive for JSTOR - UN: MHSS PW: Eagles).
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