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American History

This guide provides quick access to the best resources at WU for conducting research related to U.S. History..

Welcome to the American History LibGuide

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Library Databases

Top Databases for American History research available @Widener:

American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection, Series 1-5

Provides digital access to the most comprehensive collection of American periodicals published between 1684 and 1912.

OFF Campus Users NOTE: Some resources located within this guide will require you to login using the barcode from your Widener ID card or Library Research Card.

Top Scholarly Journals

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The Journal of American History

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The Historian: Journal of History

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Radical History Review

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The Journal of Southern History

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OAH Magazine of History

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Journal of American Ethnic History

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The Journal of Negro History

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Journal of Contemporary History

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Indiana Magazine of History

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Reviews in American History

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American 19th Century History

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Pennsylvania History: A Journal of Mid-Atlantic Studies