History


General Resources

History Resources

Where to Look? Browse these Call Numbers

  • C – History – General
    • CB 3 to CB 482 – History of Civilization
    • CT 21 to CT 9999 – Biography
  • D – World History – General and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc.
    • D 51 to D 90 – Ancient history.
    • D 111 to D 203 – Medieval history.
    • D 204 to D 475 – Modern history.
    • DA – DX – History by nation, geographic region, ethnicity.
      • DA – Great Britain.
      • DC – France.
      • DD – Germany.
      • DL – Northern Europe.
      • DS – Asia.
      • DT – Africa.
  • E – F – History of the Americas.
    • E 11 to E143 – America.
    • E 151 to E 904 – United States.
      • E 186 to E 199 – Colonial history.
      • E 201 to E 298 – The Revolution.
      • E 456 to E 655 – Civil War Period
      • E 740 to E 837.7 – Twentieth century.
    • F 1 to F 975 – United States local history.
      • F 366 to F 380 – Louisiana
      • F 965 – Territories of the United States
    • F 1001 to F 1145.5 – British America .
    • F 1201 to F 3799 – Latin America.

Selected Books in the Library

World History

  • Chronology of World History, 1999.
    Call number: D 11 .M39 1999 REF, in 4 volumes.
  • Great Events from History, Series; also available online from Salem History (login required off campus).
    • The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 C.E.
      Call number: D 20 .G743 2004 REF, in 2 volumes.
    • The Middle Ages, 477-1453
      Call number: D 20 .G7438 2005 REF, in 2 volumes.
    • The 20th Century, 1901-1940
      Call number: D 20 .G74384 2007 REF, in 6 volumes.
    • The 20th Century, 1941-1970
      Call number: D 20 .G74384 2007 REF, in 6 volumes.
    • The 20th Century, 1971-2000
      Call number: D 20 .G743848 2008 REF, in 6 volumes.
  • The Illustrated History of the World, 1998.
    Call number: CB 69.2 .R62 1999, in 11 volumes.
  • International Dictionary of Historic Places, 1994-1996.
    Call number: CC 135 .I585 1994 REF, in 5 volumes, located in the Oversized section.
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of World History, 1998.
    Call number: D 21 .E577 1998 REF

U. S. History

  • The 50 States, 2nd Edition, 2007.
    Call number: E 180 .A15 2007 REF
  • The American Presidents, 2000.
    Call number: E 176.1 .A6563 2000
  • Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History, 2001.
    Call number: E 169.1 .E624 2001, in 3 volumes.
  • Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, 10th Edition, 1997.
    Call number: E 174.5 .C3 1997 REF
  • Great Events from History: North American Series, 1997.
    Call number: E 45 .G74 1997, in 4 volumes.
  • Great Lives from History: American Series, 1987.
    Call number: CT 214 .G74 1987 REF, in 5 volumes.
  • Milestone Documents in American History, 2008.
    Call number: E 173 .M62 2008 REF, in 4 volumes; also available as an e-book from EBSCOhost and from Salem History (login required off campus).

African-American History

  • African American Frontiers: Slave Narratives and Oral Histories, 2000.
    Call number: F 376 .H66 2000
  • African American Historic Places, 1994.
    Call number: E 185 .A2534 1996, also available as an e-book (login required off campus.
  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: from the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass, 2009.
    Call number: E 185 .E5453 2009 REF, in 3 volumes.
  • Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: from the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, 2009.
    Call number: E 185 .E5453 2009 REF, in 5 volumes.
  • Timelines of African-American History: 500 Years of Black Achievement, 1994.
    Call number: E 185 .C86 1994.

Louisiana History

  • The Encyclopedia of Louisiana, 1999.
    Call number: F 369 .E53 1999.
  • Louisiana: An Illustrated History, 2003.
    Call number: F 370 .R52 2003.
  • Louisiana Biographical Dictionary, 1999.
    Call number: F 368 .L65 1999.
  • Louisiana: The First 300 Years, 2001.
    Call number: F 369 .G56 2001.
  • Louisiana, Yesterday and Today: A Historical Guide to the State, 1996.
    Call number: F 369 .W55 1996.

Selected Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers

  • American History
  • Current History
  • Smithsonian
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World History

U. S. History

African-American History

Louisiana History

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