History core

Historical Statistics of the United States

Dates of Coverage: 
1531 - 2000

Covers population, work & welfare, the economy, and government. Data may be downloaded and custom tables created. Includes essays, data reliability and references to secondary literature.

America's Historical Newspapers

Dates of Coverage: 
1690 - 1922

Cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers, based on the Brigham's History and Bibliography of American Newspapers series.

Sanborn Maps

Dates of Coverage: 
1867 - 1970

Large scale maps charting the growth of US cities and towns, covering all fifty states.

Encyclopedia of Irish History and Culture [Gale]


Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


50,000 biographies of the men and women who shaped all aspects of Britain's past, from the 4th century BC to the year 2001. 2nd edition, with illustrations.

Los Angeles Times Historical [ProQuest]

Dates of Coverage: 
1881+ (Due to publisher restrictions, lacks current 14 years)

Full text historical archive, including images of the Los Angeles Daily Times (1881-1886) and the Los Angeles Times 1886+ (lacks current 14 years).

Classics Subject Resources Page


Smith College Libraries

Middle English Compendium


Contains Middle English Dictionary, HyperBibliography of Middle English (listing the materials cited in the MED), and Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse (a collection of e-texts), with links to associated electronic sources.

Decennial Censuses, Census of Population and Housing

Dates of Coverage: 
1790 to present

Data from the most recent U.S. census to the historical decennial census conducted throughout the decades.

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