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History Reference Center

Collection of articles from history periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.


Scholarly journal articles in area studies, art, business & economics, history, humanities, law, medicine & allied health, science & mathematics, and social sciences.  See the video tutorial.


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American History, 1493-1945

A collection of primary source documents that cover American history from the early settlers up until the end of World War II.

Contemporary Women’s Issues

A focus on critical issues and events influencing women’s lives in more than 190 countries with content from mainstream periodicals, “gray” literature, and the alternative press.

Gale In Context: US History

Includes reference works, millions of news and periodical articles, as well as rare and vital primary source documents that range from slave journals to presidential papers.

New York Slavery Records Index

Compiled by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, this is a publicly searchable compilation of records that identify individual enslaved persons and their owners, beginning as early as 1525 and ending during the Civil War.

Project Muse

A collection of literature and criticism, history, the visual and performing arts, cultural studies, education, political science, gender studies, and more.

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