Where to Find Primary Sources
CPCC Library Databases
Locate a primary source pertaining to U.S. history between 1870 and 1914.
History Study Center: The United States of America, 1865-1918
History Study Center covers global history from ancient times to the present day. Contents include reference books, essays, journal articles, historical newspaper and magazine articles, maps, rare books, government documents, transcripts of historical speeches, images and video clips. Study Units offer editorially selected material on over 500 historical topics.
History Study Center provides over 40,000 documents and articles, with over 50 reference works, 3,000 images and links to 2,000 Web sites.
U.S. History In Context
Includes scholarly content on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. history.
Offers access to encyclopedias, dictionaries, and atlases covering a range of subjects from literature, to law, to science and more. All titles are full-text searchable. Credo also offers the ability to seamlessly search within other library resources such as the CPCC Library Catalog and ProQuest making it a great place to begin your research.
General reference database for over 175 subjects from magazines, journals and newspapers, including peer-reviewed and scholarly works.