Robert H. Goddard Library

Databases and Indexes By Subject Area


Subject: History

America: History and Life
Historical coverage of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present History
American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals
Digitized American periodicals from the mid-18 th through the late-19 th century. History
American State Papers, 1789-1838
Includes every legislative and executive document of the first 14 U.S. Congresses and more. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Annals of American History:
Over 2,000 primary documents from U.S. history from 1493 to current day. History
Boston Globe Historical Archive (1872 - 1982)
Full text and full image database. 1872 - 1979 News/Current Events; History
Europa World Plus
Economic, political and geographic background information and statistical data by country. Reference; Social Sciences; History
Historical Abstracts
Index to material on world history, excluding the U.S. and Canada, after 1450 A.D. History
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Presents thousands of annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history from colonial times to the present. Enables searching, combining, and downloading of data using Excel. History
New York Times Historical Archive (1851 - 2009)
Full text and full image database. 1851 - 2009 News/Current Events; History
Project Muse
Over 400 full text scholarly journals in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and mathematics. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps
37,605 maps covering years 1872 - 1924, published in Reports and Documents of Congress. History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1994
U.S. Congressional Serial Set is an authoritative digital edition that includes every publication from the 15th through the 96th Congresses, totaling more than 10 million pages History;Social Sciences;Literature;Arts/Humanities
Wall Street Journal Historical Archive (1889 - 1995)
Full-text and image of the Wall Street Journal from 1889-1996 News/Current Events; History
Washington Post Historical Archive (1877-1996)
Full-text and image of the Washington Postl from 1889-1997 News/Current Events; History