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American Antiquarian Society (AAS) Historical Periodicals Collection

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Alternate Title(s): AAS Historical Periodicals Collection, AASHPC

Platform: EBSCOhost

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This collection includes thousands of periodical titles from 1691 through 1877 from the American Antiquarian Society. Subject coverage is broad in scope covering many aspects of American life during this time period, such as agriculture, entertainment, politics, literature, fashion, and family life.

Access to the content of this material is through the regular EBSCOhost interface, allowing basic keyword searching and advanced searching of multiple fields (such as author, title, subject, source, etc.) combined with Boolean operators, with limits such as publication type, published date, document type, number of pages, whether it has illustrations, and publication title.

Laurier Library has provided access to series 1 through 5 since April 2016:

  • Series 1: 1691-1820
  • Series 2: 1821-1837
  • Series 3: 1838-1852
  • Series 4: 1853-1865
  • Series 5: 1866-1877

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US periodicals from the 1600s, 1700s and 1800s, on a wide variety of topics.




1691 to 1877

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Last Updated: May 2, 2023 11:18am