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Research Seminar on United States: Civil War Era

Course Number: HI495

Subject: History

Primary Sources - Library Collection

Reproduced in books/ebooks

The Library collects publications that collect and gather reprinted sources on a topic. You can search Omni and limit to these. 

Subscription collections

The Library subscribes to many primary source collections comprised of digitized archival content. For this course, some of the relevant databases include:


Periodicals (Journals, Magazines)

Primary Sources - Freely collections (selected)

Original and reprints


Hundreds of websites offer insight into the American Civil War through digitized collections of primary source material. This list is not comprehensive, but includes a sampling of digitized newspaper archives, collections of letters and diaries, digitized photographs, maps, and official records and dispatches from the battlefields.

Library of Congress Research Guides


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