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American History: Topical Reference

This guide covers resources, both print and electronic, for researching the history of the United States from colonial times to the present.

Topical Reference Resources

In additional to the general reference resources available, there are many materials that cover a specific aspect of American history.  Here are examples of reference works covering African American History, Military History, Southern History, and Women's History

Search Tip: for other topics try searching the catalog for the type of reference resource, and the topic.  Eg., in Advanced Search, search Title: Encyclopedia, AND Title: Religion.

African American History

Military History

Southern History

Women's History