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University of Pennsylvania's Van Pelt Library offers a good guide to primary and secondary materials relevant to the Old South.

http://gethelp.library.upenn.edu/guides/hist/oldsouth.html

Starting points for historical research (print)

Recommended Online Sources

Dictionaries/Encyclopedias/Biographies

  • American National Biography Online
    Offers portraits of more than 17,400 deceased men and women -- from all eras and walks of life -- whose lives have shaped the nation. Features thousands of illustrations, more than 80,000 hyperlinked cross-references and links to select web sites.
  • Credo Reference
    Hundreds of reference books including dictionaries, thesauri, encyclopedias, books of quotations, & subject-specific titles. The History collection includes: Encyclopedia of World History & Marquis Who's Who in the World
 

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias in Print

Dictionary of Afro-American Slavery
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E441 .D53 1997
( view catalog record)

Dictionary of American Negro Biography
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185.96.L6 1982
( view catalog record)

Encyclopedia of African-American Culture and History
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185 .E54 1995
( view catalog record)

Encyclopedia of African-American Civil Rights: From Emancipation to the Present
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185.61 .E54 1992
( view catalog record)

Encyclopedia of Black America
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E185.E55
( view catalog record)

Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) F209.E53 1989
( view catalog record)

Encyclopedia of Southern History
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) F207.7.E52
( view catalog record)

Harvard Guide to American History
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) E154.5 .H23 1974
( view catalog record)

Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery
Drexel Library Reference (1st fl.) HT861 .H57 1997
( view catalog record)

 

 

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