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American History: Begin Here

Research information and Fordham library resources in American history; Librarian Jeannie Hoag, Editor.

Getting Started

Welcome to the American History Research Guide

  • This guide will direct you to resources in American History at Fordham University Libraries.
  • Click on the tabs at the top to find books, articles, and links to web content.
  • Most of the Databases are indexes to articles in journals.
  • Need background information? For initial research, try the online library catalog, Credo Reference, or see the above tab "Encyclopedias."

American History Book Suggestions

General/Multidisciplinary Databases

Rare Civil Rights Era Recordings

American Rhetoric

Reference & Instruction Department

Reference & Instruction Department
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