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America's Historical Imprints
Full image reproductions of books, pamphlet and broadside published in the U.S. over a 170-year period. Items include advertisements, almanacs, bibles, broadsides, catalogs, charters and by-laws, contracts, cookbooks, elegies, eulogies, laws, maps, narratives, novels, operas, pamphlets, plays, poems, primers, sermons, songs, speeches, textbooks, tracts, travelogues, treaties and more.
- American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I, 1770-1876
- Early American Imprints, Series I, 1639-1800
- Early American Imprints, Series II, 1801-1819
Finding Books at Hamilton College
More than 1,800 newspapers from all 50 states. The colonial and early national newspapers collected by the American Antiquarian Society form the core of this collection. Coverage: 1690-1922.Library subscribes to Early American Newspapers, Series I-VI.
Example search: "lewis near2 clark" and limit by date.
New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Reproduces the newspaper's text, images, and graphics in their original layout. Coverage: 1851-2009.
Times (London) Digital Archive
Reproduces the newspaper's text, images, and graphics in their original layout for the London Times. Coverage: 1785-2006. Note: Content from the Sunday Times is not included in this database.
Full image reproductions of North American and European newspapers, some dating back to the 18th century. Coverage varies significantly by title.
Historical Newspaper Collections at Hamilton College
Guide to digital newspaper collections available at Hamilton. The vast majority of the library's historical newspaper collections were published in the United States before 1923 and after 1980.
Full-image reproductions of more than 1,100 American magazines and journals. Includes popular, general interest, literary and women's magazines. Coverage 1741-1940.
Search "lewis near/2 clark" and limit by date.
Full image reproductions of nearly 500 British magazines and journals. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, music, art, drama, archaeology, architecture, and the social sciences. Coverage: 1681-1920.
Readers' Guide Retrospective
Index of articles from 240 leading general interest magazines published in the U.S. and Canada. Coverage: 1890-1982.
Historical Magazine Collections at Hamilton College
Guide to finding historical magazine collections available at Hamilton College.
Collections of books, pamphlets, broadsides, newspapers, government documents and ephemera printed in America over three centuries.
- America's Historical Imprints
- America's Historical Newspapers
- American State Papers, 1789-1838
- House and Senate Journals, Series I, 1789-1817
- Senate Executive Journals, 1789 - 1980
- U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980
- U.S. Congressional Serial Set Maps, 1817-1980
AN EXAMPLEAnnual Report on the Progress of the Topographical Survey of the Adirondack Region of New York
See pages 62-72 for an example of adventure writing about the Adirondacks in 1873. The pages document the journey of Verplanck Colvin's survey team's arduous November journey from the St. Lawrence-Herkimer county line to Port Henry on the shores of Lake Champlain.
Encyclopedia of the Lewis and Clark Expedition Ref F592.7 .W68 2004
Lewis and Clark as Naturalists: Interactive Map
Smithsonian Institution site portraying the expedition's interaction with the natural world. Browse by state, species, or date collected.
Lewis and Clark Expedition Timeline
A chronological overview of the expedition from the PBS companion site to the Ken Burns film, Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery.
KEY EDITIONS OF THE LEWIS AND CLARK JOURNALS
For a brief publishing history of the journals, consult the "Editing and Publishing of the Journals" section near the end of Gary E. Moulton's introduction to the digital edition of the journals.
A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery
Patrick Gass. Pittsburgh: Printed by Zadok Cramer for David M'Keehan, 1807.
Travels of Capts. Lewis & Clarke
London: Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. (A spurious account.)
History of the Expedition under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark
Paul Allen [and Nicholas Biddle], Eds. Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, 1814. 2 vols.
History of the Expedition under the Command of Lewis and Clark
Elliott Coues, Ed. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1893. 4 vols.
Original Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806
Reuben Gold Thwaites, Ed. New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1904. 8 vols.
Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition
Gary E. Moulton, Ed. Lincoln: Univeristy of Nebraska Press, 2003.
Research and Documentation Online - Chicago Style
A good starting place. Provides rules and examples for documenting commonly cited resource using Chicago style.
Chicago Manual of Style
Guide to researching, writing, and documenting sources in the humanities and social sciences. Print edition is available at Ref Desk Z253 .U69 2010.
Writing a Good History Paper
The Hamilton College history department's writing guide.
Research management tool that generates bibliographies, formats footnotes, and stores information imported from the library's databases and other online resources.
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