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ENG 281: American Lit to 1860 (2013): Articles (databases)

A guide to research for students in Professor Michelle Abate's class, created by librarians Joan Ruelle and Maryke Barber



Finding reviews from when your book was published

These resources may help you find reviews and commentary from when your book was first published.

America's Historical Newspapers

A searchable interface for hundreds of early American newspapers from 1690-1920.

Poole's Index to Periodical Literature

A print index to articles in periodicals from 1802-1906

America, History and Life

A searchable database of journal articles about American History

Looking for a Journal?

Got citation, need full text?


Print Journal Locations


The print journals are shelved alphabetically by title:


current issues:
Lewis Reading Room, 1st floor

older issues:
ground floor "compact" shelves 


Subject Guide

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Rebecca Seipp
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MSIS, Information Science
The University of Texas at Austin
BA, History
Southwestern University