History

New History Books at the Library
Databases

  

American Indian Histories and Cultures
Spanning four hundred years, document types include manuscripts, artworks, speeches and petitions, diaries, correspondence, linguistic and ethnographic studies, photographs, maps, photographs, rare printed books and American Indian newspapers.

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The American West
Document types include: manuscripts, trade cards, wanted posters, photographs, claim certificates, news sheets, rare printed works, brand books, broadsides, correspondence, diaries, directories, journals, pamphlets, periodicals, and artworks.
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Bibliography of Native North Americans
Contains more than 122,000 citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents covering all aspects of native North American culture, history, and life.
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Handbook of Texas
A multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture.  The Handbook of Texas Online is a project of the Texas State Historical Association.
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Humanities Full Text
Encompasses all fields of the humanities, covering topics including art, classical studies, dance, film, journalism, philosophy, and religion. Provides full text, abstracts and bibliographic indexing of scholarly sources and specialized magazines.
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Salem History
Great Events from History: The Ancient World, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance, The 17th, 18th & 19th Centuries; Great Lives from History: The Ancient World, The Middle Ages, The Renaissance, The 18th & 19th Centuries and Notorious Lives; and The Sixties in America.



Texas Digital Sanborn Maps
Detailed property and land-use records depicting the architecture of Texas towns and cities throughout the past hundred years.
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Texas Reference Center
Articles on Texas history, ethnic and cultural diversity, gender studies, literature, public health, business, sports and leisure activities, and biographies of famous historical and contemporary Texans.
Websites
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic and research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
History.com
Historical information ranging from Great Speeches (in audio) to facts about This Day in History.  Official History Channel website.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, and it serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 120 million items. The collections include books, sound recordings, motion pictures, photographs, maps, and manuscripts.
National Museum of American History
The Archives Center holds more than 1,300 collections documenting the history of technology, invention and innovation, business and consumer culture, American music, and popular culture as well as many other topics. 
Portal to Texas History
The Portal is a gateway to Texas history materials. You may discover anything from an ancestor's picture in a college yearbook to a rare historical map.
Texas.gov
Official website of the state of Texas.  Find public records and more.