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Graduate Research in History (Wood): Reference Sources

Reference Sources

Bibliographies and Guides to the Literature

American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature
Ref. Z 6201 .A55 1995, Floor 2

Reference Sources in History
Ref. Z 6201 .F72 2004, Floor 2.

Sources of Information for Historical Research
Ref. Z 6201 .S64 1994, Floor 2

Bibliography of British History, 1914-1989
DA 566 .B53 1996, Floor 3

Handbook for Research in American History
Ref. Z 1236 .P78 1994, Floor 2.

Harvard Guide to African-American History
Ref. E 185 .H326 2001, Floor 2

Africa, Asia and South America since 1800: a bibliographical guide
D 358 .A37 1995, Floor 3

To locate additional bibliographies, search in the Online Catalog under subjects such as United States--History--Bibliography or France--History--Bibliography or Women--History--Bibliography.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Encyclopedia of World History
Ref. D 21 .E53 1998, Floors 2 and 3

Dictionary of American History
E 174 .T47 2000, Floor 5

Oxford Companion to British History
DA 34 (2003)

Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution
Ref. DC 148 .D5313 1989, Floor 2

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance
CB 361 .E52 1999, Floor 3

Handbook of American Women’s History
Ref. HQ 1410 .H36 2000, Floor 2

Encyclopedia of African History and Culture
Ref. DT 3 .P27 2001, Floor 2

World War I: the essential reference guide
D 510 .W68 2016eb

To locate additional dictionaries and encyclopedias, search in the Online Catalog under subjects such as Great Britain--History--Dictionaries or Africa--Encyclopedias, or Women--United States--History-Handbooks.

Biographical Sources

American National Biography
Ref. CT 213 .A68 1999, Floor 2 and Online.

Dictionary of American Biography
Ref. E 176 .D563, Floor 2

Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
Ref. DA 28 .O95 2004, Floor 2

Marquis Who's Who
Online access to Who's Who series from 1985 to the present.

Who’s Who Among African Americans
Ref. E 185.96 .W5201, Floor 2

Notable American Women
Ref. CT 3260 .N57, Floor 2
Also available online in Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600-2000.















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