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Bibliographies in the BGSU Libraries
Full text primary sources from 18th and 19th century America. Among the many resources in this database are a series Called The Civil War. Part II of this series provides The Soldiers Perspective and part III is The General's Perspective, both of which includes diaries and memoirs. This database also includes the full text of "Twelve Years a Slave."
America: History and Life, 1964 - present
America: History and Life is a comprehensive index to scholarly journal articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. It also indexes some articles that include excepts from diaries or letters. Rarely it will index a journal that reprints an entire diary or series of letters. These can be searched using terms such as personal narratives, first person narrative, diaries, or autobiographies.
Historical Abstracts, 1955 - present
Index to scholarly journal articles from international historical journals, covering the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. The databases also indexes articles that present excerpts of diaries and letters, even occasionally reprints of entire diaries or series of letters.