Tuesday, January 23, 2007

American History

American history is one of the most gargantuan collections at the Newberry. Several strengths exist in this collection, many of which can be linked to through the Newberry's official website. These include:

      • Exploration of the Americas
      • Colonial and revolutionary periods
      • Native American history
      • History of expansion in the west
      • The Civil War and following reconstruction along with military history
      • African American studies
      • Women, gender, ethnicity and immigration
      • American religion
      • Political history
      • History of railroad construction

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