JOUR 774 & 474: Mining the National Archives

Ira Chinoy

Philip Merrill College of Journalism

University of Maryland, College Park

 

Examples of useful reference works

and their call numbers

McKeldin Library Reference Stacks

 

American Decades (multiple volumes): E169.12 .A419 1994

Also available online via ResearchPort in the Gale Virtual Reference database: http://researchport.umd.edu/databases&id=UMD06361

 

Dictionary of American History: From 1763 to the Present: E174 .T47 2000

 

Dictionary of American History by Kutler published by Gale - is available via ResearchPort in the Gale Virtual Reference database: http://researchport.umd.edu/databases&id=UMD06361

Biographical Dictionary of Hispanic Americans: E184.S75 M49 2001

 

Historical Dictionary of the 1950s: E169.12 .O44 2000

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry.

 

Historical Dictionary of the 1960s: E841 .H58 1999

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry.

 

Historical Dictionary of the 1970s: E839 .H57 1999

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry.

 

Historical Dictionary of the New Deal: E806 .H58 1985

 

Historical Dictionary of the Cold War: D843 .S547 2000

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry.

 

Historical Dictionary of the Civil Rights Movement, 5th ed.: E185.61 .L84 1997

 

Concise Dictionary of American Biography: E176 .C73 1997

 

The Encyclopedia of American Facts and Dates, 10th ed.: E174.5 .C3 1997

 

Foreign Relations of the United States (periodic series of key documents):

US Government Information Reference GP 3.22/2:210/

(4th Floor, Government Documents)

Also available online: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/frus/

 

From The New York Times Twentieth Century In Review Series:

The Vietnam War: DS557.4 .V554 2001

 

Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture, and Society in the United States:

E184.S75 E587 2005

 

Out in All Directions: The Almanac of Gay and Lesbian America:

HQ75.6.U5 W57 1995

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry.

 

Gay and Lesbian Rights: A Reference Handbook: HQ76.3.U5 N48 2009

Portion available online via Google Book Search. Click Find It icon on item record in Catalog entry

 

Gay and Lesbian Rights in the United States: A Documentary History:

HQ76.8.U5 G37 2003

 

Encyclopedia of Fundamentalism: BL238 .E63 2001

Art Library Reference Stacks

 

Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography: TR642 .E5 2006

 

Hornbake Library: Non-Print Media Services Desk - Reference

 

The Video encyclopedia of the 20th Century Index: D419 .V541 1990

Index to a collection of motion pictures and videotape recordings

documenting the social, political, and cultural history of the 20th century

 

eBooks Online through the Library Web Site

 

Encyclopedia of Cold War Espionage, Spies, and Secret Operations:

NetLibrary eBooks: UB270 .T73 2004eb

http://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=126818

(U.Md. student: You must be on the U.Md. network or

log in to the through the U.Md. Libraries Web site with your student ID)

 

Thanks to Maggie Saponaro, University of Maryland Libraries, for help in enhancing and updating this page.