American Origins

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Xwi7xwa Library (UBC) First Nations and Indigenous Studies Guide on Terminology

National Indian Law Library's Guide to Federally Recognized Tribes

Markowitz, Harvey, and Carole A. Barrett, eds. American Indian Biographies. Pasadena, Calif: Salem Press, 2005. [catalog record] Frost Reference / E89 .A46 2005

Pencak, William. Historical Dictionary of Colonial America. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2011. [catalog record] Frost Reference / E188 .P45 2011

Finkelman, Paul. Encyclopedia of the New American Nation: The Emergence of the United States, 1754-1829. Detroit: Charles Scribner’s Sons , 2006. [catalog record] Frost Reference / E301 .E53 2006

Native American Records in the National Archives

Primary Sources

  • Ancestry Library Edition
    Access to more than 1.2 billion names, primary source documents, census records, and images and a variety of genealogical and historical research features.
  • America's Historical Newspapers (1690-1980)
    Searchable archive of American newspapers including Early American Newspapers (1690-1922) and Hispanic American Newspapers (1808-1980).
  • Early American Imprints, Series I, Evans (1639-1800)
    Books, pamphlets, broadsides and other imprints listed in the renowned bibliography by Charles Evans.
  • Newberry Library's Digital Edward E. Ayer Collection
    A selection of more than 65,000 digitized images and texts from the Ayer materials on early contacts between native Americans and Europeans, including maps, manuscripts, and printed texts.
  • North American Indian Thought and Culture
    Provides access to autobiographies, biographies, Indian publications, oral histories, personal writings, photographs, drawings, and audio files that were previously unpublished. It includes fifty-four volumes from the 18th and 19th centuries with many prominent writers and nations covered in depth, in addition to photographs from Edward Curtis.
  • Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
    2,000 documents and images relating to the Native American population of the Southeastern United States.
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