Abstract: An essential guide to the available resources for doing historical research relating to America, and how to best use them.
Keywords: book review, reference, history, references, American, United States of America, bibliography of bibliographies.
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Title: Handbook for Research in American History: A Guide to Bibliographies and Other Reference Works, Second Edition
Author: Francis Paul Prucha
Publisher: University of Nebraska
Date Published: February 1994
ISBN: 0803287313
LOCN: Z1236.P78 1994; Alternative class.: E178
Dewey: 016.973 20
Pages: 214
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Chapter 1: A Revolution in Access to Research Materials

Chapter 2: General Guides to Reference Works

Chapter 3: Libraries: Catalogs and Guides

Chapter 4: General Bibliographies

Chapter 5: Catalogs of Books and Imprints

Chapter 6: Book Review Indexes

Chapter 7: Guides to Periodical Literature

Chapter 8: Manuscript Guides

Chapter 9: Guides to Newspapers

Chapter 10: Lists and Abstracts of Dissertations and Theses

Chapter 11: Biographical Guides

Chapter 12: Oral History Materials

Chapter 13: Printed Documents of the Federal Government

Chapter 14: The National Archives

Chapter 15: Local, State, and Regional Materials

Chapter 16: Guides to Legal Sources

Chapter 17: Atlases, Maps, and Geographical Guides

Chapter 18: Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Chapter 19: Statistics

Chapter 20: Picture Sources


Author:        Prucha, Francis Paul.
Title:         Handbook for research in American history : a
                  guide to bibliographies and other reference works / Francis
                  Paul Prucha.
Edition:       2nd ed., rev.
Published:     Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1994.
Description:   ix, 214 p. ; 23 cm.
LC Call No.:   Z1236.P78 1994; Alternative class.: E178
Dewey No.:     016.973 20
ISBN:          0803237014 (cl)
               0803287313 (pa : alk. paper)
Notes:         Includes index.
Subjects:      United States -- History -- Bibliography of
Control No.:   93004240 //r982


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