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United States History: Getting Started


Welcome to the library guide for United States History. For researchers in the field of United States history, the Duke University Libraries offers numerous resources, from electronic databases to primary documents held in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.  This guide is designed to highlight a selection of these resources and collections.  While many of the titles listed cover United States history in general, there are many resources which address a specific aspect of United States history such as the Revolutionary and Civil War eras. The tabs above will lead you to a variety of resources from books to journal articles to statistical information.

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Civil War Treasures from the New-York Historical Society, [Digital ID, nhnycw/aj aj12062]

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