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HIST 491C / LAS 450/ AMS 490 / Africana 406: Race and Racism in the Americas (Fall 2022)

Overwhelming Choices

The William & Mary Libraries spend Millions of dollars on databases and e-resources. This is great, but also makes it easy to get overwhelmed and not know where to start. Our history databases are organized to help you find primary sources based on theme or document type (see below). For this class in particular, I will also be highlighting major databases of interest.

Some highlighted databases for this class (NOT exhaustive)

Historic Newspapers

We have a LOT of historic newspapers, but here are a few of especial note.