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United States History: Primary Sources in Library Databases

Resources for researching US history at PSU Library.

Databases with Historical Content on the U.S.

The databases listed here focus on American history. 


Several of the databases mentioned on this page include newspapers, but these are databases with only news content. 

U.S. Government Information

The following databases include content from the US government. You can also find papers of US presidents through the library catalog.

U.S. and International Databases

The databases listed here aren't focused exclusively on the United States, but they do contain significant content about the US.