Journal Articles

  • Historical Abstracts
    Available online. An annotated reference guide to the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present. Includes journal articles, book reviews and dissertations.
    Historical Abstracts can be simultaneously searched with ABSEES through the Choose Databases link.
  • ABSEES - American Bibliography of Slavic and East European Studies
    Available online. Sources indexed include journals, books, dissertations, online resources and selected government publications published in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Humanities Full Text
    Available online, but not all indexed sources are available as full text online.
  • Arts & Humanities Search
    Available online. Citation index to articles in more than 1,300 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals.

For further indexes please consult E-Resources by Subject – History on the Library’s homepage.


Book Reviews

Please note that the indexes listed above under Journal Articles all include book reviews.

Selected Primary Sources

  • American Periodicals Series Online
    American periodicals published between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals such as Puck, Scribner's Monthly and McClure's.
    An author search for George Kennan (a remote cousin of George F. Kennan) retrieves 257 articles from a variety of periodicals such as Century Illustrated Magazine and Outlook.
    George Kennan. (1887, December). Prison Life of the Russian Revolutionists. I. Century Illustrated Magazine (1881-1906), vol. 35 (no. 2): p. 285.
  • British Periodicals Collection I
    British journals spanning the late 17th through early 20th centuries, and covering a range of topics such as literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences.
    Law, E.F.G. (1882, April). The Present Condition of Russia. Fortnightly Review, vol. 31 (no. 184): p.45.
  • Gerritsen Collection - Women's History Online, 1543-1945
    The definitive cross-cultural resource for information on women's history. It spans more than four centuries and 15 languages and includes over two million pages. Users can trace the evolution of feminism within a single country, as well as the impact of that country's feminist movement on other countries and their movements. Includes books as well as periodicals.
    Golshtein, Aleksandra Vasilevna. (1906) Serf life in Russia : the childhood of a Russian grandmother. London: Heinemann.
    Anonymous. "An English Governess in Russia." Work and Leisure : A Magazine Devoted to the Interests of Women 7,3 (1882): 76-80.
  • Historical New York Times
    The complete online archive from 1851 to the present with the exception of the most current two years.
    Williams, Harold. Farcical Trial of Countess Panin. New York Times, 1917, December 26, p.2.
  • Making of the Modern World
    Digital access to the Goldsmiths'-Kress Library of Economic Literature which contains 61,000 works of literature on economic and business published from 1450 through 1850.
  • The Times Archives, 1785-1985
    A complete digital archive of the Times of London.
  • 19th Century U.K. Periodicals Digital Archive
    Part 2, Empire, covers travel, economic, missionary and colonial interests and topics.
    The Serfs of Russia. The Anti-Slavery Reporter: Under the Sanction of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society;(London, England), August 02, 1852; pg. 125; Issue 80.

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