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American History

This guide covers print and online resources useful for research in the field of American history.

Find Books - locally

Use GW Libraries Search to locate books on American history held at GW and other Washington Research Library Consortium locations.

Gelman Book Locations:

Titles that are predominantly about U.S. history are shelved in the E or F (for local history) classification sections on the 4th floor (see the Gelman Stacks Map to the left).

For a detailed look at the E and F classifications, see this outline:  E-F: History of the Americas.

Find Books - nationally

Search this database for books in libraries across the United States and around the world.  Covers the holdings of academic, public, government, and special libraries.  Patrons may request items for delivery via Interlibrary Loan.

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