Doing Research in History

Learn about the core resources for history research, and how to find and use them at Williams.

News Sources

The list below contains databases for finding newspaper articles as well as TV news. For access to individual newspaper titles, see the How to Find Newspaper Articles guide and the CRL Newspaper Catalog.

Polls, Data, and Statistics




To learn about the history of a specific U.S. magazine or U.S. magazine publishing history in general, search the library catalog with the subject headings: American Periodicals -- History and American Periodicals -- Bibliography. See also Ulrich's Periodicals Directory.

Oral History and Letters


For additional resources, see our How to Find Images guide.