Nineteenth-Century American Literature and History provides a comprehensive study of the geographic area known as the Trans-Mississippi West, including the "Old Southwest" and Texas. It includes selected titles from Dr. J. Christian Bay's bibliography Three Handfuls of Western Books, and other material with an emphasis on late 19th-century imprints. It is an invaluable resource for the study of 19th-century Americana.
Complete collection: 20,540 fiche
The Ohio Valley and the South
The early poets, novelists, essayists and scholars of America's first frontier, the Trans-Allegheny West and the Deep South, provided the basic source material for this collection of 19th-century cultural, social, economic, religious and scientific history. The major emphasis of the collection is on literary works. Ralph Rusk and other students of Middle Western and Southern history who had access to the 19th-century collections of the great libraries created this rare collection. A printed guide is included.
Covering the end of the Civil War through the 1920s, this collection focuses on the geographic region beyond the Mississippi River. It includes a variety of primary source materials, from accounts of obscure frontier personalities to official government records. The study of these materials illuminates the history, politics, social structure and economics of the developing American heartland. Includes a printed guide.
16,600 fiche in 32 units