Print Reference books
In some cases there are online versions of the books listed below, and they will be noted on other pages of this guide.
- World Book Encyclopedia R031 WOR
- Encyclopaedia Britannica R031 NEW
- Dictionary of American History R973.03 DIC v.7
- Encyclopedia of American History (1870- 1899) R973.03 ENCv.6
- Chronicle of America R973 LEG
- Dictionary of Symbols 2nd ed. (J.E. Cirlot) R704.946 CIR
- Dictionary of Symbols: An Illustrated Guide to Traditional Images, Icons, and Emblems R302.2 TRE
- American Immigration - Ellis Island: Gateway to America R304.8 AME v.2
Use Indexes to American Heritage Magazine and to the New York Times: Great Events/Four to find articles on your topic. These are shelved in the reference area at the end of the 973s.