American MemoryThis link opens in a new windowFree access to a few select collections of primary source materials (images, maps, sound recordings, and motion pictures) documenting the American experience.
Making of AmericaA digital library of primary sources in American social history from the Antebellum period through Reconstruction.
The Thomas Jackson LettersA unique collection of previously unpublished letters describing facts and feelings about slavery and the civil war as seen from the grassroots level in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Need research assistance? One-on-one help is available via the Library’s Virtual Reference Room in Blackboard or phone (325-486-6534) during the following hours:
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You can also contact us via email or by posting on the Ask a Librarian Discussion Board in Blackboard. Messages sent outside of normal service hours will be answered the next day the library is open (check Library Hours of Operation for current schedule).