LITERATURE OF THE BLACK ATLANTIC:

A SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF REFERENCE SOURCES

Sterling Memorial Library
Yale University

Table of Contents

 

I. General Sources

II. Biographical Sources

III. Library Catalogs, National Bibliographies, and Union Catalogs

IV. Bibliographies

V. Periodicals
A. Guides and Bibliographies
B. Indexes
C. Representative Journals
 
VI. Primary Sources
A. Print
B. Archives and Manuscripts

VII. Dissertations

 

 

YALE LIBRARY WEB RESOURCES

Literature of the Black Atlantic: a select bibliography of reference sources (pdf format): http://www.library.yale.edu/humanities/blackan.pdf
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Subject Guide to Literature in English: http://www.library.yale.edu/humanities/english

The WWW Reference Sources page: http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/readyref/

Newspaper and Microform Reading Room: http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/nmrr/

Primary Sources Research: http://www.library.yale.edu/ref/err/primsrcs.html

African American Studies Research Guide: http://www.library.yale.edu/rsc/af-am/

 

 

I. GENERAL SOURCES

Harner, James L. Literary Research Guide : A Guide to Reference Sources for the Study of Literatures in English and Related Topics. 2nd ed. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1993.
Reference Z2011 H34 1993 (LC)
 
Achtert, Walter S. The MLA Style Manual. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1985.
Reference PN147 A28 1985 (LC)
Also: CCL Reference; SML stacks
 
Holman, Clarence Hugh. A Handbook to Literature. 6th ed. New York: MacMillan, 1992.
Reference PN41 H6X 1992
Also: CCL Reference
 
From Commonwealth to Post-Colonial. Ed. Anna Rutherford. Sydney: Dangaroo, c1992.
SML Stacks PR9080 F76 1989
 
Hughes, Michael. A Companion to West Indian Literature. <London>: Collins, 1979.
SML Stacks Z1502 B5 H83 (LC)
 
Jahn, Janheinz. A History of Neo-African Literature: Writing in Two Continents. Translated from the German by Oliver Coburn and Ursula Lehrburger. London: Faber, 1968.
CCL PL8010 J3413
 
West Indian Literature. Ed. Bruce King. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, 1979.
SML Stacks PR9210 W4
 
Cambridge Guide to Literature in English. Ed. Ian Ousby. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988.
Reference PR85 C29 1988
Also: CCL
 
Cambridge History of American Literature. Ed. Sacvan Bercovitch. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994-. 8 vols.
CCL PS92 C35 1994
 
Columbia Literary History of the United States. Ed. Emory Elliott. New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.
Reference PS92 C64 1988
Also: CCL
 
Drabble, Margaret. The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 5th ed. Oxford; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985.
Reference PR19 H37 1985
 
Hart, James David. The Oxford Companion to American Literature. 5th ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983
.
Reference PS21 +H37 1983
Also: SML Stacks
 
Literary History of the United States. Ed. Robert E. Spiller. 4th ed. New York: Macmillan, 1974. 2 v.
Reference PS88 L57 1974
Also: CCL
 
Ludwig, Richard M. Annals of American Literature, 1602-1983. New York: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Reference PS94 L83 1986
Also: CCL Reference

 

 

II. BIOGRAPHICAL SOURCES

 

Caribbean Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical-Critical Encyclopedia. Ed. Donald E. Herdeck, Maurice A. Lubin <et al.>. Washington : Three Continents Press, c1979.
Reference PN849 C3 C3
 
Fifty Caribbean Writers: A Bio-Bibliographical Critical Sourcebook. Edited by Daryl Cumber Dance. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
Reference PR9205 A52 F54 1986
 
Black Biography, 1790-1950: A Cumulative Index. Ed. Randall K. Burkett, Nancy Hall Burkett, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Alexandria: Chadwyck-Healey, 1987-1990. 4 v.
Reference Z1361 N39 +B52 1990 (LC)
 
Logan, Rayford Whittingham. Dictionary of American Negro Biography. New York: Norton, 1982.
Reference E185.96 L6 1982 (LC)
Also: CCL Reference
 
American Biographical Archive: A One-Alphabet Cumulation of Almost 400 of the Most Important English-Language Biographical Reference Works on the United States and Canada Originally Published Between the 18th and the Early 20th Centuries. [microform] Ed. Laureen Baillie, Gerry Easter. London; New York: K. G. Saur, [1986-].
Reference Fiche B1209
 
American biographical archive II. [micorform]. London ; New York : K.G. Saur, [1994-].
Reference Fiche B2801
 
American Writers : A Collection of Literary Biographies. New York: Charles Scribner's, 1974-
Reference PS129 +A55
Also: CCL Reference
 
American Writers Before 1800: A Biographical and Critical Dictionary. Ed. James A. Levernier, Douglas R. Wilmes. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983. 3 v.
Reference PS185 A43
Also: SML Stacks
 
Bio-Base. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1978-
Reference Desk Fiche S320
 
Biography and Genealogy Master Index : A Consolidated Index to More than 3,200,000 Biographical Sketches in over 350 Current and Retrospective Biographical Dictionaries. Ed. Miranda C. Herbert, Barbara McNeil. 2nd ed. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1980. 8 v.
Reference Z5305 U5 +B56 1980 (LC)
 
Biography and Genealogy Master Index. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1985-
Reference Z5305 U5 +B562 (LC)
 
Biography Index : A Cumulative Index to Biographical Material in Books and Magazines. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1946/49-
Reference Z5301 B56 (LC)
Also available online
 
Contemporary Authors: A Bio-Bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television and Other Fields. Detroit, MI: Gale, 1962-
Reference Z1224 C65 (LC)
 
Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's, 1928-1958. 22 v.
Reference E176 D5 (LC)
 
Dictionary of British and American Women Writers, 1660-1800. Ed. Janet Todd. Totowa, NJ: Rowman & Allanheld, 1985.
Reference PR113 D5 1985
 
Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1978-
Reference PN451 +D53
Also: CCL Reference
Also online through Gale Literary Databases
 
Notable American Women, 1607-1950; A Biographical Dictionary. Ed. Edward T. James. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1971.
Reference CT3260 N67 (LC)
Also: CCL Reference
 
Notable American Women : The Modern Period: A Biographical Dictionary. Ed. Barbara Sicherman, Carol Hurd Green. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1980.
Reference CT3260 N69 (LC)
Also: CCL Reference
 
 

III. LIBRARY CATALOGS, NATIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHIES, AND UNION CATALOGS

 
Commonwealth Secretariat. Commonwealth National Bibliographies: An Annotated Directory. Compiled by the IFLA International Office for UBC. 2nd ed. (rev.). London: Commonwealth Secretariat, 1982.
Reference Z2000.9 +C66 1982 (LC)
 
Caribbean Community. Secretariat. Library. CARICOM Bibliography. v. 1- 1977- . Georgetown, Guyana: Caribbean Community Secretariat Library.
SML Stacks Z1501 +C35 (LC)
 
National Bibliography of Barbados. Bridgetown, Barbados: Public Library, -1992.
Reference Z1561 B3 +N37 (LC)
 
Guyanese National Bibliography. Georgetown, Guyana: National Library.
Reference Z1791 +G89 (LC)
 
Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History. Dictionary Catalog of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1967.
Reference Z881 N592 +S352 (LC)
 
continued by:
Bibliographic Guide to Black Studies. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1975-
Reference Z881 N592 +S353 (LC)
 
National Union Catalog. 1953/57- Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1958-
Reference Z881 A1 +N373 (LC)
      A comprehensive catalog of the holdings of over 800 research libraries in the United States and Canada. An author catalog, it contains records, with location information, for books published anywhere in the world before 1956 but now held in the United States or Canada.
 
Supplemented by:
The National Union Catalog, Pre-1956 Imprints: A Cumulative Author List Representing Library of Congress Printed Cards and Titles Reported by Other American Libraries. London: Mansell, 1968-81. 754 v.
Reference Z881 A1 +N37 (LC)
 
NUC. Books [microform]. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1983-
Reference Fiche S122
 
Books in Print. New York: Bowker, 1948-
SML stacks Z1215 +P97 (LC) [Latest edition at Catalog Reference Desk]
Also: CCL Reference [Latest edition only]
Also online
 
British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books.General Catalogue of Printed Books. Photolithographic Edition to 1955. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1959-1966. 263v.
Reference Z921 +B86 (LC)
Supplements: 1956/65 (50v.); 1966/70 (26v.); 1971/75 (13v.)
 
British Library. General Catalogue of Printed Books, 1976-1985. London: British Library, 1986.
Reference Fiche B1221
 
General Catalogue of Printed Books, 1976-1985 : Supplement, 1982-1985. London: British Library, 1986.
Reference Fiche B1223
 
Nineteenth Century Short-Title Catalogue. Teaneck, NJ: Distributed by Chadwyck-Healey, 1984- . Ser.1, phase 1: 1801-1815 (6 v.); ser.2, phase 1: 1816-1870 (14v.) In progress.
Reference Z2001 +N65 1984 (LC),
     Records extracted from the catalogues of the Bodleian Library, the British Library, the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, the National Library of Scotland, and the University Libraries of Cambridge and Newcastle and designed to provide a bibliographic record of British books published during the nineteenth century. This includes all books published in Britain, all books in English wherever published, and all translations wherever published.
 
Eureka The Online Database of the Research Libraries Group.
 
 

IV. BIBILIOGRAPHIES

 
Besterman, Theodore. A World Bibliography of Bibliographies and of Bibliographical Catalogues, Calendars, Abstracts, Digests, Indexes and the Like. 4th ed. Lausanne: Societas Bibliographica, 1965-66. 5 v.
Reference Z1002 +B47 1965 (LC)
 
Bibliographic Index: A Cumulative Bibliography of Bibliographies. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1937/42-
Reference Z1002 B53 (LC)
 
Nilon, Charles Hampton. Bibliography of Bibliographies in American Literature. New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970.
Reference Z1225 A1 N55 (LC)
Also: CCL
 
Allis, Jeannette B. West Indian Literature: An Index to Criticism, 1930-1975. Boston, MA : G.K. Hall, c1981. (Reference publication in Latin American studies)
Reference Z1502 B5 A38 (LC)
 
Berrian, Brenda F. Bibliography of Women Writers from the Caribbean (1831-1986). 1st ed. Washington, DC: Three Continents Press, c1988.
Reference Z1595 B46 1988 (LC)
 
Caribbean Women Novelists: An Annotated Critical Bibliography. Compiled by Lizabet Paravisini-Gebert and Olga Torres-Seda. Westport, Conn.; London: Greenwood Press, 1993. (Bibliographies and indexes in world literature, no. 36)
Reference Z1595 C364X 1993 (LC)
 
Carnegie, Jeniphier R. Critics on West Indian Literature: A Selected Bibliography. Mona: Research & Publications Committee, University of the West Indies, 1979.
SML Stacks Z1501 C37 (LC)
 
Comitas, Lambros. The Complete Caribbeana, 1900-1975: A Bibliographic Guide to the Scholarly Literature. Millwood, N.Y. : KTO Press, c1977.
Reference Z1595 C63 (LC)
 
Engber, Marjorie. Caribbean Fiction and Poetry. New York: Center for Inter-American Relations, c1970.
SML Stacks X439 970E
 
Feeney, Joan V. Peasant Literature: A Bibliography of Afro-American Nationalism and Social Protest from the Caribbean. 1975.
SML Stacks Z5942 +C68 822 (LC)
 
Jahn, Janheinz. A Bibliography of Neo-African Literature. 1965.
SML Stacks X901 965Jg
 
Jordan, Alma. The English-Speaking Caribbean: A Bibliography of Bibliographies. Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, c1984. (Reference Publications in Latin American studies)
Reference Z1595 J67 1984 (LC)
 
National Book League (Great Britain). The Commonwealth in the Caribbean: An Annotated List. London: National Book League, 1969.
SML Stacks Z1595 N33 (LC)
 
New, William H., comp. Critical Writings on Commonwealth Literatures. 1975.
SML Stacks Z2000.9 N48 (LC)
 
Afro-American Poetry and Drama, 1760-1975: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1979.
Reference Z1229 N39 A37 (LC)
 
Fairbanks, Carol. Black American Fiction: A Bibliography. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1978.
Reference Z1229 N39 F34 (LC)
 
Glikin, Ronda. Black American Women in Literature: A Bibliography, 1976 through 1987. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Inc., 1989.
Reference Z1229 N39 G57 1989 (LC)
 
Houston, Helen Ruth. The Afro-American Novel, 1965-1975: A Descriptive Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Material. Troy, NY: Whitston Pub. Co., 1977.
SML stacks Z1229 N39 H68 (LC)
 
Margolies, Edward V. Afro-American Fiction, 1853-1976: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1979.
Reference Z1229 N39 M37 (LC)
 
Miller, Wayne Charles. A Comprehensive Bibliography for the Study of American Minorities. New York: New York University Press, 1976.
Reference Z1361 E4 +M52 (LC)
Also: SML stacks, Andrews Study
 
Perry, Margaret. The Harlem Renaissance: An Annotated Bibliography and Commentary. New York: Garland Pub., 1982.
Reference Z5956 A47 P47 1982 (LC)
 
Peterson, Bernard L. Contemporary Black American Playwrights and Their Plays: A Biographical Directory and Dramatic Index. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988.
Reference PS153 N5 P49 1988
Also: Drama Reference
 
_____. Early Black American Playwrights and Dramatic Writers: A Biographical Directory and Catalog of Plays, Films, and Broadcasting Scripts. New York: Greenwood Press, 1990.
SML stacks PS153 N5 P495 1990
Also: Drama Reference
 
Rush, Theressa Gunnels. Black American Writers Past and Present: A Biographical and Bibliographical Dictionary. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1975. 2 v.
Reference Z1229 N39 R87
Also: CCL Reference

V. PERIODICALS

 

A. GUIDES AND BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Warwick, Ronald. Commonwealth Literature Periodicals: A Bibliography, Including Periodicals of Former Commonwealth Countries, with Locations in the United Kingdom. London: Mansell, 1979.
Reference Z2000.9 W37 (LC)
 
Daniel, Walter C. Black Journals of the United States: Historical Guides to the World's Periodicals and Newspapers. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982.
Reference PN4882.5 D36
 
Union List of Serials in Libraries of the United States and Canada. New York: H. W. Wilson Co., 1965.
Catalog Reference Desk Z6945 +U53 1965 (LC)
Also: Reference
 
Chielens, Edward E. The Literary Journal in America to 1900: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., [1975]
.
Reference Z6951 C57 (LC)
 
________. The Literary Journal in America, 1900-1950: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit, MI: Gale Research Co., 1977.
Reference Z6951 C572 (LC)
 
Kribbs, Jayne K. An Annotated Bibliography of American Literary Periodicals, 1741-1850. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1977.
Reference Z1219 +K75 (LC)
 
 

B. INDEXES

Callaloo: A Black South Journal of Arts and Letters. Baton Rouge, LA: Callaloo, 1976-.
SML stacks NX506 C34 (LC) [Current Issues in Periodical Reading Room] Publishes annual annotated bibliographies of African-American literature, Caribbean and South American literature, and African literatures
 
Index to Commonwealth Little Magazines. 1964/65- . Troy, N.Y. : Whitston Pub. Co., 1965- .
 
Index to Black Periodicals. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall & Co., 1984- .
Reference AI3 I563 (LC)
 
Index to Periodical Titles by and about Blacks. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1973-1983.
Reference AI3 I563 (LC)
 
Index to Periodical Titles by and about Negroes. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1960-1972.
Reference AI3 I563 (LC)
 
Newman, Richard. Black Index: Afro-Americana in Selected Periodicals, 1907-1949. New York: Garland, 1981.
Reference Z1361 N39 N58 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. v.0(1954/63)-10 (1973). Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 1964-1973.
Reference Z1236 +A43 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. Part A: Article Abstracts and Citations. v.11-25. 1974-88.
Reference Z1236 +A4318 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. Part B: Index to Book Reviews. v.11-25. 1974-88.
Reference Z1236 +A432 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. Part C: American History Reference, Books Articles and Dissertations. v.11-25. 1974-88.
Reference Z1236 +A433 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. Part D: Annual Index. v.11-25. 1974-88.
Reference Z1236 +A434 (LC)
 
America: History and Life. v.12- . Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 1989- .
Reference Z1236 +A4344 (LC)
 
America: History and Life
 
 
Arts & Humanities Citation Index. 1976- . Philadelphia Institute for Scientific Information, 1975- . Three times a year, with the last issue the annual cumulation.
Reference Z5937 +A795 (LC)
Also available online
 
Hapi, Hispanic American Periodicals Index, 1970-1974. Los Angeles, CA : UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California, c1984.
Reference Z6953.8 H36 1984 (LC)
Also available online
 
Hapi, Hispanic American Periodicals Index. 1975- . Los Angeles, UCLA Latin American Center Publications, University of California.
Reference Z6953.8 +H36 (LC)
 
Historical Abstracts. V. 1-16. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 1955-1970.
Reference D1 +H48
 
Historical Abstracts. Part A: Modern History Abstracts, 1450-1914. v.17- . Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 1971- .
Reference D1 +H482
 
Historical Abstracts. Part B: Twentieth Century Abstracts, 1914-. v.17- . Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio, 1971- .
Reference D1 +H483
 
Historical Abstracts
 
International Index to Periodicals. v.1-1907/15-1965. New York: H.W. Wilson. Quarterly.
Reference AI1 S63 (LC)
 
Modern Humanities Research Association. Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1920-
Reference Z2011 M63 (LC)
 
Nineteenth Century Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature, 1890-1899, with Supplementary Indexing, 1900-1922.New York: H.W. Wilson, 1944. 2v.
Reference AI3 +R43 (LC)
 
Periodical Contents Index
 
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature. Rev. ed. Boston and New York: Houghton, Miffliln, and Co., 1891-. 6v. In7.
Reference AI3 P656 1938 (lc)
Also: Poole's Plus/19th Century Masterfile
 
 
C. REPRESENTATIVE JOURNALS

Caribbean Writer. Vol. 1, no. 1 (spring 1987)- . St. Croix, V.T.: Caribbean Research Institute. c 1987- .
SML Stacks PR9205.45 C37
 
Commonwealth Novel in English. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1982)- . Arlington, Tex.: Commonwealth Novel in English, c1982- .
SML Stacks PR9080 A17
 
Journal of Commonwealth Literature. Sept. 1965- . London: Oxford University Press <etc.>, 1965- .
SML Stacks Ia105 J829 (Current issues in Periodical Reading Room)
 
Kyk-Over-Al. Began 1945. <Guyana: s.n.>, 1945- .
SML Stacks PR9320.45 K94
 
Twentieth Century Literature. v. 1- Apr. 1955- . <Hempstead, N.Y., etc., Hofstra University Press, etc., 1955- >.
SML Stacks Ia105 T914 (Current issues in Periodical Reading Room)
 
World Literature Written in English. <Arlington Tex., University of Texas at Arlington> Department of English, 1971- .
SML Stacks PR9080 A1 W67
 
 

VI. PRIMARY SOURCES

A. PRINT

Ash, Lee. Subject Collections: A Guide to Special Book Collections and Subject Emphases as Reported by University, College, Public, and Special Libraries and Museums in the United States and Canada. 6th ed. New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1985. 2 v.
Reference Z688 A2 +A83 1985 (LC)
 
Brathwaite, Kamau. Barbados Poetry, 1661-1979: A Checklist: Books, Pamphlets, Broadsheets. Mona, Jamaica: Savacou Publications, 1979.
SML Stacks Z1561 B3 B7 (LC)
 
Brathwaite, Kamau, 1930- . Jamaica Poetry, a Checklist: Books, Pamphlets, Broadsheets, 1686-1978 . Kingston: Jamaica Library Service, 1979.
SML Stacks Z1547 P7 (LC)
 
Stoelting, Winifred L. A Checklist of the West Indian Fiction: Excluding Cuba, Puerto Rico, and Haiti. Atlanta, Ga.: Atlanta University, <1971>. (C.A.A.S. Reference ; no. 8)
SML Stacks Z1501 +S86 (LC)
 
Thomas, Elizabeth. British and Commonwealth Novels Since 1966. London: National Book League, 1975.
SML Stacks Z2014 F5 T48 (LC)
 
University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica). Library. West Indian Literature: A Select Bibliography. Mona: [s.n] 1964.
SML Stacks X439 +1 1964M
 
Watson, Karl S. Literature of the English and French-speaking West Indies in the University of Florida Libraries; A Bibliography. Gainesville: Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida, 1971.
SML Stacks Z1595 W35 (LC)
 
Brignano, Russell C. Black Americans in Autobiography; An Annotated Reference of Autobiographies and Autobiographical Books Written Since the Civil War. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1974.
Reference Z1361 N39 B67 (LC)
Also: SML stacks
 
Chapman, Dorothy Hilton. Index to Black Poetry. Boston, MA: G. K. Hall, 1974.
Reference PN1025 C53
 
Chapman, Dorothy Hilton. Index to Poetry by Black American Women. New York: Greenwood Press, 1986.
Reference Z1229 N39 C45 1986 (LC)
 
Wright, Lyle Henry. American Fiction, 1774-1850: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography. 2nd ed. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1969.
Reference Z1231 F4 W75 1969 (LC)
 
________. American Fiction, 1851-1875: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1957.
Reference Z1231 F4 W7512 (LC)
 
________. American Fiction, 1876-1900: A Contribution Toward a Bibliography. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1966.
Reference Z1231 F4 W7528 (LC)
 
Wright American Fiction, v.I, 1774-1850. New Haven: Research Publications, [1974?]- .
Microform Film B765
 
Wright American Fiction, v.II, 1851-1875. New Haven: Research Publications, 1969.
Microform Film B838
 
Wright American Fiction, v.III, 1876-1900. New Haven: Research Publications, [19-- ].
Microform Film B855
 
 

B. ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS

 
ArchivesUSA. Arlington, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, [1997- ].
Available online
        ArchivesUSA integrates three resources: The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMUC), The Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US (DARMUS), and The National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States (NIDS). Researchers can search descriptions of manuscript collections in the United States, link to information about the repositories, and locate the finding aids in NIDS, a microfiche collection in the Microtext Center of SML.
 
Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the United States. 2nd ed. Phoenix: Oryx, 1988.
Reference CD3020 +D49 1988 (LC)
 
The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections. Washington, DC: Library of Congress [etc.], 1959/61-
Reference Z6620 U5 +N37 (LC)
 
Index to Personal Names in The National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, 1959-1984. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1988.
Reference Z6620 U5 +I53 1988 (LC)
 
Index to Subjects and Corporate Names in the National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections, 1959-1984. 3 vols. Alexandria, Va.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1994.
Reference Z6620 U5 +N36 1994 (LC)
 
National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States [microform]. Teaneck, NJ: Chadwyck- Healey, 1983-
Microform Fiche B1333
 
National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United Kingdom & Ireland [microform]. Cambridge, Eng.: Chadwyck-Healey, 1988- .
Microform Fiche B2262

 

 

VII. DISSERTATIONS

Dissertation Abstracts. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International.
 
Commonwealth Caribbean Resource Centre. Theses on the Commonwealth Caribbean, 1891-1973. London, Ont.: Office of International Education, University of Western Ontario, [1974?].
SML Stacks Z1502 B5 +C65 1974 (LC)