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A guide to library and online sources for research on American Studies.
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Car of History

Clio, the Muse of History, stands in a winged chariot representing the passage of time and records events as they occur.

Photo credit: Carlo Franzoni, Car of History, 1819, National Statuary Hall, Washington, D.C. The Architect of the Capitol website.


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Welcome American Studies Students!

This research guide provides general library resources for American Studies. If you have any questions, contact me anytime by email or phone. As the Subject Specialist for History, I'm your librarian!


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Do You Need Primary Sources on American History?

Click the tab above for "Primary Sources" and you will be taken to the Primary Sources Research Guide. For documents specific to American History, take a good look at every tab under "Primary Sources" for Archives, UTSA Databases, Online Digital Collections for U.S. and Texas history, print collections owned by the Libraries, as well as a huge collection of primary source documents available in the Microforms Collection.


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