Provides full text, digital images of books, pamphlets, broadsides and periodicals published in America from 1639-1800.
Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries
Subjects: Manuscripts and Rare Books; History; United States History; Language and Literature; American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)
Notes: The Early American Imprints, Series I is based on American Bibliography: A Chronological Dictionary of all Books, Pamphlets, and Periodical Publications Printed in the United States of America from the Genesis of Printing in 1639 Down to and Including the Year 1800 by Charles Evans, and enhanced by Roger Bristol's Supplement to Evans' American Bibliography. The database also includes an additional 1,200 titles, supplied by the American Antiquarian Society, that are not included in the microfiche collection.
Dates of Coverage: 1639-1800
Update Frequency: Monthly
Print Equivalent: Evans corresponds to the microform series Early American Imprints: Series I, 1639-1800 available in the Microforms Section, Room 100 in *XM-16, 101. Many of the books included in Evans are available in The New York Public Library. Check the Library Catalog for details.
Output Type: Print, Download