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Making of America (Cornell University Site)


Materials accessible here are Cornell University Library's contributions to Making of America (MOA), a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through Reconstruction. Includes War of the Rebellion: Compilation of the Official Records.

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, Outside the Library

Subjects: American Civil War; United States History; Image Collections; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies

Notes: The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. This site provides access to 267 monograph volumes and over 100,000 journal articles with 19th-century imprints. The project represents a major collaborative endeavor in preservation and electronic access to historical texts.

Dates of Coverage: Primarily 1850-1877

Format: Web