This guide includes major databases to help you find what you need.
Use the tabs to find background, articles, books, primary sources, etc.
A quick note about three of the categories:
- Background Information includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, biographical sources, statistics & data, and other kinds of information that will give you an overview or context.
- Primary Sources includes links to digital primary source collections. These collections contain digital newspapers, magazines, books, maps, or other materials created by participants or observers at the time.
- Class guides will lead you to library guides created specifically for this subject.
Photograph of slaves processing tobacco in Virginia during the 17th century. Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.