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Colored Conventions Research Project - Occidental College: Census Records/History Databases

This guide was adapted form the Resources for Colored Conventions Research Guide at the University of Delaware.

Black Thought and Culture

Find Articles and Books about Nineteenth Century Newspapers


19th-Century Journals and Magazines

Ancestry Library Edition

Ancestry Library Edition provides access to many of the genealogical and historical resources offered by, including images of the decennial U.S. census and birth, death, marriage, military service and land records.

Databases for Full-Text Historical Newspapers

Databases for Biographical Information

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