Skip to Main Content

Finding Primary Sources: U.S. History to the Civil War

Looking for some primary sources for that history paper? Start here!

Before the Civil War

Open Access


These are all databases—you'll need to log in with your SXU credentials—and all contain primary source documents pertaining largely to the United States.

Copyright © 2013 | The Library at Saint Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd St., Chicago, IL 60655 | Phone (773) 298-3352 | Fax (773) 298-5231 | Email: | MyMail | MySXU