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History

Research Databases

  • ArchiveGrid

    Provides access to nearly a million descriptions of detailed archival collections held by libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.
     

  • Gale In Context: High School

    Encyclopedia, magazine, and journal articles, plus primary sources, images, video, and more for middle and high school students. Includes the InfoTrac Student Edition database. An excellent place to start gathering material for your History Day project.
     

  • Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

    Contains full-text and article images from the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908) and the Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922). The newspapers are available through a platform provided by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services.

  • Historical Star Tribune (1867-2001)

    This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Available remotely and within our buildings.

    Subscription purchased by Ramsey County Library.

  • Minnesota Reflections

    Collection of images and documents from historical societies, public libraries, special archives, universities, and colleges that depict the history of Minnesota.

  • ProQuest

    Allows cross-searching of the Historical Star Tribune (1867 - 2001), Historical New York Times (1851 - 2014), and the Global Newstream (1980 - current). Full text articles are included.

     

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