The General Collections

INTRODUCTION
USING THE GENERAL COLLECTIONS
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Library of Congress Call Numbers
Catalogs
Reference Collections
SELECTED HOLDINGS
Starting Places: General Sources for U.S. Women's History
Bibliographies
Secondary Sources
Series
Microform Materials
Doctoral Dissertations
Congressional Documents
Indexes to Anthologies and Collections of Essays
Periodicals (Serials, Journals, Magazines, Annuals, Proceedings)
Periodical Indexes
Periodicals for Girls (and Boys)
Industry and Labor Union Journals
Fashion Magazines and Pattern Books
Publications of Organizations and Associations
State Historical Society Publications
Biographical Sources
PATHFINDER: Biographical Sources
Genealogies, Local and Family Histories, City Directories
Memorial Volumes
Women's Writings
Literary Works (Novels, Drama, Poetry, Short Stories)
First-Person Accounts
Travel Accounts
Other Sources
Etiquette Books and Prescriptive Literature
Sex Manuals
Gift Books and Annuals
Cookbooks and Domestic Journals
Game and Hobby Books
School Primers and Readers
College Catalogs
CONCLUSION
GENERAL COLLECTIONS EXTERNAL SITES
VISIT/CONTACT
MEMORIAL VOLUMES
Examples of American Memory Sites Focusing on Regions of the United States
First-Person Accounts in American Memory
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