Recently, Carol Singer and the BGSU Libraries have secured a deal to add a huge cache of primary source documents online via the library website! The database  is available via the American Antiquarian Society Periodicals. See the announcement below.


New Database: American Antiquarian Society Periodicals

The BGSU Libraries will soon provide access to the American Antiquarian Society Periodicals database of 50 themed collections. There are a total of 6500 periodicals in this collection of periodicals published between 1684 and 1912. The periodicals included in this database are not included in any other database, so this represents a huge increase in primary sources available to BGSU students and faculty.

Here are just a few of the collections:

American Political Periodicals 1715-1891
Canadian Periodicals 1790-1877jerome_library_720
Current Events and History Periodicals, 1691-1912
Hobbies, Socialization, and Sport Periodicals, 1775-1889
Periodicals of the British Empire and Its Colonies, 1702-1879
Slavery and Abolition, 1789-1887
Temperance Periodicals in America, 1826-1877
Women’s Periodicals of the Nineteenth Century, 1866-1891

For further information and a complete list of the 50 themed collections, see

If you have any questions, please contact Carol A. Singer,