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About Early American Imprints, Series I & II

How and why to search Early American Imprints.

Why use this resource? To locate primary source materials related to American history, literature, culture, and more.

What's in this resource?  Digital images of books (hymnals, literature, travelogues, diaries, cookbooks, maps, textbooks, and more), broadsides, and pamphlets published in the United States between 1639 and 1819.


American History


Cultural Studies


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Early American Imprints, Series I, 1639-1800

Early American Imprints, Series II, 1801-1819