Franklin &  Marshall College Library

CCS 120: Red, and Blue

Reference Room Resources

Bohme, Frederick, 200 Years of U.S. Census Taking : Population and Housing Questions 1790 - 1990, 1989.
HA 37 .U55 B63 1989

Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, 1995.
E 184 .A1 G14 1995

Barkan, Elliott, ed., A Nation of Peoples: a Sourcebook on America’s Multicultural Heritage, 1999.
E 184.A1 N2866 1999

Cramer, C., Black Demographic Data, 1790-1860, 1997.
E 185.198 .C73 1997

Dodd, Donald, Historical Statistics of the States of the United States : Two Centuries of the Census, 1790-1990.
HA 214 .D63 1993


Smith, J., ed., Historical Statistics of Black America, 1995.
E 185 . H543 1995


United States, Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the United States : Colonial Times to 1970, 1976.
HA 202 .B87 1976


Weinberg, M., Racism in Contemporary America, 1996.
E 185.615 W38 Z2 1996

Library Stacks

Anderson, Margo, The American Census: a Social History, 1988.
HA 37 .U55 1988

Barkan, Elliott, And Still They Come : Immigrants and American Society, 1920 to the 1990’s
JV 6455 .B18 1996

McClelland, Peter, Demographic Dimensions of the New Republic : American Interregional Migration, Vital Statistics and Manumissions, 1800-1860, 1982.
HA 214 .M38 1982

Trotter, Joe, (ed.) The Great Migration in Historical Perspective: New Dimensions of Race, Class, and Gender, 1991.
E 185.86 .G65 1991

Documents - Ground Level - Stacks

U. S. Census Collection 1790 - 1990
U.S. Docs C3.99: - C3.233/

Microfilm Government Documents, Lowest Drawer

  • 1800 Census - Pennsylvania: all counties.
  • 1810 Census - Pennsylvania: all counties.
  • Tennessee: Rutherford county.
  • 1820 Census - Pennsylvania: Berks, Bucks, Lancaster, Venango, York counties.
  • 1830 Census - Pennsylvania: Dauphin, Franklin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montgomery counties.
  • 1840 Census - Pennsylvania: Huntingdon, Lancaster, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lehigh counties.
  • 1850 Census - Maryland: Allegany, Calvert, Caroline, Frederick, Somerset, Talbot,
  • Worcester counties, Baltimore City.
  • Missouri: Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery counties.
  • Ohio: Champagne county.
  • Pennsylvania: all counties.

Microfilm Library of Congress Drawer HA 37 .U548

  • 1900 Census - Pennsylvania: Lackawana & Lancaster Counties.

F & M Electronic Resources

American Fact Finder
http://factfinder.census.gov/java_prod/dads.ui.homePage.HomePage

Lexis-Nexis
http://www.lexisnexis.com/us/lnacademic/api/version1/sf?shr=t&sfi=AC01NBSimplSrch

Statistical Universe
http://web.lexis-nexis.com/statuniv

Internet Resources

US Census
http://www. census.gov

US Historical Census Data
http://fisher.lib.Virginia.edu/census

Research Strategies

  • Browse the shelves, reference and stacks, especially from E 184 to HB 281
  • Search the online library catalog via Subject headings:
Immigrants - United States
Migration, Internal -- United States -- History
Minorities - United States
Pluralism (Social science) - United States
United States -- Census--History
United States -- Population --History
Keyword search: join your best guesses with “and”
  • Electronic Journal Indexes: Library home page to “Electronic Resouces”
America History and Life
First Search
  • Full text Journals: Library home page to “Periodicals”
Jstor
Project Muse
Wilson Select