HIST 7B: Mark Twain Papers - McIntosh

Background Sources

These are just a few examples of reference sources available in the UCB Libraries.  Click on the title to see the OskiCat record for each title and note the library location and call number of the item.  Many reference sources must be used in the library.

*The Oxford companion to Mark Twain

*The Mark Twain encyclopedia

*Critical Companion to Mark Twain

*Mark Twain's Letters (Paine) (selections only but try the index)

Dictionary of American history

Encyclopedia of American social history

* = on reserve at Moffitt; bring the call number and ask for it at the Moffitt Circulation desk

Items listed as being in the "Doe Reference Hall" are on the 2nd floor of Doe Library, in the same hall as the reference desk.

Items listed as being in "Doe Reference" are on the 2nd floor of Doe Library, in the North Reading Room.

The Mark Twain Project is of course a good source of basic information, and the Mark Twain Project Online site has more information including brief biographies of many of the people whose names appear in Twain's letters and writings.

How to get to and register to use the Mark Twain Papers

The Mark Twain Museum provides a chronology of Twain's life that may be useful.

Background Sources - Library databases

These are just a few examples of Library databases that can provide useful background information for your topic.  To see a more complete list, start with the Library home page > Electronic Resources > Electronic Resources, Types A-Z

Last Update: February 02, 2012 17:00 | Tagged with: mark_twain