The databases listed below focus on books and documents. Databases are searchable by key terms, author, genre, subject, place of publication, history of publishing, and language.
Below is a small list of some of the newspaper and periodical databases we have. For a complete list, go to library.tcu.edu and click Databases. Select Primary Sources from the "Browse by type" list.
The TCU Special Collections is located on the second floor of the library. It holds the following collections that would be interesting to American Studies scholars:
The William Luther Lewis Collection
Erisman Odom Collection
The collection also contains penny dreadfuls and short runs of American periodicals. Early volumes of American periodicals can be found in our databases, in the bound periodicals, and on microfilm.