Find accounts of a time period by using print and online periodical indexes. The following index older periodicals:
|International Index to Periodicals||1923-1952||Ref AI3 .R49|
|New York Times Index||1851-present||Ref AI3 .R496|
|Poole's Index to Periodical Literature||1802-1906||Ref AI3 .P7|
|Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature||1890-present||Ref AI3 .R48|
Note that Hekman Library owns a number of periodicals in hard copy that date back to the early 19th century (including popular U.S. magazines such as Life and Time). These print versions provide invaluable access to advertisements, photography, and other “ephemeral” historical material.