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American History

Explore library resources related to U.S. history.

Search for E-books

Summon E-book Search

NOTE: This does not search all of PCC Library's e-book databases.

Search Examples

  • world war, 1914-1918
  • world war, 1939-1945
  • world war, 1939-1945 AND nursing
  • civil rights movement 
  • Indians of North America AND wars
  • suffrage AND United States
  • slavery AND United States AND history

Library Catalog Search

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Browse the Stacks

Books on libray shelvesIf you would like to browse the bookshelves, you will find most of our history books in a few key sections. However, depending on the topic, history books can be found all over the library. A librarian will be glad to help you find the section you need.

  • History of the Americas
  • E 75-99  Indians of North America
  • E 101-135  Discovery of America
  • E 184.5-185.98  Afro-Americans
  • E 186-199  Colonial History
  • E 201-298  Revolution
  • E 441-453  Slavery
  • E 456-655  Civil War
  • E 740-837.7  20th Century
  • E 895-904  21st Century
  • F 1-975  U.S. Local History
  • F 206-220  The South
  • F 251-265  North Carolina

Get Books from Other Libraries

Share Book IconIf PCC Library does not own a copy of a book that you need, we can see if another library is able to loan it to you through our interlibrary loan (ILL) service. Just fill out the ILL form as completely as possible. Once the book arrives, we will contact you so that you can pick it up. 

Keep in mind...

  • Cost: FREE!
  • Libraries do not usually purchase or loan textbooks. 
  • Allow 5-10 business days for processing and delivery.