Early American Imprints 1639-1800
Location: Microfiche Cabinet 21
Early American Imprints is a microfiche collection of all
known existing books, pamphlets and periodical publications printed in the
United States from 1639-1800. It is based on the print compilation called
American Bibliography by Charles Evans (Micro Reference Z 1215 E923)
and the Supplement to Charles Evans' American Bibliography by
Roger P. Bristol (Micro Reference Z 1215 E92334).
Some of the newspapers and periodicals were excluded from the microfiche
Pickler Library has the First Series of Early American Imprints on
microfiche. The library also has full-text access to
Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker,
. a comprehensive set of American books,
pamphlets, and broadsides from the early 1800s, based on
Ralph R. Shaw's and Richard H. Shoemaker's "American
How to search the collection: All of
the Early American Imprints are cataloged in
Truman's Library Catalog and can be searched by author, title, keyword
or subject. The Library Catalog record gives the location as Microfiche Cabinet
21 as well as the microfiche card number you will need.
Evans, Charles. American Bibliography. New York: Peter Smith,
1941. (Micro Reference Z 1215 E923).
This is the main bibliography for the Early American Imprints. It is a
chronological list of all the books, pamphlets and periodical publications
printed in the United States from 1639-1800. Evans was able to complete
the bibliography up to the letter M and 1799.
Bristol, Roger P. Supplement to Charles Evans' American Bibliography.
Charlottesville, Va. : University of Virginia, 1970. (Micro Reference Z 1215
This supplement completes Charles Evans' American Bibliography up to
Shipton, Clifford K. and James E. Mooney. National Index of American
Imprints through 1800 the Short-Title Evans. Worchester, Ma.:
American Antiquarian Society, 1969. (Micro Reference Z 1215 E925)
This bibliography includes the titles in Evans American Bibliography
and 10,035 additional titles.
Bristol, Roger P. Index of Printers, Publishers and Booksellers Indicated
by Charles Evans in his American Bibliography. Charlottesville, Va:
Bibliographical Society of the University of Virginia, 1961 (Micro Reference Z
Early American Imprints 1639-1800 Evans Checklist.
New Canaan, CT.: Readex, date? (on top of Microfiche Cabinet 21)
This is a list which gives the number of microfiche for each entry in Evans
American Bibliography. Entries that have an * are missing from
the microfiche collection.
Hixon, Donald L. Music in early America: a bibliography of music in Evans.
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1970. (General Collection ML 120 U5 H6)
This is an index to the music published in seventeenth and eighteenth century
America as represented by Charles Evans' American Bibliography.
For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out
Time Period: 17th Century 18th Century
Subject keywords: Literature, U. S. History
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