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War & Society

A guide to sources for the study of military history and the historical implications of war.

Visit FSU Special Collections & Archives

The FSU Special Collections & Archives holds many documents from the Civil War Era. Consider including these unique items in your study of war and society during the American Civil War.


Databases that include several newspaper titles from around the United States.

Databases of individual newspaper titles:

Special Projects:


Slavery: Personal & Plantation Records

The Special Collections at FSU Libraries include a large number of plantation records and other documents from the Antebellum South. Consider the ways in which slavery was an integral part of social life, with implications for businesses, government, and family life.

A great place to start to discover these resources is Adam Hunt's guide to archival materials on Enslavement and Sharecropping in Florida.

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