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African American Studies

Resources available for the study of African American Studies

Call Numbers

Subject Call # range
African Americans E184.5-E185.98 
Education LC2701-LC2853 
Music M1670-M1671
Art N6538.N5
Media P94.5.A37, PN1992.8 .A34, PN1995.9.N4
Health HB1323.B5, RA448.5.N4, RC451.5.N4

Print titles

Major African American Reference Works in the Helm Library

  • Atlas of African-American History. Rev. ed.  Facts on File. E 185 .C55 2007
  • Black Women in America. 2nd ed.  3 vols. Oxford. E 185.86 .B542 2005
  • Encyclopedia of African American History 1619-1895. 3 vols. Oxford. E 185 .E646 2006
  • Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present. 5 vols. Oxford. E 185 .E5453 2009
  • Encyclopedia of African American Education. 2 vols. Sage. (online access)  & LC2771.E63 2010


  • Encyclopedia of African American Actresses in Film and Television. McFarland Press, 2010. PN 1995.9 .N4 M345 2010
  • The Complexity and progression of black representation in film and television. Lexington Books,   PN1995.9.N4 M66 2016 

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