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HIST 215: Sport and Society (HC)

HIST 215: Sport and Society (Kitroeff) Fall 2016

Sport History Journals

These journals contain articles that focus on the role of sports in society and history.

Other Recommended Resources

Historic Newspapers

Newspapers shed light on events, public opinion, and social mores.  Some titles are available through Tripod including:
          New York Times on the Web
          America's Historical Newspapers
For a fuller list of titles in Tripod, see the page Historical Newspapers & Periodicals

The London Times often serves as a newspaper of record for historical events:
Times (London)
Palmer's Index to the Times Newspaper, 1790-1905
The newspaper is available on microfilm at Bryn Mawr's library.  There is also an annual index in print, 1790 to the present.  Swarthmore has an online index for the Times (1790-1980) within the database, Historical Newspapers Online.

For newspapers not in Tripod, use WorldCat as your guide.  Search by subject as well as title:   british newspapers Limited to Years 1880-1920
Look for the icon Mircofilm.  You will be able to borrow specific years on interlibrary loan.