This guide lists some starting points for doing research in the history of science, including article databases, reference works like encyclopedias and dictionaries, and web resources for biographical information on scientists
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970. Access CD-ROM from workstation in Joseph Regenstein Library first floor reading room OR print at Crerar Reference, floor 1HA202.A3 1975 OR Reading Rm, floor 2 Regenstein HA202.A3 1975
Historical statistics of the United States, Colonial times to 1957; continuation to 1962 and revisions. [Washington For sale by the Sup. of Docs. U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1965] Regenstein Stacks HA202.A3 1960 supp
Selected Historical Census Data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Includes: Population and Housing Counts: 1790 to 1990 Population and Geographic Centers: 1790 to 1990 Urban and Rural Definitions and Data: 1790 to 1990 Housing Tables: 1940-1990 Income Tables: 1970, 1980, and 1990 censuses Poverty Tables: 1970, 1980, and 1990 censuses.
United States Historical Census Data Browser. The data presented here describe the people and the economy of the US for each state and county from 1790 to 1960. This site is made available with the cooperation and consent of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The data displayed here were inititally created by ICPSR.