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HIST 451, Capstone Research: Library Guides

Databases: Primary Source Collections

Collections of several types of primary sources curated around a topic or theme.

North American

World history collections 

The full text of letters and diary entries, often from works that have been previously published as books containing collections of letters or diaries. Use the Browse indexes to find works about specific historical or life events.

Use the date range limit to narrow your search to a relevant time period. 

U.S. Newspapers

World Newspapers

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Search for articles published in popular magazines and journals from different times in history.

U.S. Periodical Collections

World Periodical Collections

Digitized collections of books published during different time periods.

Official government publications, including laws, treaties, and records of legislative proceedings.

United States

Great Britain

Digitized photos and art images.

These links allow you to search across multiple databases at the same time.

Primary Source collections online

slides from Sept 8 class

sample document collections

Reference sources

Microform Research Collections

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