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HY 300: Historian's Craft

Links to history resources and guides for use as building blocks for historical research.

Finding Primary Docs in Collections

Collections can be organized around a number of different things. Sometimes collections are pulled together by a time period.  Sometimes they are pulled together around a person or group of people.  Sometimes a collection can be built for multiple reasons.  It can be helpful to start with something you already know about your topic and use it as a jumping off point.  The lists below are not all the options, but can be good places to start.  Have a look around to see what there is to see. 

Archival Databases



Note:  While newspaper collections could be included here, the number of options lends itself to needing a separate page.

Archival Collections on the Open Web