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CRES 21908 | HIST 26115: Native Americas

A guide to library resources for students in Native Americas, Diana Schwartz instructor (Fall quarter 2014).

Subject Headings

Here are some ways to search for primary sources created before the nineteenth century:

New France -- Discovery and exploration

Indians of North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800

Indians of North America -- History -- 1600-1750

America -- Early accounts to 1600


In our catalog, peoples' self-preferred names will be found as well as older terms:

Iroquois Indians OR Hodenausonee Indians

Chippewa Indians OR Ojibwa Indians

Collections of Digital Primary Sources

Many of the library's resources from the earliest periods of European contact and colonization are available online. Here are some of the most important collections.

Subject Specialist

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Nancy Spiegel
Bibliographer for Art and Cinema
Bibliographer for History
Regenstein Library Room 463