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The American Culture Wars

A guide to library resources for students in Professor Schultz's course (Autumn 2021).

Searching for Primary Sources

The following terms are found in the subject headings of records for published primary sources.

  • sources
  • diaries
  • personal narratives 
  • songs
  • pamphlets
  • speeches
  • maps
  • caricatures and cartoons
  • pictorial works (for compilations of photographs or other visual materials)
  • specimens
  • periodicals

Sample catalog searches

Use the BEGINS WITH option, select SUBJECT from the drop-down menu.

  • War memorials -- United States
  • Gay liberation movement -- United States -- History
  • African Americans -- Southern states -- Biography
  • Temperance -- United States -- Songs and music
  • Vaccination Refusal -- psychology


Subject Specialist

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Anne Knafl
Joseph Regenstein Library, Room 462