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HIST 29670: Britain's Age of Revolutions

A guide to resources for students in Professor Johns' course. (Winter 2018)

Searching for Primary Sources

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

  • sources
  • diaries
  • correspondence
  • personal narratives 
  • pamphlets
  • maps
  • speeches
  • early works to 1800
  • voyages and travels

In the library catalog:

Use the ADVANCED SEARCH option, select the BROWSE tab, then SUBJECT from the drop-down menu.

  • England--History--Sources
  • Great Britain--History--Civil War, 1642-1649--Personal Narratives
  • London (England)--Maps
  • Great Britain -- History -- Stuarts, 1603-1714 -- Sources

Use the ADVANCED KEYWORD option in the catalog:

  • SUBJECT Cromwell AND KEYWORD speeches
  • SUBJECT archives sources AND SUBJECT england

Collection Locators

Use these databases to identify repositories and collections beyond campus.

Subject Specialist

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