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History 395: Early British Empire

Primary Sources in the Library Catalogue

Search in the Discovery Service (or search the library advanced search).

Use keywords that describe the type of document - try limiting to the subject field where appropriate: 

  • diaries OR letters
  • correspondence OR "personal narratives"
  • speeches OR addresses
  • documents OR sources

Africa AND sources AND (17th century or 18th century)
slave* AND (letters or correspondence or personal narratives or sources) AND "18th century"

Search for historical entities as authors - limit to the author field. e.g. Church of England  

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