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HIST 111 Origins of the Modern World: Find Primary Sources

Guide for Dr. Schultz's HIST 111 course

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Primary Source Collections on the Web

This list provides access to selected sections of the Fordham Sourcebook:



Hellenistic World 


Late Antiquity




Find Primary Sources in Books

Search CLICsearch to find primary sources in books and ebooks.   When searching the catalog, you will want to use specific subject headings in your searches to single out the primary source materials.  These subject headings are specialized "tag" added to the records to books by catalog librarians to provide accurate descriptions of books.  Using the following words in your search will help you find the source material you seek:


correspondence sources
diary documents
personal narratives        reader
sourcebook documentary history