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Tutt Library Research Guides
Use all variations of a keyword.
Today we say Civil War but, in the past, it has been called the American Civil War, War between the States, War of Secession, and War of the Rebellion. If you searched only the term Civil War, you might miss valuable documents written during a different era.
The Library of Congress Authorities and Vocabularies thesaurus will help you find variations of keywords and subject headings.
- The American Civil War
- Coverage: 1848 - 1897
- 100,000+ pages of diaries,
letters and memoirs by 2000+ authors. Includes many previously
unpublished manuscripts. Organized for detailed browsing and
searching. Some materials are cross-searchable under Social and Cultural
- American Memory
- Digitized collections from the Library of Congress, including oral histories, letters, photographs, documents.
- The American West
- Coverage: 1700's-1900's
- Selected manuscripts, maps,
ephemeral material and rare printed sources from the Everett D. Graff
Collection of Western Americana at the Newberry Library, Chicago.
- Black Thought And Culture
- Coverage: 1700 - 2006
- Black Thought and Culture
contains 1,200+ sources covering the non-fiction published works of
leading African Americans. Includes non-fiction works, interviews,
journal articles, speeches, essays, pamphlets, letters and other
fugitive material. Also includes the Black Panther newspaper from
1967-1980. Allows for advanced browsing and searching by author, race,
gender, year, subject, nationality, etc. Some materials are
cross-searchable under Social and Cultural History.
- Women And Social Movements In The United States 1600-2000
- Coverage: 1600 - 2000
- Growing collection of documents
related to women and social movements in U.S. history. Includes
primary source documents, images, dictionary of movements, biographical
dictionary, chronology, reviews, notes, and teaching tools. Organized
for in-depth browsing and searching.
Tutt Library, Colorado College Research Help Desk: 719-389-6662, Texting: 719-387-5441, E-mail: tuttref@ColoradoCollege.edu