Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution This link opens in a new window This link opens in a new window to look for all books (print and digital) owned by your college as well as the print titles at the other two schools.
The following searches are a sampling of possibilities. To find materials on a topic, try doing a keyword search in the Tripod Catalog to find relevant materials and then use the subject headings assigned to those titles to find more books. Note that all these searches are in the Books+Media channel. In examples #1 and 4 below, using keywords (rather than subjects) will pick up results from chapter titles.
(free OR slave* OR enslave* OR blacks) AND plantation [Keyword] AND (women* OR gender* OR sex*) AND history AND "united states" [Subject]
women southern states history AND (blacks OR "african american*" OR slave*) AND (white*) [Subject]
united states Foreign public opinion, british AND "19th century" [Subject]
"slave narratives" AND ("united states" OR american) [Subject]
** Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your subject interest.
WorldCat is an important place to look for many materials not owned by the Tricollege Libraries. This combined library catalog contains more than 1 billion titles owned by libraries around the world. Many of these items are available to you though interlibrary loan. Use the button to place requests.