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HIST 204: Women, Gender and American Society to 1870 (HC)

History 204: Women, Gender and American Society to 1870 (Saler) Spring 2021

Sojourner Truth

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Sojourner Truth, circa 1870 (Wikimedia Commons, public domain)                                                     

Finding Scholarly Studies in Books

Use the Tripod catalog for your home institution  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Haverford College  This link opens in a new windowConnect from Swarthmore College  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]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College   Icon  Icon

       women southern states history  AND (blacks OR "african american*" OR  slave*) AND (white*) [Subject]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

        united states   Foreign public opinion, british AND "19th century"  [Subject]   Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

        "slave narratives" AND ("united states" OR american)  [Subject]  Connect from Bryn Mawr College  Icon  Icon

**  Try opening a search above and replace one of the topics with your subject interest.

Beyond the Tri-College Collections

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.