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HIST 203B: The Age of Jefferson and Jackson (HC) Spring 2016

History 203B: The Age of Jefferson and Jackson, 1789- 1850 (Saler) Spring 2016

Finding Books

Online Primary Sources

Collections of Primary Sources

Searching for Collections in Tripod and Worldcat

Primary source that are in the Tricollege libraries will often be listed in Tripod under subject words combined with such terms as  "sources"  "early works to 1800"  "correspondence"  "interviews"  or  "personal narratives"  


Use the Advanced Search feature in "Books and More" to limit your search or create complex searches.

Recommended Archives and Collections in the Philadelphia Area

Here are descriptions of just a few of the many interesting archives, collections, and libraries in the Philadelphia area.

Browse other archives, collections, and libraries using ArchiveGrid and the PACSCL website.

Newspaper Sets

Archival sources

Primary Sources in Haverford Special Collections

Background Readings

Subject Headings, Search Terms, Etc


(Keyword:companion OR Keyword:handbook OR encyclopedia)

"Early republic"  

The Oxford companion to United States history

Browse the Subject Headings in Tripod for your time period. It might be described as below:

"United States History Constitutional period, 1789-1809"

"United States Social life and customs 1783-1865"

"United States History 1783-1865 Sources"