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HIST 246: History of Sexuality in the U.S. (HC)

HIST 246: History of Sexuality in the U.S. (Ginzberg) Spring 2024

Same Sex Love


Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake, Middlebury, VT, 1810-20, Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History

                       (Source: Wikimedia Commons, Public domain)  See author's talk (Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Marriage in Early America)                                           


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The Background page will help in developing your research question and understanding the broader context for your specific topic.  Journal Articles and Scholarly Books will give you material for cultural and historical analyses. Haverford Quaker and Special Collections highlights primary source collections in the College Archives and the Quaker Collection.  There are also books that can be borrowed from the Quaker Collection.  Primary Sources provides further source material from digital collections and the Tri-College print collections.