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HIST 400: Senior Thesis Seminar (HC) 2023-24

History 400: Senior Thesis Seminar (Duan, Graham and Saler) Fall 2023 and Spring 2024

Historical Snapshot of a Research Collection

          Researchers using the Schomburg Collection in 1938 when it was the 135th Street Branch (Source: New York Public Library)


This guide focuses on research strategies and resources for your thesis.  Use the searches and linked examples as jumping off points for exploration.

The Journal Articles and Books pages give you tools for accessing published scholarship.  The Historiography and Background Information pages will help in developing your research questions and understanding the broader context for your specific topic. The Primary Source pages provide major source collections online and special collections libraries and archives as beginning points for exploration.