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HIST 100: The Black Death: Disease and Its Consequences in the Middle Ages

Prof. Victoria Morse -- Fall 2019

What is a primary source?

There's no one thing! Try advanced searches in Catalyst for subjects like: biography [also use for autobiographies], newspapers, "personal papers" [use for archival material], correspondence [use for letters], personal diaries, photographs, videos, interviews, pamphlets, artwork, sources [a common one!], and many other types of things!

Digitized Collections (Documents, Books, Periodicals, and More)

National Library of Medicine Online Collections

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a large and extensive history of medicine collection.  As part of the library's mission to provide access and preserve its collection of books, ephemera, pamphlets, posters, etc, the library has created several digitized collections.  Below are four particularly relevant and rich collections for the work in your course. 

More information about the History of Medicine divisions is found here

Carleton Special Collections