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Special Collections - American History Sources: Home


Special Collections and College Archives maintains holdings related to significant players and events in the history of the United States. This includes, but is not limited to: The Revolutionary War, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Industrial Revolution, and Political Leaders. Our holdings are comprised of a variety of materials a researcher might want to investigate, including books, manuscript collections, oral histories, photographs, and artifacts. This guide will provide you with a sampling of primary sources housed by Special Collections on this topic, as well as resources to advance your research.


Poster from 1943 describing how to use motion pictures for social values.

Using Motion Pictures for Social Values (1943)