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Learn more about History at the University of Puget Sound by visiting the History Department website!
You'll find out the requirements for the major, current courses being offered, and information about the faculty.
New History Titles in Collins Library
The East India Company, 1600-1858: A Short History with Documents by
Call Number: Print Books DS465 .B38 2017
Publication Date: 2017
In existence for 258 years, the English East India Company ran a complex, highly integrated global trading network. Over time, the Company developed a pronounced and aggressive colonialism that laid the foundation for Britain's Eastern empire. Includes excerpts from eighteen primary documents Maps, illustrations, a glossary, and a chronology are also included.
History @ Collins Library
This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for Puget Sound students interested in History. It provides general information as well as links to selected print and electronic resources.
- Getting Started leads you to suggested background sources for an overview of your topic.
- Primary Sources include examples of original, uninterpreted sources.
- Books and More highlight current books, Primo, and search strategies.
- Articles focuses on the selection of appropriate databases for locating secondary, scholarly sources.
- Writing & Citing provide information about style manuals and citation management tools.
Collins Library has purchased the American Antiquarian Society Historical Periodicals Collection!
Other recent primary source collections include the following:
Archives of Sexuality & Gender
Primary source material that explores the many facets of LGBTQ history. Users will find page images of a mixture of activist groups’ organizational papers, flyers and pamphlets, NGO and Governmental reports, periodicals, newsletters, personal papers, legal documents and more.
Black Studies Center
Includes scholarly essays, recent periodicals, historical newspaper articles, reference books, and much more. Including The Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, Index to Black Periodicals Full Text, Black Literature Index, and the Chicago Defender historical newspaper from 1912-1975.
A research tool designed to provide access to historical census data and demographic information. It creates maps and reports to help users visually analyze and understand demography and social change throughout history.