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HIS 300 - Senior Seminar in History: Reconstruction (Gifford)

The resources in this guide will be useful for student research on the Reconstruction era of U.S. history.

Online Catalog

Searching the Online Catalog

To search for books on your topic, go to the Milner Library website.  

Click on the down arrow beside 'Everything' and select Library Catalog.

 To find books on a specific topic, use the Library Catalog - Advanced Search, and select the Subject option.

To expand searching beyond Milner Library, select the "All I-Share Libraries" option.

To locate primary sources, add terms such as
Sources, Correspondence, Diaries
, Personal narratives, Oral history, or Interviews to your subject search.   

Sample Subjects

Reconstruction (U.S. History 1865 - 1877).

United States - Politics and government - 1865 - 1877.

United States - Race relations - History.                      

African-Americans--History-- 1863 - 1877.

United States Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.

Freedmen -- United States. 

Freed persons - United States.

To search for books and other materials in libraries worldwide, use WorldCat .

Books published before 1923 may be available in full text digital collections such as HathiTrust or Internet Archive.  



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