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Archives and Special Collections Research Guide   Tags: history, humanities  

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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What are the Archives and Special Collections?

The University Archives contains records of the university.  The Special Collections contain materials that originated outside the university.

To find out more about what's in the Archives and Special Collections, visit the website.

Some materials are available online.  These include:

Other historical research resources at the library

To see more about other historical research sources at the library, please visit John Lewis's Historical Research Methods guide.

Other websites

The History Guide is a subject catalogue of recommended websites for historians, featuring over 11,000 websites.

Newport info

For background information about Newport architecture, start with Yarnall, James L. Newport Through Its Architecture: A History of Styles from Postmedieval to Postmodern. Newport, RI: Salve Regina University Press, 2005.

For background information about Newport history, start with Stensrud, Rockwell. Newport: A Lively Experiment, 1639-1969. Newport, RI: Redwood Library & Athenaeum, 2006.


This guide is based on the Archival Research guide by Creighton Barrett at Dalhousie University.


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