Biblical manuscripts of all kinds from the Cambridge Library collection including complete texts of the Scriptures, or smaller compilations such as Gospel books for private or liturgical use, exemplified by the Book of Deer, a Scottish pocket Gospel book generally dated to the first half of the tenth century.
Full Text philosophy and theology classics online in scholarly editions (many of them complete). Includes works of Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Augustine (Latin), Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz, Hobbes, Bacon, Locke, Luther, Santayana, Mill, Nietzsche (German), Pierce, Rousseau, Sidgwick, Anselm (Latin), Kierkegaard (Danish), Dewey, and others. Powerful searching and text analysis capabilities. This is an incomparable collection of primary resources to meet the needs of scholars in philosophy, theology, political theory, and intellectual history.
Includes primary sources that trace the development of the modern western world through the lens of trade and wealth. Includes materials about religious studies from last half of the 15th century to the mid-19th century.
Primary Sources in Library Catalogs
The circulating book collection is also a source for primary sources. These can be found in the following ways:
1. Search by author to find books we have by a particular author, politician, journalist or another type of historical witness
2. Conduct an advanced keyword search in the library catalog and then limit by publication year under “limit your search”)