Primary sources of all types can also be found in our regular, circulating books, in special collections, and beyond. Here are few ways to find primary texts and sources by using our own Library Search.
1. Use the author search to find books we have by a particular author, politician, journalist or another type of historical witness
2. Do an advanced keyword search in The Library Search and then limit by publication year under “limit your search”) (note: you can also limit by language and many other ways)
Access to a widely scattered collection of original medieval manuscripts that describe travel, real and imaginary, in the Middle Ages. Access to a widely scattered collection of original medieval manuscripts that describe travel, real and imaginary, in the Middle Ages.
The Claremont Colleges and Denison Special Collections are treasure houses of primary historical materials for all types of history and almost all periods. Included in the collections are Incunabula and Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts. While some of these materials are in Library Search, it is best to visit the Special Collections site and contact Special Collections librarians for more information.