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Research Guides

History : American: Primary Sources: Books, Images & Maps

A research guide to primary and secondary sources for American history. Also see the African American & Asian American history guides.

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Images: 1907 Harvard football poster,  1960 photograph of two women selling Score magazine, 1623 map, Virginiae Item et Floridae Americae Provinciarum,
1899 portrait of Minnie Richards & 1930s era postcard  of Rainier Vista

Digital Book Collections

For books available within the libraries, see Using the UW Libraries Catalog to Find Published Primary Sources on the Books as Primary Sources page.

Digitized Map Collections

Printed maps can be found in the Map Collection located on the ground floor of Suzzallo Library. The Map Collection has original copies of pre-1960 maps as well as a collection of historical atlases. For information see their description of Historic Maps. Historic maps, as well as Krolls and Metsker atlases of the region, can also be found in Special Collections