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Thinking Historically About Food (HIST 200)

Digitized Primary Source Collections

Because of the broad chronological and geographical scope of this course, depending on your topic you may find relevant primary sources throughout the many, many digitized primary source collections owned, licensed, or recommended by the Library.

Be sure to look at the sub-categories representing different formats and types of primary sources. For most topics post-1700, government documents, and newspapers and other periodicals can be valuable sources.

You may also wish to search or browse this list of subscribed/licensed resources:

Thematic collections

These collections may be particularly relevant for food history: