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Food History : Find More Sources

A guide about researching food history. Adapted from HIST 200C "Thinking Historically About Food"

Digital Collections

Digitized collections from within and outside the University of Illinois.

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.

Open Access Collections

University of Illinois Subscribed Collections

These collections may be particularly relevant for food history:

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