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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 200B: History of Luxury


Image Credit: "New Boots and Shoes." London: John Evans, 1797. From: The John Johnson Collection .

This guide provides a broad overview of the types of resources you might use while working on your assignment for this class. Because the University of Illinois Library has a very extensive collection of resources in a wide variety of formats, beginning your research can sometimes be daunting. This guide will provide you with strategies for finding resources, as well as links to some online resources and further information.

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us:

Celestina Savonius-Wroth
History Librarian and Head of the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library
(217) 300 3520 | cswroth (at)


Guide created by Mary Stuart and Geoffrey Ross, October 5, 2015.