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Visualizing Modernity

Guide to finding digital collections of 19th - early 20th century primary sources

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This guide will help you locate 19th and early 20th century primary sources (with a focus on visual art and culture). This guide is designed to support the Honors 122 class, "Visualizing Modernity" and ARTH599, "Art and Culture of the U.S. Gilded Age."

These sources are meant as a starting point, so you may need to explore further depending on your topic!

TUTORIAL: Exploring Primary Source Collections

What makes a primary source? What kinds of materials are held in (digital) primary source collections? How do you find them? Complete this tutorial to learn more!

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