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Native American & Indigenous Studies: Primary sources/Early texts

A guide to the indexes, reference works, legal sources, and primary resources in Native American Studies.

Primary Source Collections of Note

Many early texts are now online, but navigating the databases in which they reside can be unwieldy. 

Start with a subject bibliography, work off the bibliography of an overview article or secondary source, or refer to a compilation of documents as an easy - albeit indirect - entry into the material.

Connect to the campus network in order to access these databases.

A small sampling of items housed in the Rauner Special Collections Library

Elliot Bible - 1663

Arrest warrant - Barnstable, Mass, 1721
Eliot Bible (1663)

Barnstable County, Massachusetts
Arrest warrant (1721)

Microfilm must be requested in advance from off-site storage [catalog location = Dartmouth Library Depository].

For more information contact me, or ask at the Berry Circulation Desk.

Collections of note (in roughly chronological order)