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Colonial Research Project: Home

The Unique Nature of Your Colony/State

Books in the Library

We have many books in our library related to the American Colonies. You can browse the shelves for 973.2 and 974.9.

We have a book for each Colony. Connecticut pictured above.

Colonial Research Project

The Pilgrims landing on Plymouth Rock, December 1620

(image from ARTStor.org)

In our library

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Remember: Our Library is Stretchy

Remember your library can  s t r e t c h  to accommodate your information needs. If you can't find what you need in our library or databases, there are two ways I can complete instant purchases:

  • Buy a Kindle book (you need to borrow a library Kindle)
  • Add a book title to Ebrary our e-book database

Each of these options takes about 10 minutes. Ask me! - Kathy Johnson (kjohnson@)

Reference Sources

Nice essays on Puritanism and religious culture and its influence on literature and education. See Vol. 1 for Early America.

R  973  v.1

   

Search Query Tips

In order to find colonial resources you need to indicate that time period in your query as well as the state. Examples:

  • New York Colony
  • Colony of New York
  • New York Colonial Era
  • New York 15th Century OR 16th Century

 

Primary Source Documents

Would You Eat What the Settlers Ate?

Actually, the settlers life was so harsh that just finding enough food to eat was a challenge.

Some resources not appropriate!