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HIST330430_Spring_2020: Primary Sources

This guide provides resources for students in Professor Carayon's HIST 330 and HIST 430 courses for Spring 2020

Primary Sources Online

Primary Sources Online

These databases are provided by SU Libraries. They can be used for most of your topics, including the Yellow Fever examples below. 

Early American Imprints

  • Search for yellow fever
  • Within that search, search 1793 and use the drop down to choose IN DATE

Early American Newspapers

  • Search for yellow fever
  • Use the Custom Date Range widget on the left to search from 1793 to 1793

[E-BOOK] A narrative of the proceedings of the black people during the late awful calamity in Philadelphia in the year 1793 : and a refutation of some censures thrown upon them in some late publications by Absalom Jones, Richard Allen

[E-BOOK] Letters of Benjamin Rush/ Volume 2 by L H Butterfield

[NEWSPAPER] Maryland Gazette, September 1793 (see pages 10 and 13)

[MANUSCRIPT] Minutes of the Committee to Attend to the Malignant Fever, 1793-1794 (from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania)