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HIST 490 - Senior Seminar

This guide is for History Senior Seminars.

Using DePauw's Archives

DePauw's Archives are an excellent place to find lots of primary sources, and to help you develop a research question that hasn't been explored before. There are many physical collections, as well as the DePauw Digital Library, where many of the Archives collections have been digitized and made available online - including publications such as yearbooks and newspapers, documents, photographs, art, and audio/video recordings. To browse or search specific keywords, start here:

Getting started: 

Because every question is unique, your best bet is to start by meeting with our Archivist, Bethany Fiechter. You can email her at, or make an appointment with her here: