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HIST 373 - Chicago and New York

This guide supports Professor David Gellman's Fall 2021 course.

Citing Sources in History

There is no one rule or set of rules for citing primary sources in the Chicago Manual of Style; the format of the note and bibliographical entry will depend on the type of material from where the source originates. The links below will provide guidance for how to craft citations for primary sources based on type. 

Note: this box was copied and adapted from Bates' College's Chicago Citation Style LibGuide

Getting help

Librarians are here for you! Use the link below to make an appointment with a librarian - it will automatically create a Zoom link, but some of the librarians have an option to choose in-person on the form (it will still make a link, but we'll know that you're coming in person). 

Most librarians are currently housed in Julian - mostly in the IT office area. 

My office is currently located in the Music Library in the GCPA and you can email me at