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Early English Books Online (EEBO)
Over 100,000 books, pamphlets and broadsides published in the English language in any country from 1475 through 1700. Database Guide
Early European Books
All works printed in Europe before 1701, regardless of language, together with all pre-1701 works in European languages printed further afield. Database Guide
Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)
Books, pamphlets, essays, broadsides and more. Based on the English Short Title Catalogue, includes over 136,000 titles (155,000 volumes) works published in the UK during the 18th century plus thousands from elsewhere. Items are primarily in English - though other languages are included.
Eighteenth Century Journals: A Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals, c1685-1835
Contains unique and extremely rare eighteenth century periodicals between 1685 and 1835. Subjects include class and social structure, domestic and foreign affairs, colonialism & empire, literature, drama, theater, music, economics, the industrial revolution, slavery, and much more.
English Crime and Execution Broadsides
This collection of nearly 600 broadsides highlights crime and capital punishment, primarily in England, as seen through the popular press in the 18th and 19th century.
Finding More Primary Sources
The resources listed here are not the only ones available. Many others are in print or microform and can be found by searching library catalogs, like CMU's library catalog, or Worldcat, a database of library holding though out the world (though mainly U. S.). Use some of these terms combined with your topic. For this class, sources might be the best bet.
early works to 1800
witches and sources
occult and sources
It's best to have the term sources, etc. searched as a subject to get the most relevant materials.
There are also additional primary sources listed at:
Finding Primary Sources
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