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Preparing for Archival Research

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"How and where do I begin?"

Below are selected tools to help start your research in the Gerth Archives & Special Collections. These resources have been written to assist in understanding primary source research and what you can expect when you enter our physical and online spaces.

General Resources

Research Guides

These research guides are arranged by topic and include some of the most prevalent topics in our collections.

Collection Finding Aids

The Gerth Archives publish finding aids to promote discovery of materials in our repositories. We currently publish these in two places.