Subject Guides

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These subject guides are a compendium to our finding aids to facilitate searching and provide a better understanding of the scope of our collections. They are a work-in-progress and are not comprehensive. Please check in regularly as we are continually adding collection descriptions to our library catalog and putting finding aids online. 


Research topics

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African American history Business, industries, and trade Environmental preservation, agriculture, and medicine Ethnic heritage and immigration
Handwritten baptism records, 1747 19th century Korean men Florio speaking during demontration people holding up signs
Family history and religious institutions Foreign countries and international relations Government, politics, and education Labor and consumer rights
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Literature and the arts Local history Military history Popular culture
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Rutgers University Reform and countercultural movements Science, technology, and transportation Women's history

Additional sources

A number of our manuscript and archival materials can only be accessed through finding aids in our reading room that are not yet available online. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact our reference services to find out if we have additional collections that pertain to the topic of your research.