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Research Guide: Origins of Human Thought and Culture (LH 105)


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MnPALS Quick Fitz Library Catalog

Search for books and audio-visual materials located in the Fitzgerald Library. Check your account for Due dates & Renewals

 

Search WorldCat to locate materials not in our library. Click on "full text button Find it at SMU" to order. For more information about how to obtain these items see our Interlibrary Loan page.

 

Reference Universe

Search for books in the Fitzgerald Reference Collection.

 

Materials on Reserve in the Library:

Books

  • Gathering a People: a History of the Diocese of Winona
  • Historic Lifestyles in the Upper Mississippi River Valley
  • Immortal River | Cal Fremling
  • North Country: the Making of Minnesota | Mary Lethert Wingerd
  • Private Liberal Arts Colleges in Minnesota: their History and Contributions
  • Sioux Uprising of 1862 | Kenneth Carley
  • A Social History of Winona Minnesota 1880-1905

 

School Newspapers

  • The Troll

Saint Mary's daily student newspaper from 1966 to 1973. Research here the political views of students from this era. Topics might include the Vietnam War, gender equity, racial stereotyping, etc. Issues of The Troll are available in the archives.

 

Articles

  • Scarborough, R. J. "Lesser Cities in Minnesota." Journal of Geography
  • Hyman, Colette. Winona's Women

CDs

  • SMUMN: A Brief History

 

(Ask for these at the Circulation Desk)

 

 


Databases and Indexes--find articles

 

America: History & Life

Comprehensive coverage of articles from journals, book reviews, and dissertations published worldwide on the history and culture of the United States and Canada.  From pre-history to the present. Use for Winona history topics. (from EBSCO )

1964--current | Abstracts & citations only| More info

 

ATLA/S

ATLA Religion Database with ATLASerials combines the premier index to journal articles, book reviews, and collections of essays in all fields of religion with ATLA's online collection of major religion and theology journals. Use for research on the Lasallian heritage. (from EBSCO )

1949--current | Some full text | More info

 

Harp Week 

Includes the full text of Harper's Weekly and provides a continuous record of what happened on a weekly basis from 1857 through 1912. The first segment includes the Civil War Era: 1857-1865. The next two cover Reconstruction: 1866-1871 and 1872-1877. The last six encompass the Gilded Age: 1878-1912. Covers much of the social, political, and economic history of the United States during this period. Use for Winona history topics.

1857--1912 | Full text with graphics

 

Historical Newspapers--Minneapolis Tribune

"The Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue." Use for Winona history topics.

1867--1922 | Full text | More info

 

Religion Journals

Provides a "comprehensive collection of journals covering religious issues and perspectives, including religious news and information, commentary on topics of general interest from the perspective of a particular religion, and formal theological studies." Use for research on the Lasallian heritage.(from ProQuest)

1986--current | Mostly full text | More info

 

Winona Newspaper Project

Online archive of three late 19th century and early 20th century Winona newspapers. Includes available issues of the Winona Argus, the Winona Daily Republican and the Winona Republican Herald. Use for Winona and Saint Mary's history topics.

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Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.

 

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Local Sources

 

Saint Mary's Archives

Located in the McEnery Center lower level

Ask at the Reference Desk in the Fitzgerald Library for access to archive material

 

History Links:
A Civil War Diary
The best source is the Winona Daily Republican

http://www2.smumn.edu/deptpages/~history/civil_war/index.htm

 

Wabasha’s Prairie to Winona
The best source is the Winona Daily Republican
http://www2.smumn.edu/deptpages/~history/sesqui/index.htm

 

Winona Newspaper Project Home page
The best source for SMC/SMU history is the Winona Republican-Herald
http://www.winona.edu/library/databases/winonanewspaperproject.htm

 

Saint Mary's Buildings: History

 

Saint Mary's Presidents

 

School Newspapers

  • The Troll

Saint Mary's daily student newspaper from 1966 to 1973. Research here the political views of students from this era. Topics might include the Vietnam War, gender equity, racial stereotyping, etc. Issues of The Troll are available in the archives.

 

Articles

  • Scarborough, R. J. "Lesser Cities in Minnesota." Journal of Geography
  • Hyman, Colette. Winona's Women

CDs

  • SMUMN: A Brief History

 

Winona County Historical Society

160 Johnson Street
Winona, Minnesota 55987
Telephone 507-454-2723
Fax 507-454-0006

9:00AM - 5:00PM Monday - Friday
Noon - 4:00PM Saturday and Sunday

 

Winona Public Library

(St. Mary's students qualify for a free library card)

151 W 5th Street

Winona, MN 55987

507-452-4582

M-W  10am–6pm  |  T-Th  10am–7pm  |  Fri  10am–5pm  |  Sat  9am-2pm

 

 


 

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Recommended Web sites

 

Minnesota Historical Society

Explore online collections and archives.

 

MNopedia

An online encyclopedia about Minnesota created by the Minnesota Historical Society

 


 

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