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Perspectives on History: The Murder of Helen Jewett: Home

History 509:299:01, taught by Prof. Woloson, uses the case of Helen Jewett to explore perspectives on history.

Library Links

Library Website:  www.libraries.rutgers.edu

Library Catalog:  www.iris.rutgers.edu

List of Databases:  http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/indexes

Library Resources

Reference Books

Encyclopedia of American Crime (Ref HV 6789 S54 2000)

Historic U.S. Court Cases, 1690 - 1990:  An Encyclopedia (Ref KF 385 A4 J64 1992)

American Decades (Ref E 169.12 A419 1994)

New Encyclopedia of American Scandal (Ref E 179 N53 2001)

Social History of Crime and Punishment in American (online)

Finding Books

Use the Library Catalog (www.iris.rutgers.edu) to locate secondary, and perhaps some primary, resources on your trial.

Primary Newspaper and Magazine Sources

New York Times (1850 to date)

Washington Post (1877 - 1996)

Wall Street Journal (1899-1995)

Chicago Defender (1909 - 1975)

America's Historical Newspapers (1741 - 1922)

Nineteenth Century US Newspapers (1800 - 1900)

Chronicling America:  America's Historic Newspapers (1860 - 1922)

American Periodical Series (1740 - 1940)

African American Newspapers (1827 - 1902)

Readers' Guide Retrospective (1890 - 1982)

Secondary Sources

America:  History & Life

JSTOR

Internet Sources

Trial Pamphlet Collection (http://ebooks.library.cornell.edu/t/trial/index.php)

Subject Guide

Julie Still
Contact:
Paul Robeson Library

Rutgers University, Camden


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