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HIST 301 - Pacific Northwest History

This guide is meant to help students of Pacific Northwest History (HIST 301) discover primary and secondary sources on topics in the history of the Paciifc Northwest.


You can find books at Brooks Library using the Onesearch tool from Brooks LIbrary

To gather together various books on a given topic, try a subject search. For instance, you can search "Women -- Washington (State)" or "Washington (State) -- History -- To 1889" or "Yakama Indian Reservation (Wash.)" to find more resources on these topics.

If you find a book on a topic that interests you, click on the subject headings at the bottom of the record to find similar books (see the example below).


To find a specific type of material (government document, book, DVD, etc.), use the advanced search option in Oneseach. Enter in keywords and select location or material type. For instance, by choosing "Special Collections, 4th floor" (see the example below), you will find books in the Special Collections and Archives at Brooks Library. Because many of these books are older, often you can find primary source material--especially on western American history.


Books with Applied Historical Areas